As part of a series spotlighting public opinion of government, Judy Woodruff moderates a town hall meeting on the economy, politics and more in Tampa.
By Dante Chinni
Clermont, Fla. - Mike Glantz has never been particularly politically involved. But the 70-something decided he was bothered enough by what's going on in Washington to organize a "tea party" meeting in this central Florida community. He booked time in…
Our Spotlight City coverage in Tampa looks at how the government's expanded role in health care will affect the lives and livelihoods of four Floridians.
By Dante Chinni
Clermont, Fla. -- Economic times are hard in this small town in the center of the Florida peninsula. Unemployment in Lake County hovers around 13 percent, and home foreclosures, which clocked in at about 5,800 last year, look to…
As part of the Spotlight City series in Tampa on how the economic crisis has affected attitudes toward government, Gwen Ifill talks to four Floridians about the unstable housing market, high unemployment rates, the soaring cost of living and the…
Paul Solman reports from Florida on people who have lost their homes to foreclosures and the buyers who are snapping up those properties.
In the latest in a series of reports making sense of the economy, Paul Solman examines troubles for both those receiving and those paying for jobless benefits in Florida, where jobless rates are the sixth highest in the country.
With 14 state governments suing over health care reform, Judy Woodruff gets opposing views about the constitutionality of the new federal law.
In other news Friday, former President Bill Clinton returned home after an overnight hospitalization following a heart procedure and much of the Deep South was paralyzed as a rare winter storm deposited several inches of snow.
In his first State of the Union, President Obama said he plans to focus his second year in office on jobs, and renewed his call for more civility in Washington. Judy Woodruff leads a panel of experts about what the…
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