Dec 12, 2012 — A look at the proportion of Republicans and Democrats speaking on air in relation to the "fiscal cliff" offers an insight into political bias by NPR. The finding? A pretty even balance, despite a slight Republican tilt in the numbers. But further dissection welcomed.
Nov 22, 2012 — References to the fiscal cliff, set for Jan. 1, have become ubiquitous in Washington. But many may have forgotten just how and when the looming tax increases and spending cuts were first devised.
Jul 25, 2012 — A research group tallies up all government spending and tax breaks across nine sectors of the economy — with eye-opening results.
Jul 17, 2012 — Big automatic budget cuts slated for January 1 has spurred talk of spending cuts and other budget fixes. We revisit where federal spending actually goes.
Jan 6, 2011 — House reads the Constitution; House takes up spending bill; former Ill. governor George Ryan makes emergency plea to go to wife's bedside