On Tuesday’s NewsHour…
HOUSE ROADMAP FOR HEALTH BILL: The pressure built today on uncommitted house Democrats to support health care reform later this week. NewsHour Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the latest in health care reform, including a new voting strategy proposed by Democrats that Republicans quickly condemned. For a closer look at some of the paliamentary procedures Democrats are contemplating, Gwen Ifill speaks with Mary Agnes Carey, a correspondent with Kaiser Health News and Steve Smith, director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis and co-author of several books about Congress, including: “Managing Uncertainty in the House of Representatives.”
U.S. TENSIONS WITH ISRAEL: The dispute between the U.S. and Israel over expanded settlements and the direction of the peace process continued today. For more, Jeffrey Brown speaks with David Makovsky of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Amjad Atallah, of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation.
PAYDAY LENDING: In the first of two reports on plans to overhaul regulations governing the nation’s financial industry, Ray Suarez looks at the push to rein in big lenders who fill the gaps left by big banks.
NEWSMAKER: SENATOR RICHARD SHELBY: Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama, the ranking member on the Banking Committee discusses his views of the broader financial reform bill proposed by Democratic Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd yesterday. Judy Woodruff spoke with Sen. Dodd yesterday.