With a little more than six weeks left before Americans go to the polls and put us out of our midterm election madness/misery, this year's prevailing political story line got a fresh bump this week: voters want to throw…

The NewsHour's Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian take a look at the stories making headlines in Washington and beyond on this week's Political Checklist, including the recent back-and-forth between House Minority Leader John Boehner and the…

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