The latest news on federal budget
The U.S. credit card is maxed out, but politicians still want to go on a shopping binge.
The draw-down of U.S. troops should not be our only goal in Afghanistan.
Proponents say law could motivate legislators to meet deadlines.
Starting in July 2012, graduate students will accrue interest on loans while in school.
The U.S. defense sector is wading into the choppy waters of desperation and denial over additional cuts.
Student success at community colleges and elsewhere is tied to funding, but academics are wary.
Paul stands to reduce the debt by the most, whereas Gingrich would likely increase it substantially
With its massive levels of spending and debt, the United States is well on the way to repeating the mistakes of Japan in the 1990s.
CBO: U.S. enduring the longest period of high unemployment since the Great Depression.
Rosy Scenario has been a long-running character in the country's annual budget drama.