Sep 21, 2012 What we can learn from American history about the presidential candidates' plans for the middle class.
Aug 31, 2012 The big news of the day is Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's much-anticipated speech at Jackson Hole. Also, we fact-check a misleading campaign ad about welfare.
Aug 24, 2012 And a new app helps you separate fact from baloney in political ads.
Aug 15, 2012 But they do retweet them on anything else. Social media research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.
Jul 13, 2012 Tomorrow is Bastille Day in France, the French will be celebrating despite the rainy weather and eurozone turmoil. This week French carmaker, Peugot, announced major layoffs, signaling the tough economic climate facing the country.
Jul 12, 2012 President Obama is calling for renewing the Bush tax cuts, except for those making $250,000 a year and more. Gallup's Frank Newport on what people think about that proposal.
Jul 12, 2012 The Presidential race this week can be summed up in a few words: Outsourcing, wealth, taxes, and jobs. How are American voters responding the latest week's news?
Jul 12, 2012 As the first batch of bailout funds arrives at Spain's banks, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has announced an austerity plan to slash the public deficit. This includes tax hikes and cuts to unemployment benefits.
Jun 6, 2012 Words like "austerity," "sequestration" and "equity" are commonly used in news stories everywhere these days, but do you know what they mean? Senior producer Paddy Hirsch explains their actual definitions.