DetectFlashDecision_Blog('news01s46c8q101c', '-RDh1X-HzQM', '29'); In this week's edition of the Political Checklist, Political Editor David Chalian and Senior Correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff discuss the Republican agenda as the party retakes control of the House of Representatives this…

DetectFlashDecision_Blog('news01s4661qff1', 'X2HTWtzu20Y', '29'); In this week's edition of the Political Checklist, Political Editor David Chalian talks with Senior Correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff about their takeaways from the final weeks of the 111th Congress - known as…

DetectFlashDecision_Blog('news01s45edqff1', 'ssE7IK2Tq2k', '29'); Political Editor David Chalian and Senior Correspondent Gwen Ifill evaluate the new political realities in Washington as Democrats in the lame duck Congress appear ready to concede on a major issue: repeal of the…

As President Obama prepares for his latest campaign swing that includes a big public rally in Madison, Wis., Gwen Ifill discusses how the White House is employing the president's celebrity status with young voters as a way to enliven…

The NewsHour's Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian take a look at the stories making headlines in Washington and beyond on this week's Political Checklist, including the recent back-and-forth between House Minority Leader John Boehner and the…

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