On Thursday’s NewsHour…
HEALTH REFORM | The Senate passed a package of fixes to the new health care law today before sending it back to the House for a final vote. Ray Suarez reports on the end game and the continuing aftermath.
NEWSMAKER: RAHM EMANUEL | White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel discusses the passage of health care reform, public reaction, and the next items on the president’s agenda in a newsmaker interview with Jim Lehrer.
NEWSMAKER: MIKE PENCE | Republican Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana offers the GOP view of the health care reform process and what will happen next.
STEMMING HOME FORECLOSURES | The government’s record on helping homeowners in need was the target of criticism at a congressional hearing today. Judy Woodruff updates the foreclosure crisis, who is being helped and who isn’t.
YEMEN PRESIDENT SALEH | Margaret Warner interviews President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen about the battle against al-Qaida and government corruption. Then, Jeffrey Brown talks to Margaret Warner about her reporting trip.
Thursday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan will have the other top news of the day in our newsroom, as well as a look at some Web features including new regulations for the fast food chains and resources for teachers regarding the new health law, and the latest on the DNA discoveries from fossils found in Siberia.