Columnist Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze this week’s top news with Jim Lehrer, including whether outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s decision to run for minority leader makes her a political liability for the Democrats, what John Boehner’s agenda will be and where President Obama’s re-election hope stand. Continue reading
Seeing the White House illuminated in pink recently sparked a conversation in the newsroom about how the color seems ubiquitous around the world during this year’s breast cancer awareness campaign. These photos illustrate the point.
Republican leaders unveiled their 2010 campaign platform Thursday, promising that if they win control of the House of Representatives to repeal the 6-month-old health reform law and undo other policies enacted by Democrats. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading
Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser looks at the impact of the health reform bill President Obama signed into law six months ago, what changes are set to take effect this week and how some Americans are already using the law’s provisions to improve their health care. Continue reading
A judge in Florida listened to arguments filed by 20 attorneys general who are challenging the validity of a new health reform law. Gwen Ifill talks to reporters for more. Continue reading
In a new report that’s sure to provide fresh ammunition to both sides of the health reform debate, a government estimate released today finds that the new health reform law will not curb the rising costs of care once it … Continue reading
As a part of NewsHour Connect, which showcases some of the best public broadcasting reporting from around the country, Enrique Cerna of KCTS in Seattle reports on the dangers that chemotherapy drugs could pose to healthcare workers who handle them. Continue reading
Federal authorities charged 94 health care providers with Medicare fraud Friday, and 36 of the accused have been arrested so far. The indictments span the country and include doctors, medical assistants, health care company owners and others in Detroit, Miami, … Continue reading