Mar 20, 2012 Forget pricey TV spots. Political campaigners turn to YouTube for free and fast distribution of their political ads.
Mar 12, 2012 The Senate is likely to pass an extension of the federal transportation spending bill this week. But it will only fund highway and transit projects for two years. Most generally take five years.
Feb 23, 2012 Powdered wigs and town crier optional
Feb 21, 2012 Republican presidential candidates are spending millions on the state's airwaves. But those ads are more and more often not being paid for by official campaigns but by giant political action committees -- super PACs.
Feb 14, 2012 After much disagreement, it looks as though House Republicans and Democrats might soon agree to extend the payroll tax cuts, which put a little extra money into our wallets each month.
Feb 10, 2012 In the midst of debates that could potentially tighten the rules on insider trading in Washington, the head of the House Financial Services Committee faces serious allegations.
Feb 10, 2012 President Obama unveils his budget for next year on Monday, at a community college just outside of Washington, D.C. But how serious is this executive branch wish list in a gridlocked Washington?
Feb 8, 2012 Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced their version of an anti-insider trading bill. The version that passed the Senate had provisions that focused specifically on those who traffic in 'political intelligence.'
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Feb 2, 2012 The government was set to impose new rules limiting the work kids are allowed to do on farms, but those rules are being reconsidered after an outcry from farmers.