Budget

 

America has an infrastructure crisis.

We see signs of it every day: We hit bone-jarring potholes as we drive. We face long detours as bridges are closed for emergency repairs. When...

Even great companies like Apple benefited from U.S. government research

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and...

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton

[Politics]

Now that Congress has its immense, $1.1 trillion bipartisan funding bill in hand,...

House Speaker Boehner -- will there be another government shutdown?

The new year prompts many of us once again to make personal resolutions. Most of them are...

House Speaker John Boehner

Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a December 13 deadline to produce, well, something. For weeks, we’ve been told to...

This summer, everyone celebrated the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the address of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in which he described a new, refined American Dream.

On Nov...

Marian Wright Edelman -- championing Children's causes

[The Children's Corner]

Preventable Hunger in Our Land of Plenty...

Stand Resolute Mr. President

[Comment]

Back on Sept. 12, the Republican-led House of Representatives voted for the 42nd time to derail the...

[Government Shutdown]

For the sake of the nation, the game playing in Washington has to end.

With the Federal government in the second week of a shutdown, the...

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