Al Franken keeps comedy in check — most of the time

Exclusive interviews with the former comedian and many senators shine a new light on the Minnesota Democrat.

PBS Newshour, February 13, 2013

Tommy Thompson dogged by ties to ‘Obamacare’

An examination of federal records shows that the Wisconsin Senate candidate’s post-government career blossomed from the health care law, which he now promises to repeal.

MSNBC The Cycle, November 13, 2012

The makings of a debt deal

This article won the Merriman Smith Memorial Award from the White House Correspondents Association.

Manu Raju interivews Sen. Lamar Alexander

Supercommittee meltdown: Behind the scenes

An in-depth look at how Congress’s most important committee in years failed to cut a deal on the deficit.

MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports, Jan. 24, 2012

GOP softens anti-tax rhetoric

Interviews with top Republicans show there may be some give on the critical tax issue heading into the fall debate.

Manu Raju Interviews Sen. Orrin Hatch