Sequester: A fiscal cliff we will go over

Feb 25, 2013
Although Congress has avoided several fiscal deadlines in the eleventh-hour in the last few months, many political analysts are not optimistic a sequester deal will be struck.
Posted In: sequester, Obama, budget cuts

Sequester cuts: Economic threat or all politics?

Feb 25, 2013
As the government gets closer to the sequester deadline, the warnings about what the federal budget cuts would mean are getting louder.
Posted In: sequester, budget cuts, Obama

Local TV gets presidential exclusive

Feb 21, 2013
The president gave interviews Wednesday to eight local TV stations in markets with a lot at stake in the fight over the across the board budget cuts.
Posted In: Obama, budget cuts, sequester

A Presidential step toward cybersecurity

Feb 14, 2013
President Obama's executive order for increased sharing between government agencies and large infrastructure companies endeavors to help bypass Congress in a fast-moving Internet attack.
Posted In: Obama, State of the Union, Tech, cybersecurity, cyberwar

The State of the Union for education

Feb 13, 2013
What are President Obama's plans for universal pre-school access, high-school funding, and higher education?
Posted In: Education, higher education, Obama, State of the Union

Would Obama's $9 minimum wage help or hurt workers?

Feb 13, 2013
During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
Posted In: minimum wage, State of the Union, Obama, poverty

The gun-show loophole: Not about gun shows, and not a loophole

Feb 12, 2013
Most vendors at gun shows are federally licensed dealers, who are required to do background checks on buyers. It's gun collectors and private sellers that aren't federally licensed.
Posted In: guns, Obama, State of the Union

State of the Union for jobs: A preview

Feb 12, 2013
Juli Niemann, an analyst with Smith Moore & Company, shares her thoughts on what Obama will highlight and the state of jobs and the economy.
Posted In: State of the Union, Obama, Jobs, infrastructure

Where does tech fit on the president's agenda?

Feb 12, 2013
Who's that sitting near the first lady at the president State of the Union address? Word is it's going to be Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Posted In: Obama, State of the Union, Tech

The fiscal cliff reprise: Meet the sequester

Feb 11, 2013
There are less than three weeks to go until Washington's latest budget deadline -- the $85 billion spending cut package known as the sequester.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, sequestration, Obama