Jesse Baker

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Health Care Battle: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Thursday, September 10, 2009

President Obama’s push to reform the nation's health care system is not a new fight. It has been a battle fought by just about every occupant of the Oval Office for the past 75 years....

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Summer Over, Congress Heads Back to Hill

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

It’s official: summer vacation is over and Congress is back in session, preparing to pick up where they left off. This week, President Obama will attempt to take back control of the h...

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Back-to-School With the H1N1 Virus

Monday, September 07, 2009

Tomorrow, children across the country head back to school. Today, however, we’re joined by three health care professionals to talk about what school communities are doing to combat th...


Health Care Reform: Beyond the Public Option

Friday, September 04, 2009

The hotly contested "public option" for health care coverage is up for debate on Capitol Hill next week. Some say it's essential for reform while others, such as Health and Human Serv...


Will Anyone Trust Afghan Election Results?

Thursday, September 03, 2009

U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke went to Paris on Wednesday for a meeting with more than two dozen of his international peers. But it wasn't a celebration – Holbroo...

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The Dog Days of the Health Care Debate

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Will the passing of Senator Kennedy effect the outcome of health care reform? Our guests talk about how they remember the senator as well as how the health care debate rolls on during...

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Writing (another) Book on Madoff

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

While newspapers and magazines have lined their pages with details of Bernie Madoff's deceit, the literary world is still trying to cash in on the embezzlement drama. The sixth book o...


'Cash for Clunkers' Cashed Out

Friday, August 21, 2009

We’ve heard it before, but this time it might just stick: The Department of Transportation announced yesterday that the popular Cash for Clunkers program, which allows you to trade in...


Don Hewitt: TV Newsman's Legacy in the Internet Age

Thursday, August 20, 2009

It's no kind of overstatement to say that CBS News legend Don Hewitt invented television news. As a producer he helped shape the careers of such respected news luminaries as Edward R....


The Political Effects of the Health Care Debate

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Health care, health care, health care. It’s all you see on the news, read in the papers, and hear on the radio. Will it pass? When? What will it look like if it does? What will thing...

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Presidential Medals of Freedom Awarded Today

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

This afternoon, President Barack Obama will present 16 people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It is the highest honor that can be awarded to a civilian. Among this year's hono...


Business Take: Will Interest Rates Rise?

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Fed meets today to consider raising interest rates. Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, helps us forecast the possible results if and when the Fed does change rates.

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Barney Frank on Bonuses

Friday, July 31, 2009

A report from the New York Attorney General’s Office says top-dog bankers are rolling in huge bonuses, and the House of Representatives is set to vote on a pay-reform bill today that ...

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Cash for Clunkers Cashed-Out

Friday, July 31, 2009

Last week we reported on the Obama administration's “cash for clunkers” program—where you can trade in your old beater for a credit on a new, more fuel efficient car. The rewards pro...

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The Legacy: Reactions to Obama's NAACP Speech

Friday, July 17, 2009

As the NAACP wrapped up the celebration of its 100-year history, President Barack Obama stopped by to address the crowd. Joining us with their reactions to the president's speech and ...


Do-It-Yourself Fireworks (Safely)

Friday, July 03, 2009

This weekend, many of us will be enjoying fireworks as we celebrate the Fourth of July —from the safety of a public park with professionals handling all those explosives. But our gues...

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Smooth Criminal: John Dillinger's Legend, 75 Years Later

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Many people know the legends of Jesse James or Bonnie and Clyde, but lesser known is one of the greatest bank robbers in history – John Dillinger. Nicknamed "The Jackrabbit" for his ...


South Carolina Women Stand with Jenny

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Over the past week we have become way too familiar with the affairs of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford. But if you think the nation is consumed, just imagine how it is for South ...

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The Enigma of Michael Jackson

Friday, June 26, 2009

From his obsession with plastic surgery to his legal and financial troubles, Michael Jackson led a complicated life. What will he be remembered for: his work as a musical artist or hi...

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Gail Collins vs. the "Love Govs"

Thursday, June 25, 2009

The situation of admitted adulterer Governor Sanford is not unique. From Illinois to New Jersey to South Carolina to New York echoes the sound of gubernatorial apologies. New York Tim...

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