PoliGraph: Ellison's income claim a mix of true and false The congressman's claim that the rich have gotten richer by leaps and bounds in the last 30 years and that everyone else has struggled to increase their earnings is true. But to say that the average American's pay has been stagnant is incorrect.4:49 p.m.
GOP debaters aim for votes, but TV aims for ratings The campaign on television may be the biggest reality show of the year, extravagant broadcasts with elaborate, custom-designed sets and graphics, and large live audiences coached to cheer as they would at a rock concert or football game.4:53 p.m.
The Bonus Army: How A Protest Led To The GI Bill
When World War I veterans returned from overseas, they were promised a cash bonus for their service — but they wouldn't get their money until 1945. Then the Great Depression struck. Desperate for relief, in 1932 a group of veterans from Portland, Ore., went to Washington to demand early payment. The protests led to violence — and eventually the GI Bill.
For Gingrich, A Slow And Steady Climb To The Top
This summer, the former House speaker's campaign seemed to bottom out when most of his staff quit. Now, the 68-year-old finds himself in the top tier of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination. He credits his rise in the polls to his "serious, substantive approach" to the issues.
Hugh Jackman, Back On Broadway And Having A Blast
The star of The X-Men and Real Steel returns to the New York stage for the first time since his Tony-winning turn in The Boy from Oz. He tells Jeff Lunden that he's dancing his behind off — and enjoying the heck out of it.
Pharmaceutical Exec To Lead Penn State Investigation
A pharmaceutical company executive will lead an investigative committee that's looking at the child sexual abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University. This new committee will be made up of students, faculty and board members. This committee's investigation is separate from the criminal investigation already underway.
A Timeline Of The Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal
As the number of people involved in the scandal around former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky grows, exactly who knew what, when, is becoming increasingly unclear. Robert Siegel unpacks the timeline with reporter Sara Ganim of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa., who broke the story of a grand jury investigation of Sandusky in March.