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2015 Budget

Revisiting the IRS

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The Republicans deserve credit for persistence, if not creativity. First it was the Affordable Health Care Act that they have voted to repeal no fewer than 54 times since taking control of the House in 2011. Now it is, once again, the Internal Revenue Service they have in their sights.

Orion Test Is the First Step in NASA's Bold Space Program

Fred Gregory | Posted 02.16.2015 | Science
Fred Gregory

NASA's successful launch of the Orion spacecraft was an important step, but it is only like dipping a toe in the cosmic ocean. In fact, the future of U.S. space leadership is being starved by lack of funding. Continued neglect will harm our national security, and our economy.

The Expensive NASA Program That Congress Needs To Think Long And Hard About

Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

It's no secret that budgets are tight in Congress, and NASA is no exception. While NASA wants $2-4 billion to explore the possibility of life on J...

The People Who Think We Don't Spend Enough On Defense Are Dead Wrong, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

Those who think we don't spend enough on defense are dead wrong, according to a new poll. In conjunction with Foreign Policy, the Snap Poll of the...

Ryan Slams 'Haphazard' Anti-Poverty Programs

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. government has barely made a dent in poverty in the past 50 years despite ma...