Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul.
The House passed the Disclose Act Wednesday. The act addresses the Supreme Court ruling that struck down campaign finance spending limits on corporations. But some organizations, like the NRA, are exempt. The bill faces a tough fight in the Senate.
At issue is a deal brokered by the House Democratic leadership to exempt the powerful National Rifle Association and others from disclosure requirements in a new campaign finance law.
Al and Tipper Gore have announced that they are separating after 40 years of marriage. With Americans living longer, the number of divorces after decades of marriage is increasing.
The US centenarian population is doubling every decade – and they're redefining aging and longevity.
President Obama's State of the Union speech evoked mixed reactions from groups representing seniors, environmentalists, and small businesses. Some praised his policy proposals but wanted to see more action.
Seldom, if ever, in US history has the partisan divide on such a big legislative step been so stark. The 60-to-39 Senate health care vote along party lines may make it far more difficult for the Senate to work on issues that lie ahead.
He isn’t fighting Wall Street as much as lawmakers who take campaign money from the financial industry. To win passage of reforms for the industry, the president needs to take on Democrats with sticky fingers and who ignore Main Street.
Senate healthcare reform bill needs 60 votes to advance. Here are five questions that could determine whether Democrats will rally around it.
Some of the most dangerous places for pedestrians, according to a new report, are cities in the South – in areas that built streets mainly for automobiles. Not surprisingly, the safest cities have many miles of bike lanes or sidewalks.