Jan 13, 2012
Later this morning President Obama is expected to outline a new plan to shrink government. He's going to ask Congress to give him the authority to merge some departments and agencies.
Jan 4, 2012
In this week's quiz, Stephan Richter shows us how U.S. spending in Afghanistan stacks up against American spending for the United Nations.
Dec 16, 2011
Lawmakers are on track to agree to a temporary budget deal ahead of tonight's midnight deadline.
Dec 16, 2011
Now that Congress has averted a government shutdown, it takes up the extension of the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits
Nov 30, 2011
Planned layoffs are up in 2011 over the previous year -- and there's still a month to go.
Oct 1, 2010
This final note today, toward a more consumer friendly Internal Revenue Service, perhaps The left-leaning think tank Third Way has a new policy...
Aug 23, 2010
Critics say the rules to receive compensation through the $20 billion BP oil spill fund are unfair....
Mar 16, 2009
Who's handling the economic crisis better -- the US or Europe? Today, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman points out the stark differences in...
Mar 13, 2009
Other countries and more Americans are starting to question whether Team Obama is on the right path. European countries are sick of all the US...