To muddle through while the California budget crisis continues, state workers will be furloughed three days a month and the state will have to issue IOUs to pay bills. Still, there's little urgency in Sacramento.
Stimulus spending and extending the Bush tax cuts can help a little in the short term, but they would likely hurt America's long-term economic outlook, a CBO report issued Thursday says.
A Pew poll that finds nearly 1 in 5 Americans sees Barack Obama as a Muslim can be answered by looking at his past, especially his 2006 speech about faith in politics.
A Pew Research Center poll suggests that 18 percent of Americans think Obama is a Muslim. (He's not.) The poll also offers reasons – some curious – as to why people were misinformed.
Sonic boom over Puget Sound: A passenger aboard a float plane that violated the airspace around Air Force One while President Barack Obama was in town Tuesday was stunned to find out about the fuss that resulted.
With the federal deficit at $1.5 trillion, some voters are balking at politicians who tout a record of securing ‘pork barrel’ projects.
A California man sentenced to 25 years to life was released Monday because a judge ruled his sentence under a three-strikes law was too harsh for his crime – breaking into a church soup kitchen 13 years ago.
Obama visited Wednesday with Ohioans who have been helped by government spending. In general, government jobs pay more, have higher benefits, and are more secure than private-sector jobs. Is that a good thing? It depends on your party affiliation, a new TIPP/Monitor poll shows.
Emily's List, which raises money for Democratic women candidates who back abortion rights, is taking on Sarah Palin with its Sarah Doesn't Speak for Me campaign. Ms. Palin poked back Wednesday via Twitter.
19th Amendment experts suggest that women are finally gaining a measure of the political leverage that the 19th Amendment promised when it gave women the right to vote 90 years ago.