Elections

Turmoil in Haiti

December 13, 2010

Key candidates in last month's presidential election have rejected a recount proposed by Haiti's election council. The initial results of the November 28 vote sparked violent protests. And a cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people. An update on Haiti.

News Roundup - Hour 2

December 10, 2010

The Friday News Roundup. A top Chinese diplomat visits North Korea after the U.S. criticizes China for failing to rein in its ally; supporters of the jailed WikiLeaks' founder retaliate; and the U.S. drops efforts for a settlement freeze...

Congress and the Lame Duck Session

November 15, 2010

Congress begins its lame-duck session. On the agenda -- the Bush-era tax cuts, the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, Medicare reimbursement rates and other key legislative issues.

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...

News Roundup - Hour 2

November 5, 2010

The E.U. and the U.S. step up efforts to improve air cargo security. Greece continues to investigate a series of parcel bomb threats. And Brazil elects its first woman president. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for...

The Constitution Today: Voting

The Constitution Today: Voting

November 1, 2010

When the Founding Fathers crafted the Constitution, states had the power to decide who could vote. In our series, The Constitution Today, a look how national voting rights have evolved.

News Roundup - Hour 1

October 29, 2010

Spending on midterm elections approaches a record $4 billion dollars. President Obama continues to defend his achievements to voters. And banking giant Wells Fargo admits mistakes in thousands of foreclosures. A panel of journalists joins...

Patchwork Nation

Patchwork Nation

October 27, 2010

Red State. Blue State. The terms conjure up a simple image of the way Americans think, behave and vote. With midterm elections ahead, why it's important to view the U.S. as a patchwork nation of distinct communities with overlapping identities.

Juan Williams

October 26, 2010

Juan Williams is a political commentator for Fox News, and until last week he was also a news analyst for NPR. His comments on Fox's The O'Reilly Factor last week prompted a seemingly abrupt dismissal from NPR. Williams talks about his career, his roles as news analyst and commentator, and his reaction to the recent controversy over his dismissal from NPR.

News Roundup - Hour 1

October 22, 2010

President Obama campaigns in western states to rally Democrats. A federal appeals court keeps the Pentagon’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy intact for now. And Toyota issues another massive recall. A panel of journalists joins...

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