Politics

  • June 28, 1999  

    At the White House, President Clinton outlined his plans to reform Medicare to include prescription drugs. Continue reading

  • June 28, 1999  

    The Clinton administration has projected a $5.9 trillion budget surplus over the next 15 years. They have proposed using it to pay off the national debt and shore up entitlement programs. The White House budget director, Jack Lew, and Ways and Means chairman, Rep. Bill Archer (R-TX), debate the issue. Continue reading

  • June 25, 1999  

    A new diet drug was recently approved by the Federal Drug Administration and analysts are expecting it to be a big success. Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on Xenical. Continue reading

  • June 25, 1999  

    After eight months of testimony, the Justice Department’s antitrust case against Microsoft has come to a close. Terence Smith talks with Joel Brinkley, a reporter with the New York Times, about what’s next in the trial. Continue reading

  • June 23, 1999  

    NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, discusses the Supreme Court decision on states’ rights of this term. Continue reading

  • June 22, 1999  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, discusses the Supreme Court ruling that puts limits on the reach of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Continue reading

  • June 22, 1999  

    Three experts discuss the implications of the rulings. Continue reading

  • June 22, 1999  

    Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the Senate vote on steel industry protection. Continue reading

  • June 18, 1999  

    Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman provides an update on the recent House debate on gun legislation. Continue reading

  • June 16, 1999  

    Correspondent Kwame Holman looks at the guns and youth violence debate in the House. Continue reading