Jul 7, 2014 Lawrence Lessig decided the only way to take down Super PACs... was to make one.
Dec 11, 2013 At long last, the government will have finally managed to get out of its own way and stop being a drag on the U.S. economy.
Dec 6, 2013 Unemployment benefits could become a major sticking point in negotiations over a budget compromise.
Dec 4, 2013 Not a comfortable spot to be in.
Mar 12, 2013 Republican Rep. Paul Ryan wants to balance the federal budget within 10 years, largely through scrapping Obamacare and remaking Medicaid and Medicare. Like all budgets, the plan is based on assumptions, namely that a balanced budget in such a short time is a good thing and that economic growth will outpace the growth in government spending.
Mar 12, 2013 Washington Republicans and Democrats don't seem close to agreeing on a budget, but does the U.S. really need a federal budget in the first place?
Mar 12, 2013 It's going to be a big budget week in Washington. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his spending plan today, and the Democrats are set to unveil their federal budget sometime in the next few days. But can the two sides come together and agree?
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 10, 2013 Vice President Joe Biden included Walmart in his invites to an industry meeting on gun safety. Why? Walmart is one of the biggest seller of guns in the U.S. Just like it's the biggest seller of men's underwear, dog food and many other things.