With midterm elections less than three months away, President Obama is joining the campaign trail for some Democrats. Although many polls show his approval ratings have fallen, his schedule is packed with appearances to help campaigns. Judy Woodruff reports.
As voters cast ballots in Colorado's primary, politics-watchers will be keeping an eye out for signs of what might be to come in November's midterm elections. Gwen Ifill speaks with Dan Balz, national political reporter for The Washington Post, about…
A heavy voter turnout in Rwanda was reported Monday at the second presidential election after the 1994 genocide. Special correspondent Kira Kay of the Bureau for International Reporting has more.
Four states -- Connecticut, Georgia, Minnesota and Colorado -- head to the polls for primaries on Tuesday. But the outcome in several Colorado races is being watched as a possible indication of what's to come for this fall's midterm elections.
For more on the political fractures in the Republican Party, Jim Lehrer speaks with Political Editor David Chalian, the newest addition to PBS NewsHour's team.
Judy Woodruff reports on the philosophical war inside the Republican Party, where some energized voters are calling for limited government, big spending cuts and fewer "Washington insiders."…
Nikki Haley was one of two conservative minority Republicans to post primary wins in South Carolina, thanks to strong backing from tea party voters. Judy Woodruff talks to two political watchers about what those wins mean for the general election.
Democrats and Republicans voiced anti-incumbent sentiments with their votes during Tuesday's primary elections. Jim Lehrer talks to two political writers about the loss by longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter and the high stakes for several more veterans.
Tuesday's primary elections in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Arkansas ended with a veteran Senator out of the race, another forced into a runoff and a third facing a Tea Party outsider. Jim Lehrer reports on what these primaries mean for the…
Anger toward government is on the rise, as candidates across the country kick their primary campaigns into gear. Margaret Warner talks to Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center, about a new poll showing dwindling satisfaction with U.S. leadership.
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