May 7, 2013 Hawaii is taking the offensive to lure Obama's future library or presidential center. Chicago appears to have the inside track, but Honolulu is offering up a beachfront site worth a cool $75 million.
May 1, 2013 What are the unintended consequences of pilotless drone aircraft used to kill suspected terrorists overseas?
Apr 29, 2013 Comparing the hours President Obama spent in meetings about the economy, and on golf outings, in 2012.
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Mar 27, 2013 Today’s Supreme Court case on gay marriage focuses on inheritance tax. But there are more than 1,000 financial programs and benefits for married couples.
Mar 26, 2013 However the Supreme Court decides two cases on same-sex marriage, some Republican PAC's are prepared to back candidates who support gay marriage.
Mar 25, 2013 Just getting a petition before the Supreme Court can cost a quarter-million in legal fees. If accepted, cases that have taken years of strategizing, while working their way through lower courts, can cost millions.
Mar 21, 2013 The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Feb 28, 2013 Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mar 7, 2013 Stanford University becomes the first school to break the billion dollar barrier for fundraising in a single year.