Economy - Most Commented
Jul 7, 2008
With politically weak leaders sitting at the table and growing economies like China and India not involved, how much power does the G8 still have? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports where some of the challenges lay.
Jul 3, 2008
The National Wildlife Federation says climate change is making flooding far more likely and wants Congress to mandate that houses be built on safe terrain. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more on a flood insurance bill.
Jul 2, 2008
Republican presidential candidate John McCain is in Colombia today in support of a free trade deal. Democratic candidate Barack Obama does not support the deal. Dan Grech has more on the specifics of the proposed agreement.
Jun 26, 2008
Senate leaders wanted to pass a housing bill before the July 4 weekend that would help 400,000 Americans. But the legislation has been slowed by debate over tax breaks for renewable energy. Steve Henn reports.
Jun 24, 2008
With consumer spending down, state budgets are being faced with difficult choices in order to stay in the black. Some states are considering raising taxes as a better alternative to cutting needed programs. Danielle Karson reports.
Jun 24, 2008
A House committee is trying to deal with Social Security and Medicare without avoiding them. One method includes creating a bi-partisan commission that would work together on tough decisions. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Jun 23, 2008
A congressional bill on the table encourages more domestic oil production and discourages speculation. But some Democrats say we should do more to explore our existing drilling leases. John Dimsdale has more.
Jun 19, 2008
The Government Accountability Office has urged the Air Force to do a deal with Airbus to build the next generation of airborne fuel tankers. But there's still room for Boeing to compete in Congress. Steve Henn reports.
Jun 17, 2008
With just two sitting commissioners on the FEC, decisions can't be reached on campaign finance laws. So the Senate is working towards approving new ones. Steve Henn reports the new group will have a lot of work ahead.