The Senate is expected to vote later today on the extension of unemployment benefits, and a heated debate is centered around whether those checks demotivate the unemployed from finding a job. We posed the big question to economist Diane Lim Rogers.
TARP Congressional Oversight Panel chair Elizabeth Warren is the frontrunner for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Will tension between Warren and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner prevent her from nomination?
Florida lawmakers are considering a constitutional amendment to ban drilling in state waters. Meanwhile, Kenneth Feinberg, who is overseeing BP's $20 billion compensation fund, is preparing rules on what makes claims legitimate.