The Debt Ceiling: America's Zombie Politics

11:00 am, February 06, 2014

On Friday the U.S. will enter its second debt limit crisis in less than six months. It's time to get rid of this outdated and destructive limit.


Congress Expands Farm Subsidies, Cuts Food Stamps

11:55 am, February 05, 2014

Should the poor starve?


How Rich Is Congress? Most Lawmakers Are Now Millionaires

2:09 pm, January 10, 2014

A new study finds that, for the first time, a majority of the members of Congress have $1 million or more.


Sebelius's Obamacare Tech Nightmare

4:39 pm, October 30, 2013

The committee hearing is marred by partisanship.


Profit on Politics: Innovative Market Trick

10:49 am, October 30, 2013

Futures exchange enables investors to hedge political policy risk.


Obamacare Cheapshot: Republicans Use Cats to Rib ACA's Tech Pitfalls

1:50 pm, October 23, 2013

Darrell Issa makes like BuzzFeed and mocks President Obama with cats.


5 Ways to Stop the Next Crisis in D.C.

1:02 pm, October 22, 2013

Eradicate the debt ceiling and other impediments to efficient operation in our government.


When Going to National Parks Is Against the Law, Only Lawbreakers (and Oil Drillers) Will Be in National Parks

7:15 am, October 14, 2013

The government shutdown may be losing $35 million a day in parkgoer revenue.


Minimum Wage Should Actually Be $14 an Hour if You Want Basic Economic Security

7:00 am, September 10, 2013

Fast-food workers striking for higher wages are on the right track, analysts say.


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