The government's response to the California wildfires evoked comparisons with Hurricane Katrina, while the United States imposed new sanctions against Iran. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's news.
GOP candidates vying for their party's nomination met Sunday for a debate in Florida, where they promoted their conservative credentials and took aim at the record of Democratic hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton. Political reporters assess the Republicans' performance.
GOP presidential hopefuls gathered in Michigan Tuesday for a debate centering on economic issues, the first such appearance for newcomer former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn. Political reporters assess how the candidates fared in the forum.
Lawmakers lashed out over secret memos on interrogation tactics, and presidential hopefuls reported fund raising figures this week. NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss these issues and other political news of the week.
Speeches, vigils, and other events across the country marked the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. Americans touched by the disaster remembered the 3,000 lives lost that day.
While his rivals for the Republican Party nomination debated Iraq and immigration in New Hampshire Wednesday night, former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson made his entry into the presidential race official from talk show host Jay Leno's couch.
Republican Fred Thompson's unofficial campaign for president has gotten considerable attention as he works to garner support. A political reporter talks about Thompson's likely run and how it might affect the overall race.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Iowa straw poll Saturday, although other top contenders for the GOP nomination did not compete. A Washington Post political reporter assesses Romney's victory.
Republican presidential hopefuls met in New Hampshire Tuesday to define their positions on issues including immigration, faith and the war on terror. A political reporter looks at how the candidates performed.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the testimony of former Deputy Attorney General James Comey, Paul Wolfowitz's departure from the World Bank, the Senate immigration bill, and the new Iraq and Afghanistan "war czar."…
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