Congress is considering modeling Gulf Coast reconstruction partly on Lower Manhattan's post-9/11 redevelopment efforts. Amy Scott looks at how successful the Liberty Bond program has been in redeveloping New York's downtown.
The House was back at work today after its Thanksgiving break, and lawmakers are digging right back into the thorny question of tax breaks. Economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard has some advice for them.
The clock is ticking for states wanting to put electronic voting machines in place. Local officials must make sure their machines meet national reliability standards by the end of this year. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, there are security concerns.