Video: The White House went on the offensive on the health care debate, reaching out to women and mothers with a new video from First Lady Michelle Obama.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., hosted an overflow town hall meeting on health care reform August 18th. He hailed the meeting, held in a local church, as a model of civil and respectful debate and discussion.
The following are short interviews with Teresa Albano, editor of the Peoples World and John Wojcik, labor editor of the People's World, peoplesworld.org. Support the Peoples World at peoplesworld.org/support.
MSNBC Rachel Maddow exposes corporate backed protesters at health care town halls, Aug. 5, 2009.
AP News Minute covers NYC mid-air crash, Sotomayor sworn in, Vick on dog-fighting, Hawaii braces for hurricane
Bill Kristol bets that Sarah Palin will come on the Daily Show and admits the government can provide first-class health care on Jon Stewart's Daily Show.
CHICAGO – In a massive midday turnout, thousands of children, students, parents and leading advocates of state and citywide organizations that provide badly needed human services to working families and low-income communities here protested at the downtown Thompson Center June 18 against “doomsday” budget cuts approved by state lawmakers last month.
Dr. George Tiller wanted to be a dermatologist. But when his physician father died, Dr. Tiller temporarily took over his father’s family practice in Wichita.
May 17, 2009 speech by President Barack Obama at Notre Dame University.