Calling his years working with President Obama an "honor and a privilege," Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday that he will step down to become an outside adviser to the president. Judy Woodruff talks to Political Editor David Chalian about the latest…
Jim Lehrer gets perspectives on the Iranian payments to Afghanistan officials from former Afghan Interior Minister Ali Jalali and Steve Clemons of The New America Foundation and The Washington Note blog.
The firing of a U.S. Department of Agriculture employee for alleged racist remarks ended with an apology from White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and a job offer from her former boss, Tom Vilsack. Shirley Sherrod says she accepts the…
Comments by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs about congressional Democrats' stakes in the midterm elections exposed some intraparty rifts this week. Kwame Holman reports on the Democratic tension as the fall elections draw closer.
In other news Wednesday, the White House said it may rescind an invitation to the Afghan president due to strained relations and questions over his commitment to fighting terrorism. Also, the Thai government declared a state of emergency after protesters…
Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks to Jim Lehrer about President Obama's decision to deploy 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan after the new year.
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On the day that veterans around the country are honored for their service, President Barack Obama is set to meet with his top military advisers to continue discussions about the possibility of sending more troops to Afghanistan.
Friday's surprise announcement that President Barack Obama would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize drew both praise from backers of the president and criticism from some of his harshest critics.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates hinted Sunday it may not be possible to close the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay by January, as President Obama has ordered. Margaret Warner reports.
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