$318 Billion Tax Hit Proposed

Budget Stepping Stones Components of the annual federal budget must clear a series of hurdles before the spending plan is authorized by Congress and signed…

The Slate Bailout Guide

The Slate Bailout Guide The first half of the $700 billion bailout is depleted, and now both Bush and Obama want Congress to approve the…

Detroit’s Plea

Detroit's Plea Ford, GM and Chrysler return to Capitol Hill to plead for a federal bailout, this time with detailed business plans that include initiatives…

Government Activism 101

Government Activism 101 Amid fresh discussion in Congress and on the campaign trail about the federal government's role in remaking markets, review past power changes…