October 11, 2013 -
With the federal government shutdown approaching its second week, many Americans are suffering the effects -- but they're especially severe for people already living in poverty.
May 10, 2013 -
The automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester will have a severe effect on programs serving women in general and mothers in particular -- especially those living in the South. With Mother's Day approaching, we take a by-the-numbers look.
February 26, 2013 -
Automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week will reduce military spending in Southern states by $3 billion. Could that drive the region's Republicans to a budget compromise with President Obama?