How Walker and Jindal are drawing attention for 201602/10/15
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow will Republicans act on Obama’s budget proposals? How will Republicans act on Obama’s budget proposals? Gwen’s Take: The perils of tripping over one’s tongue GWEN IFILL: Call it front-runner-itis....
How will Republicans act on Obama’s budget proposals?
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhat campaign fund trends will carry over to 2016? What midterm lessons can politicians learn for 2016? 2016 hopefuls pitch their presidential qualities at GOP meetings GWEN IFILL: Now for more on the...
Shields and Brooks on Koch brothers’ near-billion dollar spending plan,...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on inviting Netanyahu, GOP abortion bill revolt 2016 hopefuls pitch their presidential qualities at GOP meetings What’s on the agenda for the new GOP controlled congress? JUDY WOODRUFF:...
2016 presidential hopefuls aim to prove their worth in campaign warm up
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhat does Jeb Bush’s campaign curiosity mean for other possible candidates? What campaign funding trends will carry over to 2016? What midterm lessons politicians can learn for 2016 GWEN IFILL: Just in the...
Shields and Brooks on U.S. intervention in Iraq, presidential poll...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. Thats syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. RELATED LINKSCan Iraq be united under Maliki? What to watch in today’s House...
Potential GOP presidential hopefuls address religious right
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Over the last two days, 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls have courted religious conservatives here in Washington. RELATED LINKSWhat to watch in today’s House leadership races Republican rift...
On The Hill And Off It, Two Different GOP Positions On Minimum Wage
Prominent Republicans — including former presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Tim Pawlenty — have endorsed a minimum wage hike in recent weeks. And in Vermont, lawmakers approved the nation's highest statewide minimum wage, in a deal...
Midterm political ads get more positive spin
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow campaigns amass your personal information to deliver tailored political ads Political ad spending doubled in 2012, more drastically in battleground states Super Pacs wage political ad wars with...
What prevents the U.S. from signing the U.N. disabilities treaty?
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The 2014 Paralympic Games being played in Sochi this week have once again focused attention on the talented athletes from around the world who have overcome a variety of disabilities to compete there....
Ron Paul Supporters Get One Last Shout At RNC
Melissa Block talks to Robert Siegel who is on the floor at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Robert reports that around 200 Ron Paul and Rick Santorum supporters say they plan to walk off the floor Thursday night. They are protesting a...
High Profile Names To Speak On RNC's First Full Day
Mara Liasson joins Melissa Block from Tampa to talk about Tuesday's speakers at the Republican national convention. Among them are Mitt Romney's wife Ann, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Rick Santorum.
Romney Campaigns In Conservative Parts Of Colorado
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Houston Wednesday to address a convention of the NAACP. On Tuesday, he was in Colorado, one of the most hotly contested swing states. Romney, who unexpectedly lost to Rick Santorum in the Colorado caucuses...
Romney Ready To Put Primary Season Behind Him
Now that Rick Santorum is out of the Republican race for president, Mitt Romney has the opportunity to go after President Obama without worrying about rivals in his own party.
Romney Talks Freedom At NRA Conference
He can't really call himself a big-time hunter, but Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney went to the annual National Rifle Association meeting loaded for bear. His wasn't a speech about guns, however. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports on Romney's...
Week In Politics: Santorum Makes His Exit
Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of the New York Times. They discuss the latest in politics, including the end of Rick Santorum's campaign for...
It's All Politics, April 12, 2012
And then there were three. We're convinced Rick Santorum pulled out of the race not because NPR's Ron Elving boldly predicted it in last week's podcast but simply to show up Ken Rudin. Plus: Eric Cantor's controversial campaign contribution. And the...
Friday News Roundup - Domestic
The U. S. economic picture remains mixed. While the government reports a lower-than-expected trade deficit, weekly jobless claims hit a two month high. Apple denies accusations by the Justice Department it conspired with publishers to fix e-book...
Santorum's Campaign Was Full Of Surprise Twists
Looking back on the Rick Santorum campaign can turn into a retrospective on the whole Republican nominating campaign, which now looks to be over.
Momentum Shifts As Santorum Exits Race
Rick Santorum ended his presidential campaign Tuesday. It clears the way for Mitt Romney to capture the nomination, though many conservatives have yet to rally around the former Massachusetts governor. The Romney campaign now shifts into the general...
Can Romney Appeal To Women, Minority Voters?
With Rick Santorum out of the presidential race, Mitt Romney is focusing his energy on the general election. Early polls show Romney trailing President Obama, partly due to his deficit with women and Latinos. Guest host Viviana Hurtado speaks with...
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