Oct 19, 2012 Amtrak is hoping to lure travelers away from other means of transport, like airlines, with new high-speed rail service.
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Oct 12, 2012 When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.
Sep 12, 2012 But six-month extension leaves government agencies unsure how to plan.
Sep 10, 2012 Despite the looming "fiscal cliff" and an expiring farm bill, don't expect a lot of action on Capitol Hill.
Aug 22, 2012 A private firm will offer service between Miami and Orlando, trying to prove that private rail service can compete with Amtrak.
Aug 27, 2012 Did your lawmaker make the list? Check out the full list of the 50 richest members of Congress compiled using data from the Washington publication "The Hill."
Aug 15, 2012 Our latest reporting on U.S. consumer confidence says it jumped up last month. But what does that mean where you live?
Aug 6, 2012 Former Republican staff member Mike Lofgren explains how money has taken over the political system in America and what we can do about it.
Jul 12, 2012 Congress votes on repealing Obamacare for the 33rd time. Are symbolic votes worth the cost to taxpayers?