September 21, 2012 -
From arranging their affairs so they get checks from the IRS rather than writing them, to their reliance on government contracts, U.S. corporations show a serious dependency on public assistance.
September 19, 2012 -
In a speech to wealthy donors, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said 47 percent of Americans "pay no income tax," are "dependent upon government," and "will vote for the president no matter what." A look at the numbers behind those claims.
June 7, 2012 -
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's victory in this week's recall election is being called a crushing blow to organized labor, but the grassroots are stirring across the land -- even in the anti-union South.
May 2, 2012 -
A watchdog group has filed a petition with North Carolina regulators seeking to change the way the power giant sets its rates, which dramatically favor energy-hungry data centers run by well-heeled companies like Google, Apple and Facebook over residential customers and small businesses.
December 12, 2011 -
A new report identifies 68 Fortune 500 companies that managed to pay no state income tax in at least one year between 2008 and 2010 -- despite posting a total of nearly $117 billion in pre-tax U.S. profits during those no-tax years.