President Barack Obama pushed back Tuesday against stepped-up Republican efforts to question his health reform agenda. Four members of key congressional committees discuss the divisions on Capitol Hill.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, President Barack Obama said he could be flexible on the August deadline for a health care reform plan if most details are in place and discussed the state of the economy.
In other news, the Senate voted to confirm Kathleen Sebelius as the next secretary of Health and Human Services, and lawmakers reached a pact that would endorse President Obama's budget agenda.
As the outlines of a health care reform package begin to emerge in Washington, one of the central dividing lines is quickly taking shape: whether the government will create a public insurance plan that would compete with private insurers.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh the week's news, including February's spike in unemployment, President Barack Obama's priorities amid the economic crisis and the debate over the future of the GOP.
President Barack Obama has named Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to head the Health and Human Services Agency and Nancy-Ann DeParle, a former Clinton official, to head the White House Office for Health Reform. Analysts examine the picks and the job…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama has named Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as his new choice to head the massive federal Health and Human Services agency.
In his final State of the Union address, President Bush urged Congress not to delay the economic stimulus bill, while Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius urged for bipartisan efforts to address health care and global warming. Analysts consider the speeches.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat, said this week that the tornado recovery effort in her state has been limited by National Guard resources being diverted to the Iraq war. She discusses this issue and the White House's response.
The search continues for survivors of a tornado that nearly wiped out the town of Greensburg, Kan., with 205 mph winds and a 22-mile path of destruction Friday. The NewsHour reports on the aftermath and efforts to aid residents displaced…
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