Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Harry Reid comment on the budget negotiations.
As Washington offered divided responses to President Obama's Libya speech, coalition leaders gathered in London to discuss the mission in Libya. Judy Woodruff discusses Libya with Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., who serves on the Armed Services Committee, and Sen. Johnny…
Jim Lehrer talks with two former senators about President Obama's decision to use military force to counter Moammar Gadhafi's troops in Libya. Democratic Sen. Gary Hart of Colorado is a scholar-in-residence at the University of Colorado, and Republican Sen. Norm…
Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Orrin Hatch discuss the president's compromise on health care.
Judy Woodruff talks to two Illinois senators -- Democrat and majority whip Dick Durbin and newly-elected Republican Mark Kirk -- on why they will be seated together in a show of bipartisanship during the president's speech.
In a flurry of debate and negotiation Monday, the Senate moved toward action on the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia. Gwen Ifill discusses the next steps with Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review, and Cynthia Tucker…
As the lame-duck Congress faces impasse on several important legislative issues, Jim Lehrer talks to outgoing Sens. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., and Bob Bennett, R-Utah, about the necessity and perils of compromise -- the often-touted, sometimes-practiced concept in Washington.
As the 111th Congress reconvened on Capitol Hill, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., was found guilty of ethics violations while GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell reversed his stance on earmarks. Gwen Ifill has more details.
Margaret Warner talks to Sen. John Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, about the most pressing issues in U.S. foreign policy, including Afghan President Hamid Karzai's most recent criticism of the U.S. mission in his country.
As part of the NewsHour's series of conversations with newly-elected lawmakers, Judy Woodruff talks to Delaware's Senator-elect, Democrat Chris Coons.
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