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Election results, the Christian orphan-care movement
Today’s news and a conversation with Weekly Standard columnist Jay Cost and Kyle Kondik with the University of Virginia Center for Politics about the results of the gubernatorial elections across the country, plus: the first of a four-part series on adoption with TW&E’s special correspondent Susan Olasky, and more
Crisis of confidence: Democrats are signaling unease with the administration’s handling of healthcare.gov. Documents released yesterday reveal the White House may be dealing with a crisis of confidence of its own. The House Oversight Committee made public 175 pages of notes from the so-called White House war room on health care. They detail staff meetings in the first month of the healthcare.gov rollout.
Employment Non-Discrimination Act: The Senate moves the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, ENDA, which critics say threatens religious freedom. ENDA adds sexual orientation and gender identity to federal employment discrimination law. It’s meant to give those who say they are gay, lesbian, or transgendered special rights in the workplace.
Saeed Abedini: The Christian pastor jailed in Iran for his faith has been moved to the brutal Rajai Shahr prison.
Business/economy: US stocks were little changed on Wall Street as a report rated the service sector of the economy represented about 7 in 10 Americans with a job. Business reporter Warren Smith reports that a score above 50 means that sector is growing.
The results are in
TW&E’s political reporter Kent Covington speaks with Weekly Standard columnist Jay Cost and Kyle Kondik with the University of Virginia Center for Politics about the gubernatorial elections and the national importance of the elections.
The child catchers?
In the first of a four-part series on adoption, TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky reports on criticism of the Christian orphan-care movement, and how orphan-care leaders are responding to it.