For four years, the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities has put out a great chart showing what's driving our deficit (the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and tax cuts). Here's the final version of that chart, as informative as ever.
Bobby Jindal and Bob McDonnell want to move toward sales taxes, saying it will super-charge growth. The evidence suggests otherwise.
The U.S. is very forthcoming with data about the federal budget. It's easy to forget how rare that is.
You can order just about anything online, but it's still more difficult than it has to be to apply for social services through the web.
The official measure of poverty for 2011 is out. But more and more experts are dismissing that measure.
Romney can take some solace in knowing his allies in Congress have proposed a plan that shifts the burden from high-income to middle-income taxpayers even more dramatically.