Students have more debt than ever before. But the university president who helped propel a tuition arms race says schools are just getting started.
Some liberal activists have become frustrated at their top issues being hung out to dry by the gridlocked Congress; others felt called to respond to the tea party movement with their own brand of local organizing.
The former speaker likes to trumpet his big ideas, but instituting just a few of them could inflate the national deficit.
The president's campaign beat its expectations for third-quarter fundraising, topping the GOP front-runners by a wide margin
Slated to send his bill to the Capitol tonight, the president stumped for it in a White House Rose Garden speech
National default now looks like a real possibility. Why we should all be worried about the potential fallout.
From soldiers to tourists, these groups will suffer if the federal government stops working
Meet the Republicans who will compete for a chance to challenge Obama in 2012
A look at those whose difficult choices have cast them in the spotlight, for better and for worse