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VA Adds 1,600 Workers to Fix Backlog, but 'Always More We Can Do'…
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said no tactical gains were made by militants' attacks in Kabul, which he said were "done for symbolic purposes." Jeffrey Brown and The Associated Press' Patrick Quinn discuss the situation in Kabul, security in…
In an interview Thursday after his news conference at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Jeffrey Brown that the United States seeks to be a power in the Pacific and that defense budget cuts announced Thursday will be hard…
While unveiling the Pentagon's latest defense strategy Thursday, President Obama highlighted a new focus on Asia and a scaled-back military. Ray Suarez reports on the strategy shift, announced just weeks after the last American troops left Iraq.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called Detroit, where four out of 10 children don't graduate from high school, "arguably, the worst school district in the country." Hari Sreenivasan and Detroit Public Television report on how the city's public schools are…
Jeffrey Brown speaks with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the investigation into Toyota's recalls of more than 12 million vehicles after thousands of drivers complained of unintended acceleration. LaHood said an investigation showed that electronic flaws do not appear to…
Gwen Ifill talks to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs about the message the president hopes to convey to Congress and the American people in his State of the Union address.
As federal deficits rise, Defense Secretary Robert Gates is looking to cut spending by close to $100 billion in the next five years, a sign that even the Pentagon's massive budget is subject to government-wide belt tightening. He discusses the…
Calling his years working with President Obama an "honor and a privilege," Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday that he will step down to become an outside adviser to the president. Judy Woodruff talks to Political Editor David Chalian about the latest…
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius explains how the Obama administration is approaching its plans to reform the health care system and address Medicare's mounting funding woes.
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