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.
Dec 31, 2012 'Bridges to Nowhere' and other pork-barrel spending used to be the grease for deal-making in Congress.
Dec 31, 2012 Health care reporter Dan Gorenstein shares his thoughts on what's ahead for health care in 2013.
Oct 10, 2013 Medical device makers say the 2.3 percent tax on sales due to start in January will cost jobs. The levy is part of the Obama health care program.
Oct 10, 2013 Fiscal cliff deal or not, some taxes will go up either way.
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 Not all lawmakers at the end of their term are ready for retirement. An executive recruiter talks about how these "former electeds" make their way into the private sector.
Dec 5, 2012 Ethics rules lay out how much holiday cheer members and staff can have on lobbyists' dime.
Nov 29, 2012 The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.