Jan 21, 2013 Four years after the largest presidential inauguration in history, President Obama's second term begins on a more subdued note.
Jan 18, 2013 Tradition and ritual play major roles on Inauguration Day. Here are some of the firsts, both quirky and significant, that have occurred throughout history.
Jan 18, 2013 Wealthy, poor and in-between residents tell us how shrinking government would affect their personal finances
Jan 17, 2013 Obama's second inaugural is not expected to be the same windfall as the first.
Jan 9, 2014 Congress is enduring historically-low popularity ratings – so why do hordes of tourists still visit the Capitol?
Jan 8, 2013 The U.K.'s coalition government has just passed the halfway point in its first term. Critics say its continuing tough talk on austerity is constraining growth.
Dec 31, 2012 Check out Marketplace’s explainers and decoders of the fiscal cliff. Find out what exactly could happen to your personal budget -- and learn how we got to this point.
Dec 24, 2012 The outgoing Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Monti, has said he would would be prepared to head up any new government committed to his economic reforms.
Dec 21, 2012 It was called "Plan B" -- a way to avoid some of the tax increases that are part of the fiscal cliff without putting together a broad bipartisan deal before the New Year.