Editor's Note: With President Obama’s announcement on Afghanistan set for Tuesday, American Morning’s Monday audience was greatly concerned about a “war tax” being proposed by some lawmakers.
What do you think of a “war tax” to help fund a troop surge in Afghanistan? Continue the conversation below.
After weeks of anticipation, President Obama is finally scheduled to unveil his plans for Afghanistan in a prime time speech tomorrow. He's expected to call for an additional 34,000 U.S. troops.
Some congressional Democrats are already voicing concern about the costs and are even proposing a surtax to fund future military operations in Afghanistan.
Connecticut Rep. John Larson co-authored the legislation for a war tax. He spoke to Kiran Chetry on American Morning Monday.
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The Senate begins debating its health care reform bill today. You're probably already noticing more and more commercials on TV trying to shape that debate.
A record $165 million has already been spent on health care ads, and there's a reason for that.
Remember Harry and Louise? They're actors who some say single-handedly shifted the case for health reform against the Clintons in the 1990's.
Fifteen years after Harry and Louise entered our living rooms – millions of dollars are being pumped into a whole new generation of ads lobbying us for, and against, the health care bills in Congress.
Are they effective – and who are they targeting? Evan Tracey, founder and president of the Campaign Media Analysis Group, spoke to Joe Johns on American Morning Monday.
For most children if they do catch the H1N1 flu, it won't be life-threatening. Your pediatrician will likely recommend a few days of rest with plenty of fluids.
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Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen reports on one family's story.
It's a problem hiding in plain sight: modern day slavery.
The State Department says up to 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. every year, usually women and children.
This next story puts a new face on the global crisis. 30 men who say they moved half way around the world for a shot at the American dream, but were tricked into a life of forced labor.
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President Obama is expected to announce plans to send 34,000 more troops to Afghanistan.
We know some Democrats in Congress aren't happy about it, but what do Republicans want to hear from the president tomorrow night?
Rep. Tom Price just returned from Afghanistan with the Georgia delegation where they met with General Stanley McChrystal. He spoke with Kiran Chetry on American Morning Monday about what Republicans expect to hear from the president.