Sep 20, 2012 Mitt Romney and President Obama will be crisscrossing the state of Florida today. In recent weeks, one issue is becoming central to the campaign: Whether the government is over-regulating business.
Aug 6, 2012 The NASA rover Curiosity landed on the surface of the red planet late last night. And it was all hugs at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in California. That's because it took a lot of work -- and money -- to make this moment possible.
Jul 25, 2012 A report from the Congressional Budget office says President Obama's health care law could save the federal government $84 billion over the next decade. That savings is mostly because of the Supreme Court ruling last month, and a part of the law it ruled out.
Jul 11, 2012 The food assistance program grew from rural efforts to get urban support for farm subsidies.
Jun 29, 2012 Lawmakers in Washington are poised today to approve a bill that provides billions for transportation projects and lowers student loan interest rates.
Jun 6, 2012 The recession has boosted the number of Americans on food stamps to 44 million.
Jun 1, 2012 More long-term unemployed workers turn to food stamps and other government programs.
May 3, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says new recession could follow if the U.S. adopts Europe's deep cuts in government spending.
May 2, 2012 America's role in the war in Afghanistan is winding down, according to President Obama, who gave a speech in Kabul, Afghanistan last night.
Mar 12, 2012 Commentator Liz Herman says we need to find a way to both reduce the deficit and spend the right amount on social services.