A bill mandating Iraq troop withdrawal failed in the Senate, former CIA agent Valerie Plame testified about the leaking of her name, and some called for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' resignation over the firing of federal prosecutors. Analysts mull these…
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame told a congressional committee Friday that her career ended when a columnist revealed her identity and that she did not recommend her husband for a trip to Niger. The NewsHour provides extended excerpts of her…
President Bush reasserted his confidence in Alberto Gonzales Wednesday, amid calls for the attorney general to resign over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys. Legal analysts discuss the implications for Gonzales.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales admitted Tuesday that "mistakes were made" in the December firing of eight U.S. attorneys, but declined to resign over the controversy. Two senators discuss the day's developments.
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…
In his brief presidency, Gerald Ford, who died Tuesday at age 93, struggled to heal the nation after the Watergate scandal forced his predecessor Richard Nixon from office. Four historians and scholars reflect on Mr. Ford, his presidency and his…
Political analysts discuss the agreement between the White House and GOP leaders on handling terror suspects, and recent poll numbers showing low approval ratings of Congress.
At a press conference Wednesday, President Bush called for "patience and sacrifice" from the American people, while the U.S. troops remain in Iraq and continue to fight the broader war on terror.
By PBS NewsHour
White House press secretary Scott McClellan announced Wednesday his departure, as President Bush's top political adviser Karl Rove reportedly gave up his role in policy development.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush announced Tuesday that Andrew Card, one of the longest serving White House chiefs of staff in modern history, would leave his post and be replaced by the budget director Josh Bolten.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.