Topic: National Press Club
In nod to gay rights, Obama backs repeal of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act), which defines marriage as between one man and one woman and withholds federal benefits from gay married couples.
07/19/2011 05:58 pm
Veteran newsman Jim Lehrer will relinquish the anchor's chair at 'PBS NewsHour' on June 6. Media analysts credit him for the newscast's 'fact-based,' 'well-reasoned,' and 'civilized' approach.
05/12/2011 08:37 pm
Ron Schiller, the executive caught in the hidden-camera sting, says NPR, which gets less than 2 percent of its budget from federal funds, would be 'better off.' But for rural stations, the figure can be 30 percent or higher.
03/08/2011 08:58 pm
He promised to lower mortgage and corporate bond rates, but quantitative easing doesn't work like magic.
02/15/2011 11:20 am
Republican Sens. Richard Lugar of Indiana and Orrin Hatch of Utah could face tea party challenges in their 2012 primaries. But while Hatch is embracing the tea party, Lugar is fighting it.
02/09/2011 03:36 pm
The Fed says it's not to blame for rising food costs. But could its money printing be a cause?
02/08/2011 12:18 pm
The federal income tax base is full of holes, like special exemptions, deductions, and credits. Filling them in would broaden the tax base and help the deficit.
02/04/2011 10:10 am
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addressed criticisms at the National Press Club in Washington, answering challenges about record-high food and oil prices and the unpopular 'QE2.'
02/03/2011 05:29 pm
Michael Steele faces strong opposition in his bid to be reelected as chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC). At a debate Monday, his four opponents accused him of mismanagement.
01/03/2011 05:45 pm
A White House review of Afghanistan war strategy finds progress, but at the Pentagon support is growing for a shift toward more hard power.
12/16/2010 12:32 pm