President Obama finished out a three-day, four-state campaign trip in hopes of revving up Democratic supporters for the midterm elections.
Gwen Ifill speaks with election observer Scott Worden about the latest vote in Afghanistan and concerns about violence, fraud and low turnout.
Some citizens risked their lives to vote in Afghanistan's weekend elections. The vote counting is expected to be slow and numerous reports of fraud at the polls will be investigated. Gwen Ifill reports.
In President Obama's latest attempt to boost the economy, he plans to propose allowing businesses to write off new capital investments through 2011. However, new polls paint a grim picture for him and congressional Democrats. Political editor David Chalian examines…
House Minority Leader John Boehner called for President Obama to fire his top economic advisers, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and National Economic Council chief Larry Summers. Meanwhile, voters went to the polls in five states that held primary or run-off…
As voters cast ballots in Colorado's primary, politics-watchers will be keeping an eye out for signs of what might be to come in November's midterm elections. Gwen Ifill speaks with Dan Balz, national political reporter for The Washington Post, about…
By Lea Winerman
The public insurance option has gone for a roller-coaster ride over the past few months of debate over a health care overhaul.
Americans broadly support giving gay and lesbian couples the same rights as people in heterosexual marriages, but using the term "marriage" still draws opposition, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey on same-sex marriage.
Demographic changes in some states and worries about the economy have shifted the electoral map this campaign season. Amy Walter and Stuart Rothenberg discuss these significant changes and which voter groups may have had the biggest impact on the presidential…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Rain in the battleground states of Virginia and North Carolina caused problems at some polling booths, and long lines discouraged some voters in Missouri, but for the most part, Americans persevered to vote in this historic presidential election.
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