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  • September 18, 2008  

    President Bush addressed recent shifts in the financial sector, central banks flooded currency markets with cash in an attempt to spur banks to begin lending again and the presidential candidates offered fresh reactions to the crisis. Kwame Holman and Judy Woodruff recap the economic news of the day.
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  • August 27, 2008  

    With backers of Hillary Clinton still voicing their support for her presidential bid on the convention floor, the New York senator appeared during the roll call to move that Barack Obama become the Democratic nominee by acclamation. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in after Clinton’s roll call speech. Continue reading

  • August 25, 2008  

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told delegates gathered Monday evening at the Democratic National Convention in Denver that the party’s mission to move in a “new direction” will not be complete until Sen. Barack Obama wins the White House. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2008  

    In 2006, Democrats took over Congress with a promise to bring U.S. troops home. Kwame Holman looks at what’s happened since then and the legislative fight over a bill to fund the Iraq and Afghan wars. Continue reading

  • May 21, 2008  

    With the race for the Democratic nomination reaching the home stretch and continued clashes between the president and Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi assesses the fight between Sens. Obama and Clinton, the racial, economic and gender divisions in the party, and the Democrats’ legislative battle to end the war Iraq. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2008   BY Admin 

    Security was tightened around San Francisco Wednesday as city officials braced for a wave of protests in response to the Olympic torch’s only North American appearance on its journey to Beijing. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2008   BY Admin 

    President Bush said Friday he would sign the $168 billion economic stimulus bill that was passed Thursday by both houses of Congress in a bipartisan effort intended to ward off a possible recession. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2008  

    Congressional leaders and the White House reached an agreement Thursday for an economic stimulus package that would include rebate checks for millions of taxpayers and incentives for businesses to invest in new capital. A panel of economic experts examines how the proposal may help ease economic concerns across the country. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2008   BY Admin 

    Congressional leaders and the White House announced Thursday that they reached a deal on an economic stimulus package that would give most U.S. taxpayers refunds ranging from $600 to $1,200 and roll out tax breaks for businesses. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2007  

    GOP and Democratic lawmakers have sparred in recent weeks over a massive spending bill that, in addition to funding domestic programs, also seeks to include funds for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., discusses legislative battles on Capitol Hill over spending and energy legislation. Continue reading