May 21, 2012 President Obama will be with world leaders in Chicago today after meetings at Camp David over the weekend. The takeaway from those meetings is that there should be more of a focus on growth rather than austerity as Europe grapples with another flare up in the debt crisis.
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 24, 2012 President Obama has announced a new policy aimed at punishing countries like Syria and Iran that practice violence after gathering information about citizens online.
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 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 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?