Tea Party activists across the country used Thursday's income tax filing deadline as a platform to voice disputes over the growth of government, while the Obama administration stressed the importance of tax-funded programs. Jim Lehrer reports.
As part of a series spotlighting public opinion of government, Judy Woodruff moderates a town hall meeting on the economy, politics and more in Tampa.
In our continuing Spotlight City series about how people view the government, Judy Woodruff reports from Tampa on tracking Florida's federal tax dollars and the debate about how they are spent.
Republicans proposed a long list of amendments during Senate debate on a package of changes to the new health care bill, as Democrats attempt to finish the legislation. Ray Suarez reports.
After Sunday's historic vote on health care reforms in the House, Jim Lehrer talks to Speaker Nancy Pelosi about finding enough votes to pass President Obama's signature domestic issue.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the past week, including Sen. Evan Bayh's decision not to seek re-election and the role of the CPAC summit in selecting the GOP's national candidates.
From left to right, the national political scene was buzzing on Monday. Developments included President Obama's latest appeal for bipartisanship and Sarah Palin's latest turn on the national stage. Gwen Ifill talks to the Hotline's Amy Walter for insight.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks speak with Jim Lehrer about the mood of the nation ahead of President Obama's first State of the Union.
IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman discusses efforts to alleviate the tax burden on Americans facing financial distress this year and explains why it will be hard to reform the tax code.
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