ON THE NEWSHOUR

  • September 17, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    OBAMA APPOINTS NEW CONSUMER CZAR | President Obama appointed Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren to head the new consumer financial protection agency. Judy Woodruff talks to banking industry consultant Bert Ely and Professor Lynn Stout about what is expected of … Continue reading

  • September 16, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    NEW U.S. POVERTY NUMBERS | The Census Bureau released new economic numbers showing that one in seven Americans lived in poverty last year, and more than 50 million are not insured. Ray Suarez discusses the record poverty numbers and the … Continue reading

  • September 15, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    PRIMARY WINNERS AND LOSERS | Outsiders and tea party backed candidates posted victories in key primaries around the country on Tuesday. Political editor David Chalian reviews the winners and losers. WHAT DO PRIMARY RESULTS MEAN FOR MIDTERMS? | A roundtable … Continue reading

  • September 14, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    AMERICAN RELEASED FROM IRANIAN PRISON | Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers who were captured and accused of spying by Iran, was released from prison on $500,000 bail after being held for 410 days. Jeffrey Brown speaks with two … Continue reading

  • September 13, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    THE DEBATE OVER TAX CUTS | For a few hours Sunday it appeared there might be compromise on whether to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for everyone except Americans making over $250,000. But House minority leader John Boehner later insisted … Continue reading

  • September 10, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    OBAMA PRESS CONFERENCE | President Obama met with the press in the East Wing of the White House for the first time in three months. During the presser that lasted over an hour, the president addressed concerns about the economy … Continue reading

  • September 9, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    QURAN-BURNING CANCELED; ISLAMIC CENTER MAY MOVE | We’ll have analysis of the late-breaking news that the Florida pastor threatening to burn the Quran to mark the anniversary of 9/11 has changed course and conflicting reports about whether the proposed Islamic … Continue reading

  • September 8, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    $300 BILLION TAX CUT PROPOSAL | President Obama proposed a $300 billion tax cut plan as an effort to jump start the economy. Kwame Holman reports on the tax incentives and the president’s path to create new jobs. NEWSMAKER: TIMOTHY … Continue reading

  • September 7, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    TROUBLING NEW POLLS FOR DEMOCRATS | Two new polls show that President Obama’s approval ratings continue to slip as midterm elections approach. Amid the grim poll numbers, Obama announced a new plan for business tax cuts. Political editor David Chalian … Continue reading

  • September 6, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    OBAMA’S $50 BILLION PLAN | The president rallied with workers in Wisconsin Monday and unveiled his new $50 billion infrastructure plan. Jeffrey Brown will have more on the president’s latest plan to boost the economy. WORKING CLASS DEAL WITH LESS … Continue reading