Although the GOP-controlled House is expected to try to repeal the health care reform, some state governors are already moving forward in implementing the law -- even the Republican ones. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Like most of Europe, Romania faces major budget cuts and a tough economic environment and to help, the government plans to increase and create new taxes. The Romanian president has even proposed including the profession of witchcraft in the country's new tax code.
With Gene Sperling rumored to replace Larry Summers as head of the National Economic Council, analysts say this is a strategic move on the part of the Obama administration to reach out to the business community. Scott Tong reports.
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