In the second of two reports on the implications of the new health care law, Betty Ann Bowser reports from Virginia as Rep. Tom Perriello meets with constituents.
In Texas, Gov. Rick Perry edged out Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to win the state's three-way Republican gubernatorial primary on Tuesday. Gwen Ifill talks to a political expert from the University of Texas at Austin about the general election ahead.
President Barack Obama's approval rating has steadied near 49 percent after dropping for much of this year, according to new voter polls released Friday. Both parties are working to address public frustration over partisan gridlock in Congress as the fall's…
Voters in Maine on Tuesday dealt another defeat to gay-rights advocates after voting to repeal a new state law allowing same-sex marriage.
By Larisa Epatko
BERLIN -- As Germany slowly recovers from the economic crisis, the country's voters are still concerned about jobs and financial stability heading into Sunday's election, which will decide whether Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party stays in power.
As the presidential race marches into its final weeks, the campaigns are employing a shifting set of strategies to appeal to voters in battleground states. Local political reporters discuss the campaign ground games in their states.
Sen. John McCain's acceptance of the Republican nomination marks the culmination of a long political career -- one full of both successes and bitter disappointments. Jeffrey Brown profiles McCain's path to the GOP nod.
President Bush rebuked Democrats at a news conference Tuesday on their inclusion of a troop withdrawal timeline in an Iraq war funding bill. Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Richard Shelby, R-Ala., debate the president's remarks.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Early on, the National Republican Congressional Committee considered Ohio's 6th District its best chance to pick up a Democratic House seat, but with less than a week to go, the GOP is focusing its resources on other embattled Ohio incumbents.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review Editor Rich Lowry discuss the role that negative campaign ads, violence in Iraq and the New Jersey gay marriage ruling will play in the Nov. 7 midterm elections.
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