Is it any surprise Americans don't trust their government?

Opinion | Eva Brates
Capitol Hill protest

The Obama administration is running up the debt and paring back our freedoms.

Student loan interest rates expected to double

US | Laurel Conrad

Congress and President Obama fail to meet an agreement as they fight to impose their own plans

Skepticism about Treasury claims of debt paydown - TheDCNF

Politics | Betsi Fores

Experts: Announcement nothing to get excited about

New Simpson-Bowles plan a needed wake-up call

Opinion | Gary Shapiro

The plan would cut debt growth by $5.2 trillion over the next 10 years.

A wrong purple moment for Obama and Boehner

Opinion | Lanny Davis

Neither Obama nor Boehner seems to be in a hurry to solve the debt crisis.

Hits and misses as budget season gets underway

Opinion | Alison Acosta Fraser

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are out with new budgets.

What scares me about the sequester debate

Opinion | David Harsanyi

If Americans are really buying Obama’s arguments, we’re in serious trouble.

Stunning new numbers forecast debt explosion by 2023 - TheDCNF

US | Betsi Fores

‘If current laws remain in place, debt will equal 77 percent of GDP’

Moody's downgrades higher ed financial forecast - TheDCNF

Education | Robby Soave
Dartmouth College. Photo - public domain

Factors include the nation’s poor overall economic outlook and soaring levels of debt

State and local governments still in desperate need of reform

Opinion | Stephen Eide

The housing market recovery won’t solve state and local governments’ long-term problems.

Get with the program, people: Embrace higher tax rates

Opinion | Steve Stanek

Maybe if Americans had to shoulder the actual cost of federal programs, they’d demand spending cuts.

Fiscal cliff deal is good politics but bad policy

Opinion | Kenneth Timmerman

Every time Congress passes a bill like this, America gets closer to bankruptcy.

Republicans are right to resist tax-rate hikes

Opinion | Anthony Rek LeCounte

It’s time for President Obama to get serious about the deficit.

Undecideds: Please read this before voting

Opinion | David Cohen

Why this really is the most important election of our lifetime.

Five numbers: How Romney can control the post-debate message

Opinion | Ned Ryun

The numbers don’t lie: Obama’s presidency has been a disaster.

The first debate: the only way for a game-changing moment

Elections | Lanny Davis

One of the candidates (or both) should embrace Simpson-Bowles.

Paul Ryan's speech: too much talk about debt, not enough about growth

Opinion | Larry Kudlow

Ryan’s speech was good but in some ways disappointing.

Obama's path to victory: Change the subject, change history

Feature:Opinion | David Cohen

The president’s false narrative on what ‘got us into this mess in the first place.’

Rep. Forbes: Obama holding national security 'hostage' to 'blackmail Republicans into raising taxes' - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle
Randy Forbes

Obama ‘doesn’t care if it is going to cost 700,000 jobs,’ says Va. congressman

Obama four years ago: 'driving up our national debt' is 'unpatriotic' [VIDEO] - TheDC

Politics | Matt Pitchford

GOP critique: Obama has raised the debt by $5 trillion; more than any other president in history