Topic: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Cutting deals to nail down votes is under way leading up to a House vote on healthcare reform. Trust that promises will be kept is key, but it's been eroding between House and Senate this session.
03/19/2010 08:14 pm
A star-struck economist explains her hopes for Sen. Al Franken.
03/18/2010 12:21 pm
Even if lawmakers approve healthcare reform legislation, it's a partial fix, say forecasters. With or without reforms, the America's healthcare spending will rise sharply over the next decade, demanding more cost containment measures.
03/15/2010 02:15 pm
President Obama has created a National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to help balance the federal budget by 2015. But few are optimistic about its ability to make substantial cuts.
03/15/2010 10:41 am
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Thursday that 15 states and the District of Columbia are finalists for Race to the Top education grants. The winners will be chosen in April.
03/04/2010 06:53 pm
President Obama says he is 'exploring' four Republican healthcare ideas from last week's summit, in a bow to bipartisanship seen largely as a public relations move.
03/02/2010 04:51 pm
All the teachers at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island were fired by the board of trustees this week. More such cases are likely to arise across the US in the coming year because of pressure from the Obama administration – and the incentive of billions of federal dollars.
02/25/2010 07:36 pm
Liberals and conservatives alike have flip-flopped on the issue of the growing deficit.
02/25/2010 11:34 am
Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.
02/22/2010 04:05 pm
How places like China, Brazil, and Israel are taking aggressive steps to encourage more start-ups – and what that means for the US.
02/22/2010 04:00 pm