Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top stories of the past week, including a new power dynamic in the Senate, and efforts to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Senate Democrats are looking to newly-seated Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., to reach across the aisle now that their 60-vote majority is gone. Brown's upset election has cast a new light on legislative tactics like the filibuster, and what they mean…
Columnist Mark Shields, David Brooks break down the news of the week, including the outcome of the Massachusetts special election and Obama's tough sell on health care reform.
David Wessel of the Wall Street Journal explains how the Massachusetts election affected Fed Chief Ben Bernanke's chances at a second term.
Democrats are scrambling after Republican Scott Brown upset the Democratic attorney general for the remainder of Ted Kennedy's Senate term. For more on the implications in Washington and the Bay State, Gwen Ifill is joined by the Hotline's Amy Walter,…
In other news, the vacant Senate seat in Massachusetts was up for grabs on Tuesday, and in Afghanistan, two U.S. troops were killed by a roadside bomb in the south.
President Obama traveled to Massachusetts on Sunday to stump for Democratic candidate Martha Coakley in the increasingly tight race to fill the Senate seat of the late Edward M. Kennedy.
Massachusetts' special election to fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's seat is heating up as a Republican candidate is polling well in a bastion for Democratic politics. Margaret Warner reports.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the week's news, including the tight Senate race in Massachusetts and the American response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti.
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