It was the political trial of the decade, starring a hidden child born to a secret, high-octane mistress; an ambitious first lady battling cancer; a loyal daughter watching in the wings; and an emotionally volatile campaign aide condemning his old boss.
Today at 11:30, President Obama gives a press conference from Washington. Melinda Henneberger of Time Magazine helps preview and provide analysis. You can also tweet us with what you would #asktheprez.
Elizabeth Edwards died of breast cancer yesterday at the age of 61. Whether it was on the campaign trail, during her cancer treatments or on book tours, Edwards connected with a large number of people — even as she split from husband and former Senator John Edwards.
Congress may be in recess, but from BP to financial reform to the U.S.-Russia spy case, Washington is generating plenty of news. Melinda Henneberger, editor in chief of Politics Daily, gives her take on the latest while Philip Rucker, national political reporter for The Washington Post, joins to talk about his reporting on NY Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s role in financial reform.
Melinda Henneberger, Editor in Chief of Politics Daily, discusses the nationwide fallout from yesterday's primary elections. Joining her will be Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, who will look specifically at yesterday's Primary elections in New Jersey.