Feb 22, 2013 D.C. denizens turn to happy hours, cigarettes to cope with looming budget cuts.
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 18, 2013 How confident are you about our economic future? A survey from the polling firm Gallup finds the answer may have more to do with politics than economics.
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 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.
Dec 12, 2012 President Obama and House speaker John Boehner are still tussling over the details of any fiscal cliff deal. But the Wall Street Journal reports that, now corporate tax rates have entered the discussion.