At the end of an especially eventful August recess, Jeffrey Brown speaks with reporters and analysts from around the nation about how the economy and health care debates are shaping up. Continue reading
President Barack Obama hit the road Thursday to promote an overhaul of the nation’s health care system as Congressional battle lines began to be drawn on reform legislation. Kwame Holman reports on the latest developments. Continue reading
President Barack Obama took his case for health care reform to the public Thursday, hosting his first town hall meeting on the topic in Green Bay, Wis. Continue reading
Amid the economic downturn, schools are struggling to cope with a growing number of homeless children and families. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from Wisconsin. Continue reading
As the impact of the economic downturn ripples across the U.S., four public broadcasting reporters describe how the recession has impacted their states and local communities.
The American Midwest, traditionally a base for manufacturing, has been hit hard by globalization in recent years. Economic correspondent Paul Solman reports on efforts aimed at strengthening the region’s competitive edge. Continue reading
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson kicked off his bid for the Republican presidential nomination at campaign events in Wisconsin and Iowa Wednesday. Continue reading
Inside Washington, President Clinton continues to face a barrage of accusations and questions over an alleged affair with a White House intern. But how do the people of La Crosse, Wisconsin view the president’s political and personal practices? Continue reading