A report detailing the potential service cuts and job losses that may occur in each state when the $85 billion in spending cuts kicks in was released Feb. 24.
This strange animal called sequestration is certainly wreaking havoc with our customary ideological boundaries.
President Obama is painting a dire picture if the House Republicans don’t agree to raise taxes, yet again, to avert sequestration.
Recent data shows that while the United States and others are cutting back on carbon emissions, developing countries like China and India are producing emissions at a much [...]
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute released a report stating that global arms sales went down by 5 percent in 2011, due to developed nations spending less. [...]
Jacob Lew’s nomination as treasury secretary comes amid substantial leadership changes as Barack Obama forges a second-term cabinet.
While it is positive that one hurdle has been crossed with the passing of the budget bill, there are plenty more to come.
The Senate voted 89–8 on a compromise budget deal, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, in the wee hours of New Year’s morning, but the bill has yet to get the vote [...]