Jul 23, 2012
Teach for America is tapping its nationwide network of alumni to recruit candidates for public office -- so much so that in one Tennessee race, two TFA alums are squaring off against one another.
Jun 29, 2012
Even after the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Affordable Care Act yesterday, many outspoken critics of the law remain. We talk to Senator Rand Paul on why he believes the law is unconstitutional.
Jun 26, 2012
By taking a note from our neighbors in Great Britain. Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner explains why he thinks U.S. Congress should borrow the U.K. tradition of the Prime Minister's Question Time.
Jun 25, 2012
A decision is expected from the Supreme Court on President Obama's health care overhaul, which is sure to have big economic implications however it is decided -- but there are some other high stakes battles going on.
Jun 5, 2012
A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
May 29, 2012
There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
May 25, 2012
The President’s re-election campaign is using high tech tools for grass roots organizing
Apr 2, 2012
The mayor of Chicago is planning a complete makeover for his city, including a new runway at O'Hare Airport, upgrades to rail and bus service, and a rebuilding of the city's water and sewer system.
Mar 20, 2012
Forget pricey TV spots. Political campaigners turn to YouTube for free and fast distribution of their political ads.
Feb 21, 2012
Republican presidential candidates are spending millions on the state's airwaves. But those ads are more and more often not being paid for by official campaigns but by giant political action committees -- super PACs.