Another powerful natural disaster has exposed lingering resentment that underscores regional divisions in a deeply divided Republican Party.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
On Thursday, Republicans blocked a jobs bill that included an extension of unemployment benefits. Judy Woodruff talks to The Washington Post's Lori Montgomery about why Senate Republicans blocked the bill and what it means for the millions of unemployed.
Faced with historically slow sales, the big three auto companies have made more cost-cutting moves, including temporarily shuttering plants, in an attempt to stay afloat while the government debates an auto industry aid package. A reporter in Detroit provides an…
The White House said Friday it may use funds from the $700 billion financial bailout package to aid struggling U.S. automakers after the Senate rejected a rescue plan. Analysts discuss the debate over the bailout.
The White House said Friday it may use funds from the $700 billion financial bailout package to aid struggling U.S. automakers after the Senate rejected a rescue plan. UAW head Ron Gettelfinger explains his position.
Senate leaders continued to hammer out details of a rescue plan for U.S. automakers Tuesday, including limits on executive compensation and federal oversight of industry restructuring. Sens. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., and Richard Shelby, R-Ala., debate the plan's merits.
Higher education costs have increased by 439 percent since 1982, according to a National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education report. NewsHour special correspondent for education John Merrow looks at the rising burden of education debt.
Congressional leaders are hammering out a deal with the White House to offer General Motors and Chrysler $15 billion in low-interest loans. Two reporters discusses the details.
Deepening financial crisis among the nation's biggest auto makers prompted talks to allow corporations to apply for aid under the $700 billion bailout plan. Reporters and analysts weigh the controversy around the access to money for Detroit's Chrysler, G.M. and…
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