By Sara Burnett | 08/11/14 07:59 AM
As one of the nation's most competitive governor's races picks up, voters in Illinois are hearing a whole lot about a British territory thousands of miles away in the Caribbean.
By Philip Klein | 08/07/14 07:17 PM
Few of President Obama's initiatives are more emblematic of his early ambitions to be a transformational liberal leader than his vision for connecting the nation with a vast high-speed rail network.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/07/14 05:38 PM
Federal agencies failed to account for $619 billion in grants and loans by not reporting the spending at all or reporting it incorrectly or late, according to an internal government watchdog.
By Sean Lengell | 08/07/14 03:32 PM
The Transportation Department on Thursday announced almost $334 million in emergency funds to help 21 states repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected emergencies.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/07/14 03:18 PM
If you have $400 to spare, count yourself lucky: Half of Americans would have trouble raising that amount in an emergency, according to a new report that suggests that many U.S. families face surprising financial difficulties.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/07/14 09:07 AM
Tax revenues are climbing, but the debt is out of control and nobody knows for sure how much the bureaucrats are actually spending.
By Jed Babbin | 08/06/14 06:36 PM
The Air Force, Navy and Army all face the same problem. You can't do more with less: you can only do less with less.
By Brian Hughes | 08/06/14 04:57 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday ripped into congressional Republicans for not passing a gas tax increase to shore up the Highway Trust Fund. The only problem? The White House doesn't support a gas tax increase, either.
By David A. Lieb | 08/05/14 08:39 AM
A Missouri primary that lacks competition for the only statewide office on the ballot nonetheless has generated considerable attention because of proposals seeking to raise taxes for transportation and create constitutional protections for farmers.
By Peter Jackson | 08/05/14 08:37 AM
A meeting Monday of top Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett produced little progress toward freeing a stalled tax bill that Philadelphia officials say is critical to opening the city's schools on time.
By Associated Press | 08/05/14 08:35 AM
The federal government has granted a three-year renewal of Florida's Medicaid managed care program.
By Associated Press | 08/05/14 08:33 AM
The North Carolina House and Senate spent weeks this summer unable to agree on a state budget. Now their inability to agree on how to adjourn could leave this year's session in more confusion.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/05/14 08:44 AM
It's becoming a ritual. Medicare trustees release an annual report projecting bankruptcy at some point in the not-so-distant future. And America yawns.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/03/14 04:50 PM
At least half of the $4 million in expenses claimed by the California arm of the federal government's workplace charity campaign was spent on inappropriate or unknown items, according to a government watchdog report.
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 01:23 PM
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray circulated a memo Friday outlining talking points for Democrats to use about how climate change affects federal spending and budgeting.
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