One of the Senate's key leaders in shaping comprehensive health care legislation signaled Tuesday that he intends to set an aggressive schedule for Congress with the goal of passing a bill this summer.
As the economy continues in a downward spiral, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are concentrating on serving the needs of the middle class. Kwame Holman speaks to legislators preparing to tackle the economic crisis.
Recent campaign ads have been criticized by political fact checkers for distorting facts and spreading falsities. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the debate over truthfulness on the campaign trail.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the dedication to Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., and the state of the Democratic Party as Kennedy passes the torch to Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.
The government continues to grapple with an estimated $290 billion gap between the amount of tax revenue it is supposed to receive and what it actually collects. Tax experts explain why the gap exists and what should be done to…
The Senate voted 50-48 against a Democratic measure to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq by March 2008, but overwhelmingly passed another resolution pledging support for the troops. Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., give their views on…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The chief executives of 10 major organizations joined environmental watchdog groups Monday to urge President Bush and Congress to enact mandatory caps on carbon dioxide emissions, which most scientists believe contribute to global warming.
The fourth conversation in a series on immigration in the United States highlights the perspective of Jesus Garcia, a community activist in Chicago.
A recent Senate vote has reignited the debate over whether English should be made the official language of the Unites States.
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