January 18, 2012 Her family has been having tough times. Now, Samantha Garvey is an Intel prize semifinalist. Donors have stepped forward to help. Officials have found them a rent-subsidized home. And a member of Congress has invited her to the president's address.
October 26, 2011 Rep. Steve Israel, the New York Democrat who chairs his party's congressional campaign committee, had more reasons to sound upbeat in a conversation with All Things Considered co-host Melissa Block than he might have had only a few months ago.