Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks assess the chances for health care reform to clear Congress this year, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's role in the GOP and the significance of the Virginia governor's race.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama took his case for health care reform to the public Thursday, hosting his first town hall meeting on the topic in Green Bay, Wis.
Gwen Ifill moderated a town hall meeting in advance of President Obama's trip to St. Louis, asking local leaders and residents to assess his first 100 days as president.
President Obama fielded questions from a group in St. Louis at a town hall meeting Wednesday, which marked his 100th day in office.
During a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle pledged to lead a bipartisan health care reform effort, based on evidence and not ideology. Experts discuss the challenges he will face if confirmed.
President-elect Barack Obama named Tom Daschle Thursday to head the Department of Health and Human Services and direct his administration's sweeping health care initiatives. Susan Denzter discusses the selection.
By PBS NewsHour
A California Senate committee voted Monday to reject a bill by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger that would have covered millions of uninsured Californians, ending the hopes of advocates that it would provide a model for national health care reform.
As a Republican in a predominantly Democratic state, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has adjusted his approach to politics. In an interview, he talks the about compromises he has made and the ability of states to take the lead on national…
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