Topic: Social Security
The liberal wing of the Democratic Party, no fan of incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, is cheering the forthcoming primary fight with state Lt. Gov. Bill Halter. Some political analysts say the internal party battle could make the seat even riper for a Republican takeover.
03/01/2010 08:24 pm
Party leaders may have settled on a healthcare reform strategy: muscle through legislation with only Democratic votes. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will face defections.
03/01/2010 01:40 pm
Those who do not pay income tax aren't required to because Congress uses the tax system to deliver social benefits.
02/26/2010 01:13 pm
The US budget deficit is surging and is likely to remain high for years unless Congress finds solutions. Some financial experts say that remedies will have to include new taxes.
02/24/2010 05:53 pm
The Simple Dollar Reader mailbag: Selling a car worth less than what you owe on it? Here's what to do.
This reader owes more than $9,000 on a 2006 Chevy Cobalt she wants to sell. Should she take the loss?
02/23/2010 01:38 pm
The Adam Smith Institute Blog To reform British pensions, look to America's Social Security (with a twist)
Britain's pension system looks like a Madoff pyramid scheme. The Cato Institute's plan for Social Security offers one way forward.
02/22/2010 11:49 pm
The Senate voted 62 to 30 to move a $15 billion jobs bill to the Senate floor. Scott Brown of Massachusetts was among the Republicans voting in favor.
02/22/2010 08:39 pm
Former Rep. Tom Davis rates the GOP's chances at retaking the House '50/50.' Retaking control of the Senate was 'not impossible,' he said at a Monitor Breakfast today.
02/22/2010 02:25 pm
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