Mar 2, 2012 The president lives in that big ol' D.C. mansion, where he's waited on hand and foot at the taxpayers' expense, right? Not exactly. Author Jodi Kantor says being president is plenty hard on the pocketbook.
Feb 22, 2012 The Obama administration today will outline a broad overhaul of the nation's corporate tax code that will lower the tax rate that businesses pay, but could increase to amount of tax revenue heading to Washington.
Feb 16, 2012 of nerds.
Feb 14, 2012 Not everything in the budget is being cut
Feb 13, 2012 More strict austerity measures were passed in Greece over the weekend. What would the equivalent of the cuts look like here at home?
Feb 13, 2012 Overnight, the Greek parliament imposed drastic cuts that will layoff some 150,000 government workers, raise the retirement age and lower the minimum wage by 20 percent. What would the same cutbacks feel like here in the U.S.?
Feb 13, 2012 President Obama has published his multi-trillion-dollar budget. Despite it being an election year, Karen Shaw Petrou thinks we should take it seriously.
Feb 10, 2012 Greeks are striking again today to protest deep cuts the government wants to make in order to get more bailout money. But even the most recent austerity deal Greece proposed might not be enough.
Feb 10, 2012 Voilà! A brilliant presidential campaign speech, constructed from nothing but titles of songs from President Obama's own Spotify playlist.