Attempts to completely overturn health care reform aren't likely to succeed. But business is expected to score one victory in the process: the removal of a regulation that would have greatly expanded tax reporting.
In the mid-2000s, government programs and risky subprime mortgages had boosted African-American home ownership to an all-time high. But now foreclosures are rampant, and African-Americans are losing ground fast. Mitchell Hartman reports.
New data shows that home prices are falling again, while mortgage rates are up .75 percent since late fall. Foreclosures are dragging the market down even farther. Mitchell Hartman reports on the possibility of a double-dip in the housing market.
Although the jobs report today showed the unemployment rate dropping from 9.8 to 9.4 percent, it's estimated that half of that drop is from people who have given up the job hunt altogether. Mitchell Hartman reports.