While still working on tax legislation, Congress now finds itself in an all-too-familiar place: Only days away from a possible government shutdown because spending decisions that should h
House Republicans were almost apologetic in passing a budget blueprint that they readily conceded was not the one they really wanted.
At a public forum last week in New Hampshire, former U.S.
While elected officials in Washington are considering various proposals that would increase the federal deficit, dozens of Iowa residents demonstrated in a recent budget exercise that the
When you hear the word "concord," what do you think of?
It seemed like a quaint exercise, like a quilting bee or a Parcheesi tournament. More than 60 people gathered at Drake University, pens in hand, trying to work out how they would cut the national d