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July 2nd, 2009
05:54 PM ET

Could federal employees’ insurance hold the key to health care reform?

In our interview Wednesday with Dr. J. James Rohack, president of the American Medical Association, he expressed interest in using the federal employees’ insurance program to help solve the healthcare crisis. Would it work? Tony Harris and CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discuss.

Filed under: Tony Harris
July 2nd, 2009
09:07 AM ET

Are You Kidding Me?

So let me understand this: I’m a vendor doing construction work for the state, uh, Tony’s Tin Roofs and Tackle Shop. I’m expecting a CHECK, a check that I can cash for hard core greenbacks to pay my employees and my mortgage. Now, I’m told I’m getting an IOU from the state instead of my Benjamins? Are you kidding? And it may not be payable until October?

Californians, this question is for you: What’s up with that?
Please, explain this system, tell me you didn’t vote for this… and what’s the fix?

Filed under: Tony Harris
July 2nd, 2009
08:44 AM ET

Creative Ways to Create Jobs

According to a recent CNN poll, the economy remains the number-one issue on American minds. In this tough economy, President Obama is urging us to be innovative in our strategies. This afternoon, President Obama is meeting with leaders of companies large and small, to discuss creating jobs.

We want to hear from YOU. Do you have any innovative ideas on how to create, search for, or secure a job?

Share your thoughts. We’ll read some of them on-air, 10am ET – 11am ET.

Filed under: Heidi Collins