Politics & Government

  • 5:30pm Aug 27, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    Sleepy, Southern And Segregated: What D.C. Was Like In '63

    The 1963 March on Washington was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement. And the city those protesters marched on 50 years ago was very different from the Washington of today.
  • 1:32pm Aug 26, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    Cutting Public Defenders Can Cost Federal Government More

    With the sequester, the Public Defender's Office in Tucson, Ariz., has lost a quarter of its staff. But everyone is entitled to legal representation, so judges are appointing expensive private attorneys in the public defenders' place.
  • 5:03am Aug 26, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    In Arkansas, The Senate Battle Is Already Brutal

    The election is still 15 months away, but the negative ads are already flying as Sen. Mark Pryor tries to hold on to his seat. His GOP challenger, Tom Cotton, is a freshman congressman who is hoping to help the Republicans take control of the Senate.
  • 11:39am Aug 24, 2013
    National National Politics & Government Education

    Obama Campaigns For College Affordability Plan

    The president returned from vacation to take to the road, touring college towns in New York and Pennsylvania to talk about higher education. He's proposing a system that would rank colleges' affordability, which could then be tied to federal aid — but in Washington, a budget battle is waiting.
  • 11:39am Aug 24, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    Trading Domain Names For A Day With The Candidates

    Michael Deutsch loves politics so much so that he systematically purchases Internet domain names that political campaigns might want. But it's not a get-rich-quick scheme. When the campaigns come knocking, asking to take over the domains, he bargains for face time with the candidates.
  • 7:25am Aug 23, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Obamacare To Force Millions To Upgrade Insurance

    Despite promises by President Obama that people can keep the insurance they have once Obamacare is in full effect, millions will have to upgrade their policies to meet the benefit standards laid out by the Affordable Care Act. The measure will be in full swing this January.
  • 7:25am Aug 23, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government Education

    Obama Takes To The Road To Push College Affordability Plan

    Day 2 of President Obama's education-themed bus tour rolls into Binghamton, N.Y., and then travels to Pennsylvania for a stop in Scranton. On Friday, the president will have more praise for colleges that work hard to keep costs down and degree production up.
  • 12:43pm Aug 22, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    New York City Council To Vote On Tough Police Oversight Laws

    Thursday's vote comes just weeks after a federal judge ruled the NYPD violated the civil rights of minorities. But Mayor Michael Bloomberg refuses to back down. He's appealing the judge's ruling, and working to block the council bills as well.