Politics

  • May 2, 1997  

    Congress and Clinton have made a deal: Balance the Federal budget by 2002, spend more for child healthcare and education, but cut programs such as Medicare and Medicaid by $200 billion. Continue reading

  • May 2, 1997  

    Congress and Clinton have made a deal — balance the Federal budget by 2002, spend more for child healthcare and education, but cut programs such as Medicare and Medicaid by $200 billion. Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) and Budget Director Franklin Raines discuss negotiations with Paul Solman. Continue reading

  • April 30, 1997  

    How much protection should employees with mental health issues be given in the work place? A NewsHour panel discusses new Equal Opportunity Commission provisions. Continue reading

  • April 29, 1997  

    Thursday’s election will decide who will lead Great Britain. The campaign has been going on across the British isles for the last six weeks. Our report by special correspondent Simon Marks is from the English town of Tamworth. Continue reading

  • April 28, 1997  

    Tomorrow marks the fifth anniversary of one of the nation’s worst civil disturbances. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles reports on the economic aftermath of the Los Angeles riots. Continue reading

  • April 25, 1997  

    D.A.R.E., the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, has been tried out in many schools across the country. Rod Minott of KTCS-Seattle reports Continue reading

  • April 25, 1997  

    A Federal court has ruled the Food and Drug Administration has the authority to regulate tobacco as a drug, but cannot control how it is marketed. How will this effect manufacturers? Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • April 24, 1997  

    Following the 1996 elections, both the Republican and Democratic national committees turned to Coloradans to head their parties. Since then, the new chairmen have had to deal with finance scandals. Margaret Warner leads a debate between Democratic chair Governor Roy Romer and GOP chair Jim Nicholson. Continue reading

  • April 24, 1997  

    The Senate moved toward ratification of the chemical weapons ban treaty. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • April 24, 1997  

    In an heavily guarded courthouse in Denver, Colorado, the trial of Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh began. Continue reading