Jul 23, 2013 President Obama says he is going to refocus his efforts on the economy. How much can he really do?
Jul 22, 2013 Starting Wednesday, President Obama will make a series of speeches on the economy. He's trying to set the stage for this fall.
Jul 12, 2013 Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses two unfolding energy revolutions: the natural gas boom and the rise of renewables.
Jun 27, 2013 The Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision launches major fundraising efforts from both sides.
Jun 27, 2013 Based on U.S. Census data, hundreds of thousands of gay and lesbian couples are living together in the U.S. but not yet married -- a big market opportunity for wedding planners and vendors.
Jun 27, 2013 After yesterday's Supreme Court decision, the same sex marriage ban in California, Prop 8, is effectively no more. So what's the future of referenda in the wake of the high court decision?
Jul 2, 2013 There are a lot of dopey things summer interns get asked to do, but sometimes the assignment is exalted.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 27, 2013 The Supreme Court's ruling striking down DOMA will change federal tax and social security benefits for legally married gay and lesbian couples around the country.
Jun 26, 2013 President Obama's week-long trip to Africa will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Obama's visit is aimed, in part, at increasing U.S. trade and investment in Africa.
Jun 25, 2013 After years of butting heads with congressional Republicans, President Obama will announce climate change policies through administrative action.