Economy - Most Commented
Aug 9, 2012
More upper-middle-class families are borrowing for college so their children can attend high-tuition prestige schools.
May 31, 2012
More long-term unemployed workers turn to food stamps and other government programs.
Feb 1, 2012
President Obama announces a new program to help eliminate what he calls a stubborn drag on the economy.
Jan 25, 2012
Jai Damian, a 41-year-old working part time, shares her thoughts on the president's State of the Union address and how much time she's willing to give him to get something done.
Jan 11, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says they can be for President Obama.
Jan 2, 2012
Eight states raised the minimum wage on Jan. 1. For one worker on the receiving end, it's the difference of being able to buy toothpaste.
Sep 22, 2011
This time Congress is fighting over how to pay for disaster relief. If they can't agree, the lights go out Oct. 1. Businesses worry this might be the new normal.
Sep 19, 2011
Obama called for $1.5 trillion in new taxes, mostly targeting the rich. We walk through the numbers behind the president's 10-year plan.
Sep 8, 2011
The GOP candidates spent much of the evening debating their economic policies. Candidate Ron Paul called for the end of the minimum wage, while Rick Perry called Social Security a 'Ponzi scheme.'
Jul 20, 2011
Sen. Mark Warner of the "Gang of Six" discusses how he feels about the debt ceiling negotiations, and whether the group's proposed deficit-reduction plan can pass.