From Capitol Hill to the White House: Healthcare and Jobs

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On his way to Europe to pick up his Nobel Prize, President Obama addressed some controversial issues. Today, he commended Democrats in the Senate for an agreement arrived at last night. It covers one of the most controversial aspects of healthcare reform, the so-called "public option." Yesterday, the President wants to use unspent TARP bailout money to help create jobs. Republicans want it to pay down the deficit. We get details.  

Banner image: President Barack Obama speaking on the economy at the Brookings Institution yesterday. Official White House photo: Chuck Kennedy

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Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis