By PBS NewsHour
At the Capitol, President Obama met privately with Democrats, urging them to defend his signature health care law. At the same time, a few floors up, Vice President-elect Pence rallied Republicans to dismantle Obamacare. Lisa Desjardins reports on what we…
It’s opening day of the 115th Congress, and there’s already tension. Under pressure, House Republicans deserted plans some had made on Monday to rapidly gut an independent congressional ethics board. Lisa Desjardins reports from Capitol Hill and joins Judy Woodruff…
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
Congress reconvenes Monday after a two-week recess, and plunges immediately into a fierce debate over how to control Iran's nuclear program. Lawmakers also will decide whether to confirm a new attorney general and whether to stabilize payments for Medicare treatments.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption.
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.
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