The Next Congress
This year’s congressional elections hold considerable potential to reshuffle power on Capitol Hill.
Merkel Backs Rights Activist for President of Germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to support former East German rights activist Joachim Gauck to replace Christian Wulff as president of Germany.
'Harry Potter' Star Supports Higher Taxes for Wealthy
Move over, Wizard of Omaha. You’ve got company–the Wizard of Little Whinging. Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his portrayal of wizard Harry Potter, has come out in favor of taxing the wealthy, himself included.
House Rejection of Senate Bill Leaves Payroll Tax Cut Uncertain
The House rejected, 229-193, on Tuesday the Senate bill to extend the payroll tax cut for two months as well as unemployment benefits. If Congress can’t break the logjam, 160 million Americans will pay higher taxes next year.
Surprise: Congress May Make Spending Compromise
While nothing is certain yet, a proposal is expected to be ready later in the day for a measure that will allow the government to keep running past Friday even as larger battles are fought over the expiration of a payroll tax cut and the question of whether to extend...
Building Trust With Tech
Frank Maiorano’s vision for clearing and custodial firm Trust Company of America includes a cutting-edge push into tablet technology.
Elizabeth Warren, CFPB: The Extended 2011 IA 25 Profile
Controversial doesn’t begin to describe her.
Senate Democrats Agree to GOP Spending Cuts, Avert Shutdown Through March 18
The House was poised Tuesday to pass legislation cutting federal spending by $4 billion and averting a government shutdown for two weeks--Senate Democrats, yielding to the inevitable, said they would go along.
President Obama Proposes Pay Freeze for Federal Workers
President Obama proposed a two-year pay freeze on federal workers and vowed to work to cut the ballooning budget deficit.
And Now, The Fallout
The effects of Enron's implosion are being felt al