Plaintiffs argue that the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which bans gay marriage, is unconstitutional. The federal trial opened Thursday in Boston.
The bad news is that Washington has to make hard choices now to avert disaster. The good news is that some members of Congress are showing real political courage.
Governments go broke all the time. When they do, the victims can be all of us.
The Greece debt crisis should be a warning. History shows that unless this buildup of sovereign debt is tackled eventually by raising taxes and controlling spending, then there are only two outcomes: default or high inflation.
President Obama has his work cut out for him on the President’s fiscal commission, and groups on both ends of the political spectrum are already saying the panel's unlikely to succeed. Are tax increases the way to go?
President Obama held the first meeting of the Bipartisan Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Tuesday. Here are five issues to watch as the deliberations get under way.
A cofounder of the St. Louis Tea Party lays out his vision for a better America.