Economy - Most Commented
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.
Jun 16, 2008
The Senate may vote to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax and extend tax breaks to companies. But the House is threatening to kill it if those breaks aren't paid for with tax cuts or increases somewhere else. Steve Henn reports.
Jun 11, 2008
Barack Obama has raised three times as much cash as John McCain. Commentator David Frum says this has turned the usually flush GOP into an unconvincing underdog.
Jun 6, 2008
A Senate bill which could end up costing big emitters trillions of dollars is back until at least the next session of Congress. Sam Eaton reports why the bill has attracted so many lobbyists and what their hopes are.
May 30, 2008
Al Gore is hosting a fundraiser for the Democratic party. It'll cost you $28,000 to get into the room. But Steve Henn reports even though Democrats have been doing fine fundraising, the party is almost broke.