Governor Chris Christie recently visited Iowa - ostensibly to raise money for the National Governor's Association - stirring speculation that he's setting up a presidential run and trying to put "Bridgegate" behind him. Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for The Washington Post, discusses the trip's political implications.
Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for The Washington Post, rounds up the latest political news, from the federal budget to Obama's NSA speech, to the national impact of Chris Christie's growing scandals.
At 4:56am Saturday morning, Senate Democrats passed a budget for the first time in four years. Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for the Washington Post, discusses the dueling Republican and Democratic budget proposals, whether there were any surprises in the 500+ amendments proposed during the Senate negotiations, and other news of the week from Washington.
Last week saw two high-profile confirmation hearings, and this week brings the State of the Union - and the GOP response from Marco Rubio. Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for the Washington Post, discusses the news from Washington.
Al and Tipper Gore shocked friends and political observers when they announced that they would separate after 40 years of marriage. The couple that weathered some of the harshest marriage conditions including the scrutiny of life in the White House, the grueling demands of congressional and presidential campaigns, and the tragic loss of a child, were considered to be one of the rare stable pairs in American political life.
In 2000 George W. Bush and John McCain were vying for the Republican nomination in a bitter campaign. We look into their complex relationship in 2008, and whether President Bush has been passing the mantle to nominee John McCain. Karen Tumulty is National Political Correspondent for Time magazine.
As Barack Obama’s trip to Afghanistan, the Middle East and Europe winds down, Josef Joffe, editor and publisher of Die Zeit, a weekly German newspaper, a fellow at the Hoover Institute and the author of Uberpower: The Imperial Temptation of America, then Rami Khouri, editor-at-large at The Daily Star ...
Karen Tumulty, Time Magazine national political correspondent, talks about the week in politics, Barak Obama's role as the other democratic contender, and Romney and Huckabee's relationship to religion.
The social networking site Facebook gets caught sharing its members’ transactions without getting permission. Hear what they’re doing in response to the protests. Time Magazine correspondent Karen Tumulty discusses Huckabee's response to Romney's Mormonism and Obama's new role as the leading democratic contender in Iowa. Also, going to the polls ...