Jan 2, 2013 Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store in Cleveland, says although the deal to avert the fiscal cliff eases uncertainty among consumers, the payroll tax increase raises a whole other list of issues.
Jan 2, 2013 The short-term stimulus plan had pumped billions into the economy.
Jan 2, 2013 The 2 percent payroll tax rise means that a person who earns $50,000 a year will pay $1,000 more in taxes.
Dec 28, 2012 For two years, paychecks have been a little fatter thanks to a payroll-tax cut. But did it stimulate the economy, and what happens when it goes away?
Dec 17, 2012 With U.S. Sen. John Kerry on the short list to become Secretary of State, Massachusetts could be in line for its third U.S. Senate election in just more than two years. It's meant big bucks spent in advertising.
Oct 25, 2012 The old political punchline about moving to Canada if an election goes the wrong way is more than a joke to some -- and a lot harder to pull off than most people suspect.
Oct 22, 2012 Depending on where you live, and what kind of company you work for, your boss can tell you who they want you to vote for. And they can fire you if you don't.
Oct 15, 2012 We can support candidates with a text, participate in polls, even register to vote online, but we still can't vote that way -- which might be good news.
Oct 8, 2012 A Maine state senate candidate gets attacked for her online gaming activities, and a startup that wants to help you sell your used MP3s goes to court against a big entertainment company.