Feb 22, 2013 Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, with their second plan for cutting the deficit, get attention because their proposals fall in the middle between political extremes.
Feb 22, 2013 Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles -- the bipartisan pair that brought us a multi-trillion-dollar deficit reduction plan that was never enacted -- are out today with a new plan.
Feb 22, 2013 Biomedical engineer worries about the future of her research amid the sequester threat.
Feb 13, 2013 For one thing, 63,000 kids would get booted from Head Start.
Jan 23, 2013 Congress hasn't always had a hand in crafting federal spending plans.
Jan 21, 2013 President Obama will use a deep campaign database and volunteer network in a new nonprofit. Some are concerned because it can take corporate money.
Jan 18, 2013 Wealthy, poor and in-between residents tell us how shrinking government would affect their personal finances
Nov 15, 2012 When it comes to the fiscal cliff, Americans do not give Republicans or Democrats a mandate on the issue.
Nov 13, 2012 With only 16 working days left in the congressional calendar this year, bipartisanship is on everyone's lips, but is it in the cards?