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Abortion enters health care debate

Abortion opponents in Congress are trying to block any new federal insurance subsidies from going to health plans ? public or private ? that cover abortion. We talk to New York Times Washington correspondent David Kirkpatrick.

Global Politics

Obama hits the campaign trail

President Obama hits the campaign trail this week, stumping for some vulnerable Democrats. He starts his trip fundraising among Wall Street bankers, a group the White House is simultaneously chastising. How much will his appearances help other candidates?