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Why the government can't plan ahead

Feb 10, 2014
Congress is not good at predicting future spending and deficits.
Posted In: Congress, planning, budget defecit

When your safety net ... disappears

Feb 7, 2014
The number of jobless Americans who've lost their extended unemployment benefits has swelled to 1.7 million.
Posted In: unemployement, unemployment benefits, Congress

Congress holds hearing data breaches at Target, retailers

Feb 5, 2014
Executives are answering questions about data security.
Posted In: Target, data breach, Congress

Congress holds hearing on army recruiting fraud

Feb 4, 2014
When incentives to recruit new soldiers turns to fraud.
Posted In: Army, National Guard, Congress

Rep. Henry Waxman stepping down after 20 terms

Jan 30, 2014
Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman is retiring after 20 terms.
Posted In: telecom, Congress

Why is Congress focusing on poverty?

Jan 16, 2014
Congress's Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on income inequality. Just the latest congressional foray into the problem.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, Unemployment

Surprise! 6 items still in the omnibus budget bill

Jan 14, 2014
Six government programs the government is still funding. Believe it or not.
Posted In: Congress, budget

Congress snubs IMF's request for resources

Jan 14, 2014
The International Monetary Fund has ended up smack in the middle of the budget debate in Washington.
Posted In: IMF, Congress, budget

Going to Plan B when jobless benefits get cut off

Jan 14, 2014
For one woman looking for work, unemployment benefits kept certain career options. With Congress not extending benefits, a new plan is in order.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, Jobs, Congress

For first time, most of Congress is worth more than $1 million

Jan 9, 2014
A report shows that more than half of Congress members are millionaires.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, millionaire

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