Jerry Brown the visionary wants to build the bullet train to stitch California together, but Jerry Brown the 'cheapskate' knows (as do his opponents) that the state's hard-won fiscal health is a fragile thing.
AT&T's Randall Stephenson, chairman of the Business Roundtable, said US economic growth has been 'substandard,' and could be much higher. He called for tax reform and immigration reform to help drive investment.
Curtis Reeves, the defendant in the Florida popcorn shooting, carried a sidearm throughout his career and 'should have known better,' raising questions about whether carrying a gun affects decisionmaking.
Since the days of Watergate, politicians have been warned that 'It's not the crime, it's the cover-up.' That seems to be the case with the George Washington Bridge scandal dogging New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Fort Lee, N.J., took the brunt of the George Washington Bridge traffic snarl orchestrated by the governor's aides. But as Chris Christie apologized Thursday, most patrons at a local diner were still in his corner.
The US unemployment rate has been steadily dropping, but millions of Americans remain jobless and many of those are losing unemployment benefits. President Obama is urging lawmakers to extend such benefits.
Republicans meet next month to craft strategy for 2014, and attacks on 'Obamacare' are likely to top the list of many GOP lawmakers, especially with control of the Senate up for grabs in midterm elections.