Published January 07, 2010
As if U.S. tax forms aren't complicated enough, Congress is expected to include in the final health care reform bill a requirement that nearly all Americans have health insurance and prove it on their tax returns or face a fine.
Published December 09, 2009
Congressional negotiators have come to an agreement on a $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill to fund the federal government after the middle of this month.
Published August 06, 2009
Sen. Tom Coburn, a fierce opponent of a public option for health care reform, has introduced an amendment requiring all lawmakers to enroll in the plan if it is included in a final bill that is passed.
Published August 05, 2009
The White House is under fire for a blog post asking supporters to send "fishy"information received through rumors, chain e-mails and casual conversations to a White House e-mail address, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published July 15, 2009
Economists warn the deficit is becoming a larger part of the total U.S. economy or gross domestic product.
Published July 14, 2009
In an opinion article published by the Washington Post Tuesday, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called President Obama's energy plan, also known as cap and trade, "an enormous threat to our economy."
Published June 29, 2009
A disclaimer at the end of the Senate slavery apology, dealing with the touchy issue of reparations, is causing some dissension among House Democrats and may prevent the two chambers from coming together on the measure.
Published June 09, 2009
Critics of the plan say it is going to hurt already ailing businesses because they won't be able to woo top management.
Published May 22, 2009
A FEMA official told a House panel Friday that the government will send Katrina survivors still living in temporary housing eviction notices starting June 1 and try to connect them to agencies that can help them.
Published April 14, 2009
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has decided not to offer vouchers for new students because Congress extended the program for only one more school year.