In "Rebuilding Justice: Civil Courts in Jeopardy and Why You Should Care," co-authors Rebecca Love Kourlis and Dirk Olin examine problems and potential improvements in the U.S. civil court system, where 30 million cases are filed every year. Ray Suarez…
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that the Senate will not vote on a health care reform bill before its August recess. In a town hall meeting meeting, President Obama said that the delay was "OK," as long as…
With the days ticking down until President Obama's target date for a deal on health care reform, the White House is pushing to convince the public and Congress that swift action is necessary.
Question: How serious is the administration about true reform of the financial system? Are its plans likely to work? Or is regulation a can of worms, a Pandora’s box, and every other cliche that might be subsumed under the…
After President Obama urges Congress to ready a health care reform bill, lawmakers are beginning to ask tough questions on how to overhaul the complex system. Reporters examine the balancing act developing between Congress and the White House.
Telling lawmakers that the U.S. financial system has grown "too unstable and fragile," Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner rolled out the Obama administration's plans Thursday for a massive overhaul of the government's financial oversight role.
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Saying last week's deadly London bombings were "sobering and jarring reminders of the threats we now face," Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff unveiled an overhaul aimed at improving the nation's anti-terrorism and disaster preparedness.
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