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By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The final weeks of the House race in Connecticut's 4th District have seen an increase in partisan vitriol but only a slight shift in polling numbers.
Social issues such as same-sex marriage and stem cell research are hotly debated among candidates in many of the key races in the upcoming midterm elections. Two political journalists discuss these issues and what their effects may be on the…
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.
With the midterm election approaching and control of Congress at stake, bitterly-fought campaigns have led to a number of controversial negative ads making the news. Analysts discuss the impact of charges of emotional pandering, financial chicanery and loose morals.
High-profile appearances and low-blow campaigning play prominently in Pennsylvania's 8th District where Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick is trying to defend his seat from political newcomer Patrick Murphy.
After months of negative ads and bitter campaign literature, two-term Republican Rep. Jim Gerlach and Democratic challenger for the House Lois Murphy remain deadlocked in a critical suburban Philadelphia district.
Having heard from voters, discussed the key races and examined the latest polls, Shields and Brooks, joined by other guests and experts offer some final thoughts about the homestretch of Vote 2006.
The NewsHour met hundreds of voters along the campaign trail who have expressed an array of opinions on the critical issues that will decide the election. Gwen Ifill sat down with eight likely voters to discuss the war, security, the…
Throughout the campaign, NewsHour correspondents have traveled the country reporting on the closely fought races. Following another look at some of the campaigns, Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg Political Report examine where…
Even before the first ballot is cast, dozens of political polls will have tried to predict the outcome of this closely fought midterm election. Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center, reports on his own survey and some of the…
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