Unfortunately for Americans and potentially for the global economy, dysfunctional Washington has managed to steal center stage once again.
In recent days, the focus has been on the apparent emerging horse race to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
The furor over Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups stole the show during a hearing intended to discuss financial stability.
IRS workers targeted conservative groups in processing tax-exemption applications. Now the fun begins on Capitol Hill.
Sequestration cuts are starting to be felt across the country, but Capitol Hill is stuck making purely symbolic gestures instead of reaching a financial solution.
Two endeavors — forecasting weather and forecasting economic impacts of Washington decision-making — actually should belong in the same place.
In the end, Rubio’s thirsty moment probably won’t amount to a drop in the proverbial bucket.
One might as well forget trying to send to the halls of Congress a last-minute gift of long-stemmed roses, or candy or whatever else might strike one’s romantic fancy.
Welcome to Capitol Hill High School. That’s what Washington, D.C., looks like as the “fiscal cliff” fight drags on with politics, not policy, driving the debate.
We’re getting closer to the Jan. 1, 2013, fiscal cliff. Some CEOs have decided it’s time for Congress to quit fighting and fix the financial and tax issues.