Mar 30, 2012 The amount of outstanding student loan debt in this country has reached $1 trillion. And if you scan the headlines this week, you'll find school after school raising tuition, which will almost certainly send that $1 trillion number up even further.
Mar 29, 2012 Construction on roads and bridges around the country could grind to a halt this weekend, and over a million jobs could be at risk.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 28, 2012 As the final day of arguments wrap up at the Supreme Court over the legality of President Obama's health care law, we speak to one outspoken critic of the plan.
Mar 28, 2012 Today is the final day the Supreme Court will hear arguments about the legality of the Obama administration's health care overhaul. The Justices will be looking at severability, of what happens if the individual mandate is struck down.
Mar 27, 2012 Can the government force Americans to buy health insurance? That's the big question at the Supreme Court today.
Mar 27, 2012 Can the government force uninsured individuals to buy health insurance? It's known as the individual mandate, and it could soon be declared unconstitutional.
Apr 30, 2012 It's day one of Supreme Court arguments over President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
Mar 23, 2012 Washington leaders have passed a bill that bans members of Congress from trading stocks based on non-public information, and President Obama says he will sign it.
Mar 23, 2012 The court's grounds will be clogged with a colorful mix of characters: activists, lawyers, journalists and oh, tourists.
Feb 14, 2012 Xi Jinping, China's current vice president, will be taking over the country later this year. Barbara Franklin, a former Commerce Department Secretary from the first Bush administration, discusses what the power shift will mean to the U.S.