Politics

  • Disability, USA

    Disability, USA

    Steve Kroft reports on the alarming state of the federal disability program, which has exploded in size and could run out of money

  • Building the Capitol Dome

    Building the Capitol Dome

    It’s hard to imagine America without the Capitol Dome, but when you hear how it was created it becomes hard to imagine it exists at all

  • Washington's open secret: Profitable PACs

    Washington's open secret: Profitable PACs

    Most Americans believe it's illegal for politicians to profit from their public office but, as Steve Kroft reports, that's not the case

  • Susan Rice on contending with crisis

    Susan Rice on contending with crisis

    President Obama's national security advisor answers questions about the NSA leaks, Iran, Syria and the attack in Benghazi

  • Washington's open secret: Profitable PACs

    Washington's open secret: Profitable PACs

    Most Americans believe it's illegal for politicians to profit from their public office but, as Steve Kroft reports, that's not the case

  • "Insiders" update

    "Insiders" update

    Steve Kroft's 2011 report shamed Congress into passing the Stock Act, but earlier this month, Congress quietly repealed parts of the law

  • Obama and Clinton, part two

    Obama and Clinton, part two

    President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discuss the disaster in Benghazi and the state of her health

  • Obama and Clinton, part one

    Obama and Clinton, part one

    President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton address their evolution from bitter opponents to partners in the corridors of power.

  • Losing presidential elections

    Losing presidential elections

    Andy Rooney says he always feels sorry for the loser in an election, no matter who it is.

  • Is the U.S. Senate broken?

    Is the U.S. Senate broken?

    Once a great deliberative body, the Senate is now known for deadlock, dysfunction and political games. Will Tuesday's election help? Steve Kroft reports.

  • Campaign 2012, part 1

    Campaign 2012, part 1

    Mitt Romney has a plan to get America back on track, and it begins with a federal government that, he says, "facilitates freedom"

  • Campaign 2012, part 2

    Campaign 2012, part 2

    For President Barack Obama, his re-election means progress for the country

  • Campaign 2012, part 3

    Campaign 2012, part 3

    Mitt Romney on the essential qualities of a leader and the lessons he's learned from history

  • Campaign 2012, part 4

    Campaign 2012, part 4

    President Barack Obama says that in his vision of America, "everybody's got a shot."

  • The Pledge: Grover Norquist's hold on the GOP

    The Pledge: Grover Norquist's hold on the GOP

    Steve Kroft interviews the man many blame for holding up the deficit-reduction process because of an anti-tax pledge that he enforces.

  • Romney & Ryan: The first interview

    Romney & Ryan: The first interview

    One day after choosing Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate, presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Ryan sit down for an interview with CBS News' Bob Schieffer