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Climate change is on the radar for rural voters in Iowa. Plus, the Senate impeachment rules.

2020Talks - January 21, 2020 


Candidates attended the Iowa Brown & Black Forum in Des Moines, and answered tough questions about their records on race. It was MLK Day, and earlier many were in South Carolina marching together to the State Capitol.

Archive: December 17, 2009

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - It won't wear out, get lost or broken; it doesn't require batteries; and kids can't outgrow it. It's the Florida College Investment Plan, a 529 tax-exempt college savings plan, and it matches the advice given recently by Wall Street Journal analysts. Those experts encourage fami ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Most Americans are making plans for the holidays in their warm homes, but thousands of children will spend the holidays simply dreaming about a place to call home. A new report shows the number of Hennepin County homeless families has reached the highest level since 2000, and that ...Read More

NASHVILLE, TN - Results of a new study show Tennessee's small businesses are under great pressure when it comes to providing affordable health care for their employees. The survey, conducted by Vanderbilt Peabody College and the Tennessee Small Business Coalition, finds young and part-time workers a ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - International climate change talks are in their final days in Copenhagen. While no treaty is expected at this meeting, positive groundwork toward an agreement for next year has implications for the Buckeye State. According to Tom Bullock with Pew Environment Group in Ohio, any prog ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Today is it. In the U.S. Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to lay out a final compromise for health care reform. Reaching that compromise meant throwing out amendments, like one that would have allowed consumers in Nevada and the nation to purchase less expensive, impo ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus's call for keeping the estate tax in place wasn't strong enough for Senate action. Extending it through next year to cover a one-year gap in the tax has been blocked by Senate Republicans, even after some of the richest families in the countr ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A child advocacy group says both optimism and concern are justified by numbers reported in the just-released "2009 Kentucky Kids Count County Data Book." The rate of children abused or neglected is down, and the number of kids charged with public offenses also has dropped. On the o ...Read More

NEW YORK - It's another frigid day across the state, and with 10 percent of New Yorkers out of work, that means many families are having trouble finding money to keep the heat on. New York has the second-highest heating oil costs in the nation, according to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. The senator say ...Read More

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