Sigh. Are we surprised?
In which former Senator Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., dances Gangnam Style. The reason? He wants young people to become involved in a discussion about cutting the national debt. Does this video inspire you to become involved?
Math is hard. Taxes are confusing. Even Congress seems perplexed. Here’s a breakdown of what the Fiscal Cliff will mean to you.
Use this interactive display to see how much money the top groups have spent since May 1 in each battleground state, and to view their latest advertisements.
“I don’t need tons of money,” Tessa says as the sun starts to set and the living room grows dark. “I don’t need a new house. I just want to be comfortable. I don’t want money to be a stress, and it is a stress when you’re tight on money. It changes things.”
The children who have seen parents lose jobs during the Great Recession face a future riddled with uncertainty.
The cover of the October 13 issue of National Journal.
The Shadow Generation: They’re the children of the millions who lost jobs in the Great Recession— and their lives promise to be forever different as a result. By Nancy Cook
It’s HOT outside. But hey, you knew that. 52 percent of the U.S. is experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions. So what about the farmers, how are they handling the heat? We asked them. Hear how farmers, small-business owners and local governments are dealing with the heat.
I was in Texas last week where the yellow grass crunches under your feet and Austin’s Lake Travis is about 45 feet lower than it should be. -BdM