The latest news on federal budget
Our analysis shows where spending has soared over the last four decades—and not just on healthcare.
GOP opposes massive new spending Obamacare brings--not the deficit reduction.
The coming transformation of government could upend the way we live.
Financial aid lags behind soaring college tuition.
Small changes could happen this year, but bigger cuts aren’t likely till 2013, at least.
He should have talked about the middle class and the fiscal crisis.
Perhaps the president went too far, pleasing too many? Perhaps the president played it, dare I say, too safe?
It's an important fight, but one that speaks to the health of the new majority rather than to its weakness.
New Speaker of the House John Boehner discusses his top priority.
Defense secretary says the Pentagon plans to cut its force levels by up to 47,000 starting in 2015.