Paul Ryan, talking up his antipoverty program at a Monitor breakfast, also says suing President Obama, rather than impeaching him, is the 'responsible' thing to do.
New US and EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine target some of the country’s most important sectors, including energy. But instead of cutting off Russia’s current oil and gas output, the new sanctions target energy technology critical to its future.
Thirty-five percent of Americans with credit reports have debt in collections, according to the Urban Institute. The debt load may seem alarming, but it hasn't changed much in a decade.
Some jails and prisons are pushing to sign up exiting inmates for Medicaid, courtesy of Obamacare. The idea is that if ex-prisoners receive regular health care on the outside, fewer will reoffend. Not all experts are believers, however.