Feb 2, 2012 A new report shows that the net wealth of members of the House of Representatives has doubled since 1984, while the average American's has stayed almost the same.
Dec 26, 2011 Two words: Congressional gridlock.
Jan 11, 2012 We speak to Diane Swonk about weekly jobless numbers, the payroll tax debate in Washington, and why politics effects economics more than ever.
Dec 21, 2011 We hear more from Republican Congressman Bob Gibbs on why he decided to not vote for the two month payroll tax extension that was passed in the Senate.
Dec 21, 2011 No deal in Congress would mean that the payroll tax would rise by 2 percent, and unemployment benefits would be drastically cut.
Dec 21, 2011 We hear from one member of the U.S. House as to why he did not vote for the two month payroll tax cut extension.
Dec 19, 2011 Last week, the Senate agreed on a two month temporary extension of the payroll tax cuts, but the House of Representatives is yet to get on board. We speak to Congressman John Carter of Texas as to whether it will happen.
Dec 19, 2011 Debate over whether payroll tax cuts are good for the economy, both in the short and long-term, continues to cause friction in Washington as a deadline fast approaches
Dec 19, 2011 It's been said Congress is "kicking the can" in the debate over the payroll tax. But where exactly did that phrase come from and why has it become a metaphor for political dysfunction?