| Jun 24, 2015
| 11:50 AM
A key portion of President Barack Obama's health care policy could fall at the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Just when Republicans are close to achieving one of their top goals, however, the party is in disarray. As a result, I'd bet that Obamacare is...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 6:50 AM
WASHINGTON With a little more than 100 days left to avoid a government shutdown, the federal budget process is about to lurch to a halt and it remains unclear who can get it going again.
Senate Democrats are promising to filibuster all of the annual...
| May 8, 2015
| 1:03 PM
Gov. Rick Scott continues to duck responsibility for the health care crisis he has created.
The governor met last week with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and begged her to keep sending Florida money from the Low Income Pool...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 6:19 PM
When it comes to leadership, Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, who unilaterally brought the state's annual legislative session to a halt on Tuesday, is as weak as it gets.
When the legislative session began two months ago, Crisafulli said he was a...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, doesn’t necessarily like to say I told you so – but, pausing for a moment after a rally of local and state officials calling on Congress to act on the soon-to-go broke Highway Trust Fund, the congressman could...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:40 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said that if he doesn't get major financial relief from state lawmakers, he'll have to raise property taxes significantly next year.
The acknowledgment came as a re-election seeking Emanuel released his ideas on how to...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:43 AM
Chris Christie, whose presidential hopes have been running into increasing turbulence, sold himself to influential Republicans as a straight-talking problem solver during weekend appearances in South Florida.
The New Jersey governor isn't —...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Greece prevailed Friday in a high-stakes standoff with European creditors, winning a four-month extension on its debt repayment plan after threatening to default and plunge the entire 19-nation Eurozone and global financial markets into crisis.
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:39 PM
HARTFORD — If you're a billionaire living in Connecticut, chances are the tax department is keeping an eye on you.
Connecticut, home to some of the richest Americans, has a big stake in the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:57 AM
Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016 election on income inequality and middle-class economic issues, rather than setting a...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:02 PM
President Obama, keeping up a push for what he calls tax fairness, plans to unveil a new package of tax proposals that target inherited assets, capital gains and large financial firms to pay for billions in new tax benefits for low- and middle-class...