Feb 26, 2013 Budget cuts known as sequester aren’t unprecedented, experts say. But their timing and indiscriminate nature are worrying.
Feb 25, 2013 Although Congress has avoided several fiscal deadlines in the eleventh-hour in the last few months, many political analysts are not optimistic a sequester deal will be struck.
Feb 25, 2013 As the government gets closer to the sequester deadline, the warnings about what the federal budget cuts would mean are getting louder.
Feb 22, 2013 The president gave interviews Wednesday to eight local TV stations in markets with a lot at stake in the fight over the across the board budget cuts.
Feb 14, 2013 President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack.
Feb 13, 2013 Helping poor families relocate to safer neighborhoods with better schools shown to improve mobility for children.
Feb 13, 2013 What are President Obama's plans for universal pre-school access, high-school funding, and higher education?
Feb 13, 2013 During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
Feb 13, 2013 Most vendors at gun shows are federally licensed dealers, who are required to do background checks on buyers. It's gun collectors and private sellers that aren't federally licensed.
Feb 12, 2013 Experts say public housing policy is just one factor in the violence that troubles Chicago's poor neighborhoods.