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.
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 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 31, 2012 With the price of oil below $90 a barrel, some are beginning to wonder at what point does it become unprofitable to drill.
May 29, 2012 There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
May 25, 2012 The President’s re-election campaign is using high tech tools for grass roots organizing
Apr 16, 2012 Iceland is looking to possibly adopt the Canadian currency. How would that work, and might that affect either country's economies?
Apr 12, 2012 Canada just recently announced plans to phase out the penny, and now it's looking to bring it back -- in digital form.
Apr 2, 2012 The mayor of Chicago is planning a complete makeover for his city, including a new runway at O'Hare Airport, upgrades to rail and bus service, and a rebuilding of the city's water and sewer system.