Jul 12, 2012 Congress votes on repealing Obamacare for the 33rd time. Are symbolic votes worth the cost to taxpayers?
Jul 5, 2012 The home lender Countrywide gave preferential treatment to members of Congress, their staffs and employees of Fannie Mae in order to win influence in government, according to a long-awaited review by a House committee.
Jun 29, 2012 Even after the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Affordable Care Act yesterday, many outspoken critics of the law remain. We talk to Senator Rand Paul on why he believes the law is unconstitutional.
Jun 27, 2012 By taking a note from our neighbors in Great Britain. Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner explains why he thinks U.S. Congress should borrow the U.K. tradition of the Prime Minister's Question Time.
Jun 25, 2012 House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for millions of new borrowers.
Jul 1, 2012 A decision is expected from the Supreme Court on President Obama's health care overhaul, which is sure to have big economic implications however it is decided -- but there are some other high stakes battles going on.
Jun 15, 2012 Annual disclosure forms show investments, liabilities, and other sources of income. This week's filings were the last before a broader new rule goes into effect.
Jun 5, 2012 A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
May 29, 2012 There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.