Interactive Failing to expand emergency unemployment benefits would cut off millions of Americans from benefits and slow economic growth.
The big news in today’s GDP report is the public sector’s rapidly shrinking economic contribution, which is driving not only trend U.S. economic growth lower but also our potential for future growth.
Report Congress is imposing a costly unfunded mandate on the American people by failing to enact policies to curb U.S. emissions of heat-trapping pollution.
Now is the time to find out how Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) “entitlement reforms” will impact the nation’s seniors.
The debt limit has a long and sordid history, but it is quite different from the one described by Sen. Ted Cruz.
Everything you need to know about the federal debt limit.
Issue Brief The debt-ceiling debate is the most important issue our government faces today, and the debate is particularly important for Millennials. This issue brief explains what it is, what needs to be done, and what this all means for young Americans.
This infographic compares the impacts of sequestration and immigration reform on economic growth.
We examine federal civilian employees who are being furloughed as a result of the government shutdown and what that means for employees of color.
Issue Brief Though the immediate effects of a U.S. default can be reasonably well predicted, the significant ripple effects cannot.
Charts House Republicans' current approach to government funding—through small, targeted appropriations for a select group of government functions—is impractical and irresponsible.
Measured in workdays lost, the current shutdown is already the third longest in history and involves a far larger share of the government than either of the two shutdowns that were of longer duration.
If the Tea Party shuts the government down, it will not be because progressives were inflexible.