New polls reveal continued public approval of President Barack Obama and a range of concerns on the economy. Two political reporters discuss what the public is thinking -- and why -- one month into the Obama presidency.
President Obama pledged today to halve the $1.3 trillion deficit by the end of his first term and spoke to Governors at a summit, urging them to use the federal stimulus money responsibly in their states. Kwame Holman reports.
President Barack Obama attended talks on the economy, trade and the environment during his trip to Canada Thursday. Kwame Holman reports.
One day after signing the stimulus bill, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan Wednesday to stem the foreclosure crisis. White House adviser Lawrence Summers offers insight on the recovery strategy.
President Barack Obama unveiled a $75 billion plan to ease the mortgage crisis that helped trigger the country's economic crisis. Kwame Holman reports on the president's announcement and other economic news of the day.
By PBS NewsHour
One day after signing a $787 billion stimulus bill into law, President Barack Obama outlined a $75 billion plan to help stem foreclosures, which is at the heart of the nation's deepening economic woes.
When the stimulus bill was passed with no Republican votes in the House and little GOP support in the Senate, questions arose on the state of bipartisan ties with the new Obama administration. Historians give their perspectives on how bipartisanship…
The stimulus bill neared final approval in Congress Friday after weeks of tough debate. After a recap of the developments, Obama economic adviser Christina Romer discusses the plan.
In this reporter's notebook, NewsHour senior corresondent Judy Woodruff reflects on Sen. Judd Gregg's decision to withdraw his nomination for Commerce Secretary and on how President Barack Obama's stimulus bill has fared in Congress.
Commerce Secretary-designate Judd Gregg became the latest Cabinet nominee to withdraw from consideration, citing key differences with President Barack Obama on economic issues and the forthcoming Census. Washington Post reporter Chris Cillizza discusses the development.
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