Feb 4, 2013 A new app from the Washington Post aims to automatically check political speeches for lies, darn lies, and other misrepresentations.
Jan 21, 2013 A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.
Jan 2, 2013 Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store in Cleveland, says although the deal to avert the fiscal cliff eases uncertainty among consumers, the payroll tax increase raises a whole other list of issues.
Jan 2, 2013 The short-term stimulus plan had pumped billions into the economy.
Jan 2, 2013 The 2 percent payroll tax rise means that a person who earns $50,000 a year will pay $1,000 more in taxes.
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 17, 2012 With U.S. Sen. John Kerry on the short list to become Secretary of State, Massachusetts could be in line for its third U.S. Senate election in just more than two years. It's meant big bucks spent in advertising.
Nov 1, 2012 Initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped last week and productivity increased modestly. Does the data mean hiring is back on track?
Oct 25, 2012 The old political punchline about moving to Canada if an election goes the wrong way is more than a joke to some -- and a lot harder to pull off than most people suspect.