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America’s Buses and Trains Face Budget Cuts

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Americans are using public transportation in huge numbers, but the cost of maintaining public bus and rail systems is making it difficult to keep up…read more

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Faces Behind the Unemployment Numbers

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President Obama went to Elkhart, Indiana last month to sell his stimulus package against a backdrop of despair. The town has dubious distinction of losing…read more

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Sebelius Chosen to Tackle Health Care

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President Barack Obama nominated Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be secretary of health and human services, placing her in charge of his efforts to reform…read more

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NewsHour Interview: President Obama

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Following the announcement of his plans to withdraw U.S. soldiers from Iraq by 2010, President Barack Obama sat down with Jim Lehrer to talk about…read more

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Obama’s New Budget Shows His Priorities

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White House Budget Director Peter Orszag personally delivered the Obama administration’s new budget to the U.S. Capitol yesterday. At 134 pages it is still only…read more

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