Congressional Elections

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 5, 2014

A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Primary Results And Prospects For A Republican Takeover Of The Senate

Primary Results And Prospects For A Republican Takeover Of The Senate

May 21, 2014

It’s called Mini Super Tuesday: What primary results from six states suggest about the strength of the Tea Party, prospects for progressive Democrats and the likelihood of a Republican takeover of the Senate.

A Conversation With Congressman Henry Waxman

April 28, 2014

Henry Waxman is one of the longest-serving members of Congress. The veteran lawmaker talks with Diane on crafting the Clean Air Act and the new health care law and why he's leaving Congress after 40 years.

Battle For Control Of The Senate And Outlook For Midterm Elections

March 18, 2014

A year ago, a Republican National Committee task force issued a biting critique of the party's election failures in 2012. Today, a new battle plan is emerging. The outlook for midterm elections.

Congressional Redistricting And The Electoral College

January 28, 2013

Virginia Republicans have launched the latest congressional redistricting effort, a strategy which many say contributes to partisan gridlock in Washington. Please join us to discuss the politics of gerrymandering and proposed changes to the Electoral College.

State Election Results

November 7, 2012

Journalists join Diane to discuss the results of the 2012 House, Senate and governor elections.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

September 16, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories: President Obama traveled to battleground states this week to promote his new $450 billion jobs plan; eight GOP presidential candidates faced off in the Tea Party-CNN debate on Monday; and Republicans scored an upset victory in New York's ninth district, where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans three-to-one.

Campaign Finance and Upcoming Elections

May 24, 2011

Changes in corporate and special interest spending for 2012: How recent court decisions on campaign financing could influence upcoming elections.

What to expect from a Republican House

What to expect from a Republican House

November 8, 2010

Ohio Congressman John Boehner is expected to be the next Speaker of the House. A panel of journalists joins Diane to discuss the challenges he faces within the Republican party and the possibilities for compromise with the Obama...

What's At Stake in the Midterm Elections

October 25, 2010

Election campaigns are often reduced to sound bites and slogans, but the 2010 midterm could have far reaching consequences. A panel joins Diane to discuss how the results could redraw the political map for the next decade and what's at...

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