May 7, 2012 Here's a phrase you'll begin to hear a lot in Congress: sequestered cuts. Today, the House begins debate on how to deal with the debt crisis.
Apr 12, 2012 Leaders in Washington D.C. are talking about changing the current height regulations on buildings in the city.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Apr 4, 2012 Today President Obama will sign the STOCK Act -- short for “Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge.” It says Capitol Hill finally has to follow the same insider trading rules as everybody else.
Apr 3, 2012 A new report from the General Services Administration's inspector general says government officials spent hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on a training conference near Las Vegas -- and the money wasn't only going to binders and bag lunches.
Mar 30, 2012 The amount of outstanding student loan debt in this country has reached $1 trillion. And if you scan the headlines this week, you'll find school after school raising tuition, which will almost certainly send that $1 trillion number up even further.
Mar 29, 2012 Construction on roads and bridges around the country could grind to a halt this weekend, and over a million jobs could be at risk.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 28, 2012 As the final day of arguments wrap up at the Supreme Court over the legality of President Obama's health care law, we speak to one outspoken critic of the plan.
Mar 28, 2012 Today is the final day the Supreme Court will hear arguments about the legality of the Obama administration's health care overhaul. The Justices will be looking at severability, of what happens if the individual mandate is struck down.
Mar 28, 2012 The highway bill is in a standoff in the House, threatening highway projects if an agreement can't be reached by this weekend.