Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.
Since the 2008 election of Barack Obama, the country's first African American president, a wave of anger, public incivility, rising conspiracy theories and a climate of fervor has swept the nation.
In a sure sign the recession is far from over the Department of Agriculture reported that close to 50 million people in the U.S. are going hungry.
The Obama administration this week announced the creation of a new Veterans Employment Initiative.
Included in the new defense law signed by President Obama on Oct. 29 is a provision that ends, by 2012, the anti-labor "National Security Personnel System" started by President Bush.