Topic: George Mason University
If Congress fails to increase tax revenues and cut costly programs, the federal deficit promises to be more than $1 trillion a year for the next decade.
08/09/2010 02:46 pm
Zachary Chesser and Paul Rockwood are two American Muslims charged with plotting to commit acts of violent jihad. Both had alleged connections with Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical cleric in Yemen who may have motivated November's Fort Hood rampage.
07/22/2010 09:12 pm
Financial reform legislation hammered out Friday between the House and Senate is the biggest set of new bank regulations since the Depression. But experts disagree on whether it can eliminate 'too big to fail' banks and prevent future bailouts.
06/25/2010 06:34 pm
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee almost $6 trillion in mortgages. The cost of fixing them will be the largest US bailout ever.
06/18/2010 05:30 am
In the Gulf oil spill crisis, President Obama has shied away from theatrical moments that symbolize he's in charge. Tuesday's Oval Office speech is his attempt to take charge on his own terms.
06/15/2010 09:25 am
American economic policymaking is dominated by the widely taught and cited neo-Keynesian synthesis, which argues for government intervention on the ground that markets are not efficient.
06/03/2010 11:01 am
At least $8.3 trillion of the national debt is missing from the government’s books.
05/25/2010 04:00 pm
Fannie Mae announced a $11.5 billion quarterly loss Monday. The mortgage giant's continued poor performance has added urgency to the question of how – or whether – it should be saved.
05/10/2010 03:51 pm
Greek protesters are angry and in denial. But there’s no denying the consequences of spending beyond your means.
05/07/2010 01:36 pm
Networks have been under attack -- and successfully handled by operators -- as long as they’ve been around. Be wary of calls for more government supervision of the Internet.
04/29/2010 02:31 pm