Dec 10, 2012 The chair of the Senate Budget Committee explains why he thinks we'll reach a fiscal cliff deal before the end of 2012.
Dec 5, 2012 Ethics rules lay out how much holiday cheer members and staff can have on lobbyists' dime.
Dec 3, 2012 Fiscal cliff tax questions are why many companies are shoveling money out the door before year's end in the form of special dividends to shareholders.
Jan 17, 2013 Marketplace and the Annenberg School at USC are looking for everyday citizens to share their stories of how life has changed since the day they were born -- and a president was sworn in.
Oct 12, 2012 Biden, Ryan razzed in quick response ads
Oct 11, 2012 Despite increased interest in vice presidential debates -- from Sarah Palin and Joe Biden to tonight's Biden-Ryan showdown -- polls show these debates don't really change the vote in November.
Aug 15, 2012 Our latest reporting on U.S. consumer confidence says it jumped up last month. But what does that mean where you live?
Aug 6, 2012 Former Republican staff member Mike Lofgren explains how money has taken over the political system in America and what we can do about it.
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Jul 18, 2012 As Romney prepares to tap running mate, historians say vice presidents have a mostly unseen role in shaping policy.
Jun 29, 2012 Lawmakers in Washington are poised today to approve a bill that provides billions for transportation projects and lowers student loan interest rates.