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Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut's leading Democratic candidate for the Senate, spoke out amid allegations that he lied about his military record in Vietnam. Judy Woodruff talks to a reporter with the Hartford Courant in Connecticut about the backlash from the Republican…
Republican Senatorial candidates have attacked Richard Blumenthal, the frontrunner on Connecticut's Democratic ticket, about statements they said inflate his service record in Vietnam. Judy Woodruff reports on Blumenthal's response.
Question: You did a great job explaining where the money for the bailouts comes from. Can you now tell us where, exactly, it is going? If there are so many trillions of dollars sloshing about, how come the…
Question: China’s Premier Wen Jiabao said today he was “worried” about China’s $1 trillion investment in U.S. securities. So, should the United States be worried about his worry? Paul Solman: In response to any economic problem these days, I’m…
President Bush supported Gen. David Petraeus' call to halt future troop drawdowns in Iraq Thursday but also announced that the Army will return to 12-month deployments to help ease the burden on troops. Military experts debate the impact on the…
President Bush said Tuesday he believes last year's surge of 30,000 U.S. troops to Iraq -- which has been attributed with helping reduce the violence in some parts of Baghdad -- is working. Military policy experts debate the effectiveness of…
John Merrow reports on how education benefits offered through the G.I. Bill are issued to soldiers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the renewed efforts by some members of Congress to expand the bill, which has seen…
By PBS NewsHour
Kurdish officials and Iraq's central government reached an agreement on conditions for sharing oil revenue Wednesday, clearing one obstacle for an oil law anxiously awaited by the U.S. government.
The stress of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars has hindered the National Guard's ability to respond to another attack, major natural disaster or other domestic crisis, a congressionally appointed commission said Thursday. Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro explains…
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