The House approved Wednesday a hotly-debated housing rescue package aimed at helping strapped homeowners avoid foreclosures after President Bush dropped his opposition to the bill. Experts examine the measure.
President Bush vetoed a bill Wednesday that aimed to expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP, by $35 billion. Rep. Rahm Emanuel, D-Ill., and Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., examine the president's decision and the next steps for the…
Congress is expected in the coming months to debate renewing a children's health insurance program for low-income children. The NewsHour looks at the fight to preserve the program.
The Senate held hearings this week to confirm new leadership and assess U.S. policy in Iraq, while the intelligence community predicted a bleak future for the country's security prospects. Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss Iraq policy.
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