Bush's midnight regulations could have long-lasting impact Following a pattern set in previous transitions, the Bush administration is approving controversial new regulations that would affect federal laws governing the environment, reproductive health, and the workplace, among others. The timing of the approvals would make it harder for the incoming administration to undo these regulations.9:06 a.m.
Matthew Madia: Regulatory expert at OMB Watch.
Michael Livermore: Executive director of the Institute for Policy Integrity.
Thomas Firey: Managing editor of Regulation Magazine, a publication of the Cato Institute.
A new look at Old Hickory Though his name doesn't always come up in discussions of great American presidents, Andrew Jackson changed the face of the presidency. A new biography delivers a portrait of this complex, contradictory, and larger than life figure.10:06 a.m.
Jon Meacham: Editor of Newsweek magazine and author of "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House."