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The 2018 election may be a... [Read More]
Stock buybacks are now the most popular way for S&P 500 companies to spend their profits, the first time tha... [Read More]
The Air Force is 71 years old today, and its birthday wish list is a doozy. [Read More]
In the latest Barron's cover story, Jack Hough warns of the long-term risks of rising U.S. public debt. [Read More]
In a 93-7 vote, the Senate on Tuesday passed a package of spending bills that would... [Read More]
"The deficits hawks are dead," declared Paul Kane, The Washington Post's senior congressional correspondent and... [Read More]
Larry Kudlow is at it again. [Read More]
The Great Recession hit state budgets hard, but nearly half are now prepared to weather the next modest downturn. Moody's Analytics says that 23 states... [Read More]
The tax law that went into effect this year imposed a one-time, reduced tax on profits held overseas by U.S. [Read More]
Does the high and rising level of U.S. public debt matter? If so, how concerned should we be? [Read More]
Since 2011, the U.S. [Read More]
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act signed in August included 77 F-35 Lightning II jets for the Defense Department, but Congress decided to bump up... [Read More]
Receipts from individual income taxes tend to rise every year due to what economists call "bracket creep" – the... [Read More]
In addition to a package of bills that would... [Read More]
More than 4,000 people will lose their Medicaid coverage in Arkansas for failing to meet the state's new work re... [Read More]
Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) wants to restore earmarks as part of Democrats' effort to " [Read More]
Congressional leaders have struck a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month and p... [Read More]
With an eye toward November's midterm elections, House Republicans on Monday unveiled legislation to make perman... [Read More]
Bloomberg's Robert Langreth, David Ingold and Jackie Gu take a fascinatingly detailed look at the "secret drug p... [Read More]
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, plans to spend more than $2 billion over the next... [Read More]