Its reform is integral to reviving the economy, he signals, with his pick of Daschle as point man.
Despite President Bush's strong words Tuesday, few levers exist to force Zimbabwe's leader out.
Jobless benefits will get paid, but states' budget shortfalls will force bigger debts, higher taxes, or cuts elsewhere.
The $15 billion draft bailout comes with strict conditions and immense federal oversight.
More than 30 years after the last attempt, the chances of success seem higher.
But science scores are stagnant in an international study of fourth- and eighth-graders.