Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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?

(Source: youtube.com)

Friday, November 2, 2012 Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Ad Spending in Presidential Battleground States
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.

Ad Spending in Presidential Battleground States

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.

Friday, October 12, 2012
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.

What Happens to the Children of the Unemployed?

The children who have seen parents lose jobs during the Great Recession face a future riddled with uncertainty.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Voices of the Drought

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.

View a history of droughts above and how Congress acted


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

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Thursday, May 17, 2012
Will you put off marriage because of student debt? Have you told your significant other how in debt you are yet? -BdM

Will you put off marriage because of student debt? Have you told your significant other how in debt you are yet? -BdM

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Prepare yourself for jealousy: 
The Richest Americans Under 30
Who do you think made the list?

AP PHOTO/PAUL SAKUMA, FILE

Prepare yourself for jealousy:

The Richest Americans Under 30

Who do you think made the list?


AP PHOTO/PAUL SAKUMA, FILE