Feb 26, 2013 Americans wasted a total of $121 billion dollars, or an average of $818 each, by sitting in traffic in 2011 according to a new report from the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. Which cities have it worst?
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 Even with a new tax break for upgraded train tracks, short line railroads have trouble picking up business.
Jan 3, 2013 A $60 billion Sandy relief package passed the Senate in December, but House leadership reneged on its pledge to pass the bill before the end of the session.
Jan 1, 2013 The Senate deal permanently raises income taxes for individuals making more than $400,000 a year. It delays -- for just two months -- most of those automatic spending cuts that were set to kick in. And it includes a number of other provisions to stave off the most pressing aspects of the fiscal cliff.