Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the political uproar over Rep. Joe Barton's apology to BP and whether President Obama strongarmed the company into creating a $20 billion escrow fund…
In other news Friday, several communities in Minnesota began to clean up after several tornadoes ripped through the state Thursday, killing three and injuring dozens. Also, hopes dimmed that missing miners in Colombia might be found alive after a deadly…
For 17 days and nights every spring in Charleston, South Carolina, theaters, churches and outdoor spaces are home to opera, theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral and jazz music.
South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson's interruption of President Obama's address to Congress Wednesday night was a rare instance of presidential heckling, but it was not the first. Historian Richard Norton Smith discusses past instances and the context.
In other news, the lieutenant governor of South Carolina asked Republican Gov. Mark Sanford to resign, and new economic data showed better-than-expected recoveries in the manufacturing and housing sectors.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks examine developments in the landmark climate change legislation before Congress, as well as the fallout from S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford's admission to an extramarital affair.
In other news, a bombing at a Baghdad market killed at least 69 people, and the Federal Reserve said it will leave interest rates unchanged.
By PBS NewsHour
Capping days of political mystery surrounding his whereabouts, Gov. Mark Sanford admitted Wednesday he's been having an affair with a woman he visited on a trip to Argentina and said he'll resign as head of the Republican Governors Association.
Sen. John McCain spent a second consecutive day in Ohio Friday talking about his economic plans as Sen. Barack Obama swept through Iowa and Indiana clarifying his own tax plan. Ray Suarez has the latest from the campaign trail.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Calling for a "politics of common sense" and saying his campaign represented an unprecedented coalition of Americans, Sen. Barack Obama celebrated a 27-point victory Saturday in South Carolina.
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