Topic: Social Security
Sharron Angle, the Republican Senate candidate from Nevada, has released a hard-hitting new ad on illegal immigration. But Hispanic groups say the ad is racist and accuse Sharron Angle of running 'one of the ugliest anti-illegal immigrants ad campaigns in history.'
10/26/2010 05:07 pm
Today, we need more money flowing into the economy, not less. Translation: tax less, spend more. But it's time for back-loaded programs to ease the deficit as soon as the economy can bear it.
10/26/2010 01:05 pm
Nearly half of today’s voters say they would like to see President Obama run for reelection in 2012, according to a new poll.
10/26/2010 12:26 pm
Are entitlements in trouble? Yes, say 77 percent. Should we raise taxes to pay for them? No, say 56 percent. Should we trim benefits? No, say 66 percent. So how are we gonna fix this?
10/21/2010 10:35 am
The prospect of a higher official retirement age infuriates many French. Boosting the age limit in the US is one way to help make Social Security solvent, many economists say. Would Americans be just as mad?
10/20/2010 08:41 pm
Only time will show whether severe budget cuts in Britain are too deep for that fragile economy to sustain. Even so, the political will to cut spending and the readiness to sacrifice sacred cows stand out as examples for America.
10/20/2010 05:02 pm
A near-majority of incumbents and candidates have sworn, vowed, or pledged either that they won't raise taxes or that they won't reduce Social Security or Medicare. Sometimes both.
10/20/2010 02:05 pm
The race has long been considered a slam-dunk for Barney Frank, but now it's getting some attention. That's partly because of his status as a powerful Democrat that Republicans love to hate.
10/19/2010 07:10 pm
Sarah Palin has called for Republican candidates to adhere to the tea party's anti-tax, small-government message. John McCain has endorsed this position.
10/19/2010 10:55 am
The recession has stalled the expectation of upward mobility in the American middle class: The unemployed are forced to live frugally, while many others choose financially cautious paths.
10/16/2010 10:30 am