When it comes to how to make changes to slow the rising costs of some of the nation's most cherished entitlement programs, like Social Security and Medicare, it's a no-win situation for presidents and their top aides to give too many details too early on their proposals.Start suggesting you want to
The CPAC gathering in Washington hosted a Sarah Palin impersonator Friday morning, so why not a Tim Pawlenty imposter in the afternoon?Pawlenty, the previous governor of Minnesota, delivered a speech so bodaciously conservative that some in the audience wondered if they were witnessing the same spea
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are blamed to greater or lesser degrees — depending on the political ideology of the finger-pointer — for their roles in the 2008 financial meltdown.But even before the bursting of the mortgage bubble, critics complained the mortgage companies were risky.
In what is admittedly not the most useful polling result ever, CNN/Opinion Research reported Tuesday that about half a group it polled was split on whether President Obama would be re-elected.According to the survey, 51 percent said Obama wouldn't be re-elected while 46 percent said he would.
Appealing to their sense of patriotism, President Obama asked U.S. business leaders Monday to start making investments, with the cash they've been stockpiling, that would create domestic jobs.In a speech at the U.S.
Since the creation of the Transportation Security Administration shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, its airport screeners have sought to be part of a collective bargaining unit.The Bush Administration and congressional Republicans opposed that, however.