Mitch McConnell

Social Security fund will be drained by 2037

Social Security's finances are getting worse as the economy struggles to recover and millions of baby boomers stand at the brink of retirement. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011


Obama: Lower corporate tax rates, close loopholes

President Barack Obama's call to lower corporate tax rates is popular among business leaders and lawmakers from both parties. That support, however, won't be easy to... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011


Republicans back at work cutting spending

Moving quickly, House Republicans are taking another whack at federal spending on the day after a State of the Union address in which President Barack Obama pronounced... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2011


Obama's 'Union': 'Move together or not at all'

Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally behind his vision of economic revival... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2011

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