By Joseph Lawler | 08/15/14 12:23 PM
Congress created Ticket to Work in 1999 to address a growing problem, namely that the disability rolls were expanding rapidly and the disability program did little to encourage work among those able to hold a job. The idea was to give disability recipients a "ticket," or voucher, that employment...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 11:20 AM
Here's a quick look at Tom Emmer and five other candidates, all in races they can win, who can be the next outspoken libertarian.
By Zack Colman | 08/14/14 04:50 PM
The Energy Department is changing it's approval process for some applications, and the natural gas industry is less than thrilled.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/14/14 10:23 PM
As protesters clashed with police for the fifth night in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Missouri elected officials and opinion makers began to wonder, loudly and publicly: Where was Gov. Jay Nixon?
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/14/14 06:05 PM
Rasmussen, a pollster often characterized as conservative-leaning, gave Democratic challenger Paul Davis a 10-point lead over Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., at 51 to 41 percent.
By Zack Colman | 08/14/14 05:11 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the world's third-largest greenhouse gas-emitting nation, won't join his U.S. and Chinese counterparts at a United Nations climate summit next month in New York.
By Brian Hughes | 08/14/14 05:03 PM
President Obama hasn't waded into the escalating debate over the rapid militarization of local police departments. Politically, however, he can't stay silent for long.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/14/14 03:16 PM
President Obama's careful remarks on the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., marked one of a handful of times that President Obama has openly addressed America's racial divide while in office.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/14/14 01:36 PM
Obama also gave an update on the latest developments in Iraq, praising the U.S. military for assisting the Kurds in fighting the Islamic State and helping thousands of Yazidis trapped on mountain to escape while the U.S. launched airstrikes against the extremists.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/14/14 11:04 AM
Americans are increasingly willing to take on credit card debt or to take out loans to buy cars or to go to college, but they're still shying away from the biggest category of consumer credit: home loans.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/14/14 10:59 AM
Moderate voices in the national security community have begun to urge President Obama to reconsider imposing a firm draw-down timeline in Afghanistan after the U.S. has been forced to re-engage in Iraq in efforts to to stop the Islamic State and prevent genocide.
By Zack Colman | 08/13/14 05:04 PM
The "social cost of carbon" has sparked criticism from the Right because they say it inflates the perceived benefits from regulating greenhouse gases.
By Brian Hughes | 08/13/14 06:24 PM
The White House on Wednesday acknowledged that ground troops could be used in a humanitarian mission in Iraq. "What he's ruled out is reintroducing U.S. forces into combat on the ground in Iraq," explained Ben Rhodes, Obama's deputy national security adviser.
By Brian Hughes | 08/13/14 04:40 PM
It's not just the 2014 midterm elections that have the White House on edge, but also the return of open enrollment in Obamacare.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/13/14 03:33 PM
The trust fund for the disability program will run out in late 2016, Social Security's Board of Trustees warned in late July. Without congressional action, disabled workers would immediately face a 25 percent cut in their benefits.
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