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Tiny Explainer: What's Up With the $716 Billion in Medicare Cuts? Reuters

Tiny Explainer: What's Up With the $716 Billion in Medicare Cuts?

Paul Ryan addressed the AARP in Florida on Friday, where he assailed President Obama for slashing Medicare. Here's the story behind it.

Tiny Explainer: The Budget Sequester Getty Images

Tiny Explainer: The Budget Sequester

Unless Congress reaches a deal before January, the budget is slated to be cut with a blunt axe. Here's how the cuts will work.

Tiny Explainer: President Obama's DREAM Act Executive Order Reuters

Tiny Explainer: President Obama's DREAM Act Executive Order

Illegal immigrants under the age of 30 who were brought to the U.S. as children will no longer face deportation -- nor will they gain citizenship.

Tiny Explainer: Mitt Romney's Taxes

Tiny Explainer: Mitt Romney's Taxes

Romney has steadfastly refused the calls for more information, which have come from many fellow Republicans as well as Democrats.

Tiny Explainer: Welfare Work Requirements Reuters

Tiny Explainer: Welfare Work Requirements

When Obama issued an executive order on welfare, what did he actually change?

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