Dec 17, 2013 There are plenty of issues that still need to be dealt with before any grand bargain -- everything from the Farm Bill to unemployment insurance to the debt limit.
Dec 13, 2013 The House of Representatives has passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration?
Dec 13, 2013 1.3 million people take an immediate hit, but that number would go up throughout the year.
Dec 16, 2013 This story about 55 tax breaks about to expire starts in an unlikely place: Barn 63 at the Belmont Race Track in Belmont, N.Y., at the stall of a pretty brown horse with a white star on her forehead.
Dec 11, 2013 Steel industry is picking up post-government shutdown.
Dec 9, 2013 Think of the U.S. Congress as a procrastinating undergrad, prone to sleeping in. Lawmakers don’t hesitate to hit the “snooze button.”
Nov 18, 2013 A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
Nov 13, 2013 The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could weaken union-organizing efforts.
Oct 22, 2013 Six months after a factory collapse killed 1,100 people, there's a new international effort to help improve working conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.