Government Programs

  • December 9, 2013   BY  

    Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The United States sold the last shares of its General Motors stocks, nearly five years after bailing out the Detroit automaker from near-liquidation to the tune of around $49.5 billion.

  • October 8, 2013   BY  

    3rd screen on updates fr try again after 10am to try again later this morning. — Garance Franke-Ruta (@thegarance) October 8, 2013

    September 21, 2013  

    After a showdown in the House ended with a vote to cut the nation’s food stamp program by $40 billion dollars, the controversial measure is headed to the Senate. Wall Street Journal reporter Damian Paletta breaks down some of the numbers behind the food stamp program and explains the impact of the proposed cuts. Continue reading

  • August 2, 2013    

    Leon Panetta, left, then-director of the CIA, sits with National Intelligence director James Clapper, center, and FBI director Robert Mueller, to testify before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in February 2011. “To be in charge of the FBI during … Continue reading

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