Jan 10, 2012 The President's budget director Jack Lew is taking over as chief of staff. He's replacing Bill Daley, who spent just a year on the job. What will this mean for White House relationships with big business?
Dec 27, 2011 While a temporary deal was reached, come February a whole new debate will be emerge surrounding the payroll tax cut, unemployment benefits, and Medicare payments to doctors.
Dec 27, 2011 Decisions over the payroll tax cuts, Bush tax cuts, and a number of equally heated issues are coming up next year, meaning the bickering in Washington, D.C. will probably continue.
Dec 22, 2011 We speak to Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, about whether Americans want the payroll tax extended, and what the controversy in Washington could do to consumer confidence.
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 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 If lawmakers in Washington don't agree on a deal soon, Americans could soon feel a 2 percent tax hike come the first of the year
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 16, 2011 A deal to avoid government shutdown was reached in Washington yesterday, but one of the provisions of the deal means that new laws surrounding light bulbs won't be enforced for the time being.
Dec 16, 2011 Lawmakers are on track to agree to a temporary budget deal ahead of tonight's midnight deadline.