Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today, talks about her interview with Hillary Clinton in which they discussed her new memoir, the upcoming book tour, and the latest rumbles on a presidential run. Plus: the US response to the growing crisis in Iraq.
Today is the deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act for coverage starting January 1, 2014. According to enrollment numbers released Friday, one million Americans have signed up for the program, still short of the projected figures for the end of the year. Susan Page, Washington bureau chief, USA Today, updates the situation in Washington. Plus: how the Obama administration will react to two strong rebukes of the NSA last week, one from a federal judge and one from an all-star panel.
The federal government will enter a partial shutdown today as lawmakers were unable to reach a deal to fund the budget through October. USA Today's Washington bureau chief Susan Page updates the latest, from who still works, who stays home, and what comes next.
President Obama's trip to Africa continues this week, with a stop today in Tanzania, but the politics of DC continue to dominate much of the headlines. Susan Page of USA Today discusses the president's trip, the latest on the extradition of NSA leaker Edward Snowden, prospects for immigration reform in House and more.
The Cincinatti field office of the IRS targeted Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny -- but did they do so unfairly, or because they were overwhelmed in their efforts to manage applications for tax exempt status? Susan Page, Washington bureau chief at USA Today and Nicholas Confessore, politics reporter for the New York Times covering lobbying and campaign finance discuss the story and the details about how the IRS manages 501(c)(4) "social welfare" groups.
Has the Syrian conflict crossed President Obama's "red line," and what are the options on the table? Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today, discusses the latest news from Washington, from Syrian intervention to new questions about the Libyan embassy attack.
The Rand Paul fillibuster continues to reverberate as Washington discusses the legal framework for targeted killings. Meanwhile, agencies have started to implement sequester cuts, and Obama continues to "reach out" to the GOP in advance of budget negotiations. Susan Page, USA Today's Washington bureau chief, gives an update on the latest happenings from Washington.