May 9, 2013 A Duke professor asks: What would happen if all the millionaires in public office joined a single political party? Answer: They'd control the federal government by a wide margin.
Aug 21, 2013 It's cheaper and easier than ever to extract natural gas -- thanks in part to advances in controversial technologies like hydraulic fracturing. As technology advances over the next decade, will it stay that way?
Apr 29, 2013 Natural gas prices are at a two-year high. Does this mean even more natural gas in our lives?
Apr 26, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.
Apr 4, 2013 The Government Accountability Office is releasing a new report on the so-called 'political intelligence' industry -- a growing arm of investment research.
Apr 2, 2013 As a multi-billionaire, Michael Bloomberg has governed New York free from debts to special interests. But there's another side to that independence.
Mar 22, 2013 Can natural-gas companies and environmental groups together set standards for fracking that will win the public's trust? An experiment in Pennsylvania will try.
Mar 21, 2013 The case arises in the first region of Pennsylvania to see fracking for natural gas. A family with a well contaminated by chemicals received a payment,
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.
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?