Policy: Budgets & Deficits

Congress: Yes to pork, no to cutting debt

By Sean Lengell | 08/28/14 05:00 AM

Congress: Yes to pork, no to cutting debt

Many say lawmakers are missing an opportunity to trim pork, waste and duplicative services from the budget.
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Energy-state Democrats slam Obama plan for international climate change pact

Energy-state Democrats slam Obama plan for international climate change pact

By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 06:36 PM

Vulnerable Democrats from energy-producing states are unhappy with a move by President Obama to seal a climate change pact with world leaders.
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Former Michele Bachmann campaign staffer pleads guilty

Former Michele Bachmann campaign staffer pleads guilty

By Kelly Cohen | 08/28/14 08:41 AM

One of Michele Bachmann's former top campaign staffers pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing money he received from the presidential campaign of former Rep. Ron Paul. Kent Sorenson, who managed Bachmann's presidential campaign in Iowa, pleaded guilty to one count of causing a federal campaign...
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