Topic: North Dakota
President Obama answered questions about his State of the Union address Monday on the video-sharing website YouTube. The best thing? No journalists to be seen.
02/01/2010 06:58 pm
Republican lawmakers usually back tax cuts for businesses, but the $33 billion price tag of Obama's proposal may deter those who are more worried about runaway deficits.
01/29/2010 03:28 pm
Some key lawmakers in the Senate are saying they will vote against the Bernanke confirmation. The Fed chairman’s term expires at the end of this month.
01/22/2010 07:13 pm
Republican Scott Brown's win in Massachusetts provides a boost for the GOP's momentum for the 2010 midterm elections. Here are five states where Republicans might pick off Senate seats this November.
01/22/2010 05:33 pm
Republican Scott Brown's upset victory in the Massachusetts Senate race results portends huge challenges ahead for President Obama and majority Democrats. National healthcare reform may well stall, and new carbon-emissions rules are now unlikely. What will be the revised agenda?
01/20/2010 08:27 am
A vote to raise the national debt ceiling is always tough, because it casts the majority party as a reckless spender. But Congress must confront the issue, probably Jan. 20, upon lawmakers' return from recess. If the ceiling is not raised, the government will likely run out of funds in February.
01/19/2010 04:51 pm
Retirement of Sen. Byron Dorgan means it will be harder for Democrats to keep their filibuster-proof Senate majority after 2010. But the exit of Sen. Christopher Dodd improves Democrats' chances of holding onto his seat.
01/06/2010 02:48 pm
Many states fell into a fiscal hole in 2009, and continue to lag behind in economic recovery. A look at ten states facing the biggest budget problems in 2010.
12/30/2009 01:41 pm
Sunbelt states like Nevada and Florida are seeing residents pack up and leave, according to a new census report.
12/23/2009 02:46 pm
President Obama has made a priority of tackling the US unemployment rate – now about 10 percent. But a new jobs program would add more to the soaring federal deficit.
12/17/2009 02:50 pm