Kwame Holman looks back at the life of the last surviving Kennedy brother and his role as a liberal stalwart. Continue reading
Looking to attract GOP votes, Democrats are waging a fierce debate over whether a public option must be part of health care reform. Scholar Norman Ornstein and The Hotline’s Amy Walter predict a health reform bill will clear Congress despite Democrats’ infighting. Continue reading
Amid the race for health care reform legislation on Capitol Hill, the American public has been voicing its views on the debate at locally-based town halls. PBS stations across the country have captured some of those voices and concerns. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading
Editorial writers and columnists assess President Obama’s effort to rally support for health reform and his criticism of opponents for trying to “scare people.”
President Obama called Senate Democrats to the White House on Tuesday in an effort to ease the worries over a trio of spending measures being pushed by the administration. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading
Congress might give the government some say in how much Wall Street executives are paid. A former SEC accountant and a law professor give their take on the plan. Continue reading
The House rushed to inject $2 billion into the cash for clunkers program, and the Associated Press reported that thousands of decaying bridges are suffering under the stimulus package. Continue reading
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats are not giving up too much in the push to pass a bipartisan health reform plan.