In other news Wednesday, Israel warned that Iran is preparing to send two warships to Syria via the Suez Canal. The Egyptian body that oversees the canal denied the claim. The GOP-led House moved ahead with a bill eliminating $61 billion from this fiscal year’s government spending despite a veto threat from President Obama. Continue reading
A day after his State of the Union address focused on job creation and innovation, President Obama toured an energy technology firm to promote his economic message. Correspondent Kwame Holman recaps the day, then Gwen Ifill talks to public media reporters about how the president’s message and the GOP response were received. Continue reading
Health Correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports from Wisconsin, where a Republican sweep in the midterm elections is adding a layer of complexity to the implementation of the federal health care reform law. New resistance is cropping up in the Badger State over whether to expand Medicaid coverage to more people. Continue reading
With four weeks until Election Day, incumbent Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin is facing a tough midterm battle against GOP challenger Ron Johnson. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading
Marked by an interest in innovative techniques and bawdy satire, Warrington Colescott’s challenging and witty fine art prints have buoyed him to national attention.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week, including the national security concernes raised by the foiled New York City bombing and the ongoing oil cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico. Continue reading
In other news Wednesday, a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland grounded flights in Scotland and Northern Ireland for a second day, and the U.S. Senate has dropped a $50 billion fund intended for liquidating banks from financial reform amendments over GOP objections it would lead to more bailouts. Continue reading
Judy Woodruff talks to David Gibson, religion writer for Politics Daily, as charges of misconduct mount in Catholic dioceses around the world. Continue reading