After a salmonella outbreak led to more than half a billion eggs being recalled, the head of the Food and Drug Administration said new measures must be taken to ensure food safety laws are enforced to prevent future problems. Jeffrey Brown speaks with food safety expert Caroline Smith DeWaal and journalist Elizabeth Weise. Continue reading
The trial of a Canadian citizen captured in Afghanistan and accused of war crimes began Thursday, the first under new rules imposed by the Obama administration. For perspective, Margaret Warner speaks with Michelle Shephard of the Toronto Star who has been covering the case for years and is at Guantanamo Naval Base. Continue reading
The last remaining states to vote in the Democratic nominating race, Montana and South Dakota, head to the polls Tuesday — and all eyes are on Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama as the epic race nears a close. Political reporters discuss the candidates’ next moves. Continue reading
- When the U.S. enters into free-trade agreements, are there any rules prohibiting manipulation of foreign exchange rates?
Question/Comment: When the U.S. enters into free-trade agreements, are there any rules prohibiting manipulation of foreign exchange rates? I thought the purpose of floating rates set by the market was to adjust for imbalances in trade. Obviously, that is not … Continue reading
With Democrats in comfortable control of the House of Representatives in the 110th Congress, Republican Conference chair Adam Putnam, R-Fla., provides the GOP’s perspective on the upcoming legislative agenda and hopes for cooperation. Continue reading