Dan Rostenkowski, once called one of the nation's most power politicians, died Wednesday. His lengthy political career in Washington began in 1958 and ended amid scandal in 1994.
Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul.
Social Security intake from tax revenue will fall below program costs this year. In annual reports on the fiscal health of Social Security and Medicare, Obama administration cites 'work left to do.'
Social Security and Medicare are facing strains from an aging population and an economy that can't seem to get out of low gear. For the first time since the 1980s, Social Security will pay out more money in benefits this year than it collects in payroll taxes.
Credit fraud allowed a California woman and Florida man to obtain millions of dollars in mortgage loans.
How do we build a tax system capable of generating the revenues we need to fund the government we want in the most efficient and fair way possible?