Ray Suarez talks to David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post and Kirk Johnson of the New York Times about what friends and neighbors are saying about alleged Tucson gunman Jared Loughner's mental state and background.
Tom Bearden reports from Tucson on thoughts and feelings after President Obama's speech remembering the victims of Saturday's shooting rampage.
Gwen Ifill gets perspective on President Obama's Tucson speech from historians Ellen Fitzpatrick And Michael Beschloss; Kari Watkins, the Executive Director Of The Oklahoma City National Memorial And Museum; and The Reverend Janet Vincent of Saint Columbia's Episcopal Church In…
The 112th Congress convened Wednesday with Republicans regaining the House majority and Ohio's John Boehner taking over as House speaker. Ray Suarez reports on the day's ceremony and previews the congressional battles ahead, then Jim Lehrer talks to historian Michael…
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a First Amendment case involving the controversial Westboro Baptist Church group protesting at a U.S. Marine's funeral. Kwame Holman reports.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks speak with Jim Lehrer about the week's biggest news stories including the latest unemployment report, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski's primary loss, how the political climate will affect the next…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks weigh in on the stakes for President Obama's on ending U.S. troop drawdown in Iraq.
President Obama's campaign for the White House was largely focused on winding down U.S. involvement in Iraq. On Tuesday, he announced the combat role is over for American troops, yet the mission there is far from over. Kwame Holman reports.
Throngs of Americans answered Glenn Beck's call to attend a weekend rally entitled "Restoring Honor" on the National Mall. Judy Woodruff and analysts gauge his popularity among voters and examine what effect he and the tea party could have on…
By Lea Winerman
President Barack Obama sought to call Congress and the American public to action Wednesday night, in a prime-time speech aimed at resetting the terms of the debate over health care reform.
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