Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh campaign news as the race between Barack Obama and John McCain gains steam, and they reflect on the career of NBC's Tim Russert, who died Friday from an apparent heart attack.
NBC Washington Bureau Chief and longtime "Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert died Friday afternoon from an apparent heart attack. He was 58 years old.
By PBS NewsHour
Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., fielded tough criticism from other contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday in an MSNBC-hosted debate. Two political journalists provide insight on the shift in tone in the primary race.
Democrats debated Iraq scenarios and health care policy at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., on Wednesday at an MSNBC forum moderated by Tim Russert.
Jurors in the trial of former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby delivered guilty verdicts on four of five counts of perjury and obstruction of justice Tuesday, following a four-year investigation into the leak of a CIA agent's identity.
Prosecution and defense lawyers gave their closing statements on Tuesday in the trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff, who is charged with perjury and obstruction. A Washington Post reporter updates the trial.
The perjury trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby this week continued to examine his involvement in the leak of a former CIA operative's name to the press. The case has called into question the use of unnamed sources and other…
By PBS NewsHour
In a nationally televised debate on NBC's "Meet the Press," Democratic candidate for Maryland Senate, Rep. Ben Cardin, attempted to draw distinct ideological lines with his opponent, Republican Lt. Gov. Michael Steele.
The Sunday political talk shows have become a public forum for government officials to explain, attack or defend their Iraq policies. Terence Smith examines how these television programs influence the political process.
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