Topic: Walt Minnick
Tackling the $13.8 trillion federal debt isn't a partisan issue. It's a matter of America's future prosperity. Extending Bush-era tax cuts may make economic sense now, but President Obama and Congress must come together and make tough decisions to cut spending and raise revenue.
12/13/2010 02:32 pm
Midterm elections are historically difficult for the president's party. With the economy in trouble, this year will likely be no different for Democrats – but it might not be as bad as it could be.
07/30/2010 12:35 pm
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
06/01/2010 11:50 am
The House financial overhaul bill covers everything from financial giants to individual consumers. But lobbyists are lined up to fight it, and deals will have to be made with some lawmakers as the Senate considers its own bill.
12/11/2009 08:14 pm
The bill gives government new powers to rein in 'too big to fail' companies and to protect consumers. The House is set to vote on the financial-regulation measures Friday.
12/11/2009 11:00 am
Party leaders are likely to find congressional freshmen more independent than usual.
11/17/2008 12:00 am