Mar 25, 2013 High debt equals low growth, right? That's a widely-held belief among the political class, supported by well-funded bipartisan PR campaigns. But many economists just don't agree.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 25, 2013 President Obama is expected to name five new national monuments on Monday. In addition to historical significance and land preservation, national monuments can boost local economies through tourism.
Mar 14, 2013 Differences aside, there is one thing Republicans and Democrats have in common when it comes to their budget proposals: They are both are friendly to baby boomers.
Mar 14, 2013 President Obama is meeting at the White House this morning with corporate CEO's to talk about cybersecurity. Obama told ABC News that computer attacks are ramping up, including some that are state sponsored.
Mar 13, 2013 Tonight, President Obama speaks to the non-profit group, Organizing, for America, which some have described as the president's never-ending campaign. Where is the money behind the organization coming from?
Mar 12, 2013 Washington Republicans and Democrats don't seem close to agreeing on a budget, but does the U.S. really need a federal budget in the first place?
Mar 12, 2013 It's going to be a big budget week in Washington. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his spending plan today, and the Democrats are set to unveil their federal budget sometime in the next few days. But can the two sides come together and agree?
Mar 11, 2013 As the budget battle to cut entitlements heats up, some argue that raising the retirement age will force the poor to subsidize the rich because the rich live longer.
Mar 8, 2013 Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, breaks down the latest jobs report and shares his thoughts on the sequestration.
Mar 5, 2013 Copyright authorities in Washington have recently started to take a dim view of people who want to switch their cellphone from one carrier to another. But now, phone 'unlockers' are getting some support from the White House.