Analysts Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru discuss political stories of the week, including comments made by two prominent Republicans criticizing the Bush administration on its handling of the war in Iraq.
By PBS NewsHour
In a symbolic move, the House passed a resolution that connected the conflict in Iraq with the global war on terrorism and rejected setting a deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops.
A new political party called the Unity Party launched this week with the intention of creating a 2008 cross-party presidential and vice presidential ticket combining a Republican and Democrat.
With nine Democratic candidates crisscrossing the country debating, making speeches and building support, primary season is in high gear.
Vermont Senator James Jeffords Thursday announced he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent.
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