Jan 14, 2013 In the final news conference of his first term, President Obama made a new pitch for "balance" as Washington approaches another fiscal deadline.
Dec 28, 2012 For two years, paychecks have been a little fatter thanks to a payroll-tax cut. But did it stimulate the economy, and what happens when it goes away?
Dec 6, 2012 With just about three weeks left until Congress runs up against its fiscal cliff deadline, how is the public viewing the debate?
Oct 16, 2012 Today the nonpartisan New America Foundation is out with a report that suggests changes to income-based loan repayment rules are benefiting high-income, high-debt students.
Oct 10, 2012 The Supreme Court's review of racial preferences in college admissions won't invalidate racial considerations in hiring.
Oct 2, 2012 Young viewers might watch the CW channel during the presidential debates, but they'll still keep up with politics via social media.
Sep 21, 2012 What we can learn from American history about the presidential candidates' plans for the middle class.
Aug 31, 2012 The big news of the day is Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's much-anticipated speech at Jackson Hole. Also, we fact-check a misleading campaign ad about welfare.
Aug 24, 2012 And a new app helps you separate fact from baloney in political ads.
Aug 15, 2012 But they do retweet them on anything else. Social media research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.