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House Republicans Unveil Election Manifesto

Republicans in the House of Representatives promised to end "job-killing tax hikes" and repeal the health reform law as part of their campaign manifesto for the November election. In their "Pledge to America," House Republicans also say they will ban federal funding for abortion, cancel any unspent stimulus funding, and try suspected terrorists in military courts, The New York Daily News said.

The State of the Union
Will Depend on Jobs

During his address Wednesday night, look for President Obama to focus on solutions for problem No. 1: The lack of jobs. Employment growth will determine not just the economy's fate, but also that of the Democratic majorities in Congress -- and possibly of Obama's presidency.

Health Reform Leaves Millions Uninsured

While many politicians trumpet the increased insurance coverage in the health-reform legislation, the bill the Senate will soon vote on still leaves 23 million uninsured. What's more, neither the Senate nor the House version of the reform takes effect before 2013, leaving many uninsured without relief for years.

The Doctor Is In: Health Reform Is
In Trouble

Why is public support falling? People are confused by all the rhetoric, shocked by the huge price tag and scared that the proposed changes will only make the situation worse. Yet it's not too late for Congress to come together and improve a system that isn't working now.