Topic: Social Security
Identity theft: Now thieves are targeting your kid's social security number long before the little one even has a bank account. Authorities say this type of identity theft could pose new problems for the nation's credit system.
08/03/2010 02:20 pm
The argument for extending the high-end tax cuts have gone wobbly. It would be more convincing if the Republican line were something other than “no new taxes, ever.” The economic and fiscal circumstances may change, but the prescription remains the same.
08/03/2010 12:06 pm
Ed Gillespie, chairman of the Republican State Leadership Committee, told reporters at a Monitor Breakfast Thursday that DNC efforts to link the GOP to Tea Party positions ahead of midterm elections was a 'sign of their desperation.'
07/29/2010 02:32 pm
Polls suggest Sen. Harry Reid is now ahead of GOP challenger and 'tea party' favorite Sharron Angle. The GOP is sending reinforcements to beef up Angle's campaign staff.
07/28/2010 08:11 pm
At a Monitor breakfast with reporters, the Republican governor from Minnesota points proudly to his roots from working-class St. Paul. As a potential presidential candidate, he breaks the GOP stereotype. Biography matters in politics. But America's in a crunch, and solutions matter more.
07/26/2010 05:13 pm
The benefits of converting to a Roth IRA are clearest for the wealthy. Many others should proceed with care.
07/26/2010 01:46 pm
Cuts in Social Security benefits might be used as one means to reduce the burgeoning federal budget deficit. But are there better ways to deal with the problem?
07/26/2010 01:38 pm
Call entitlements what you like. The US isn't charging enough for membership for this rewards program.
07/21/2010 12:25 am
The release of a list of 1,300 alleged illegal immigrants in Utah comes as the state debates a strict immigration law like its neighbor Arizona's.
07/19/2010 07:02 pm
While Congress fights over extending unemployment insurance, Americans remain sour on the economy. But a few proposals show promise for encouraging growth.
07/19/2010 01:18 pm