Jun 5, 2012 A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
May 29, 2012 There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
May 25, 2012 The President’s re-election campaign is using high tech tools for grass roots organizing
Apr 2, 2012 The mayor of Chicago is planning a complete makeover for his city, including a new runway at O'Hare Airport, upgrades to rail and bus service, and a rebuilding of the city's water and sewer system.
Mar 20, 2012 Forget pricey TV spots. Political campaigners turn to YouTube for free and fast distribution of their political ads.
Feb 21, 2012 Republican presidential candidates are spending millions on the state's airwaves. But those ads are more and more often not being paid for by official campaigns but by giant political action committees -- super PACs.
Feb 17, 2012 Parts of the broadcast spectrum will be auctioned off to help cover the costs of the payroll tax cut and extended long-term unemployment benefits. Even a sliver of spectrum could bring a big chunk of cash.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 15, 2012 A tentative deal has been reached to extend the payroll tax cut, as well as some unemployment benefits and Medicare payments. As the economy stays sluggish, we're in an era of seemingly endless government stimulus.
Feb 15, 2012 News out of the U.S. and Europe today could mean more spending at home and more debt problems in Greece. But Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says neither piece of news will make a huge difference in the markets.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 16, 2012 Congressional negotiators have agreed to a deal that would extend the payroll tax cut through the end of the year, which means more money will go into more people's pockets and perhaps, they will go out and spend it.