Republicans and President Obama are at odds again, this time over the administration’s plan to invest in high-speed rail. Ed Rendell makes the case for spending to improve the nation’s infrastructure.
As Congress continues to battle over funding for end-of-life counseling, NOW on PBS takes a first-hand look at how doctors help their patients plan for their final months.
The bipartisan federal commission created by Congress to get to the roots of the 2008 financial crisis issued its final report this week. Stacy-Marie Ishmael, an editor with the Financial Times, and Joe Nocera, a business columnist for the New York Times, speak with Alison Stewart about why it was so hard for the commission to determine who was to blame.
Rep. Mike Quigley of Illinois talks with Need to Know’s Jon Meacham about the chances of gun control legislation passing in Congress after the shootings in Arizona.
Peter Sagal offers some advice to a certain down-in-the-dumps Leader of the Free World.