President Obama faces falling poll numbers with many Americans claiming they have lost faith in the president's ability to handle the economic crisis.
In a newsmaker interview, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel talks to Jim Lehrer about the U.S.-Russia spy swap plan and the legal battle over immigration.
Vice President Joe Biden spent this Independence Day weekend in Baghdad meeting with Iraqi leaders, urging for the formation of a new government as a post-election stalemate continues after almost four months.
Violence in Kyrgyzstan continues as Uzbekistan closed its borders, leaving refugees on the run. Margaret Warner talks to guests about the political and humanitarian ramifications of the continuing ethnic bloodshed.
According to the United Nations, more than 400,000 refugees have fled their homes in Kyrgyzstan a week after ethnic violence began in the Central Asian country. Margaret Warner reports on the fragile situation.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the White House's response to the oil spill and special-interest spending this election season.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the government's role in the Gulf oil disaster and the expensive governor's race in California.
By Quinn Bowman
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is expected to announce Thursday afternoon that he will run as an independent in the race to fill an open Senate seat. How would Sunshine State voters react to a three-way race? We ask two political…
Judy Woodruff takes a look at how the millennial generation -- people born after 1980 -- fits into the current political and economic spectrum. The Pew Center's Paul Taylor and Amanda Lenhart discuss their new report.
With his poll numbers dipping, President Obama will look to use his first State of the Union address to reset the debate over his top priorities. Gwen Ifill speaks with White House adviser David Axelrod about the speech.
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