Vice President Biden

Pope Francis visits Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia. After a red carpet welcome by President Barack Obama at an air base near the capital,…

Middle and lower-income taxpayers are the main beneficiaries of the fiscal cliff deal, but there are other winners—and losers—of the last-minute scramble to avert scheduled tax increases and spending cuts. The gridlock leading up to the deal dimmed the country’s already dim view of Congress. Lawmakers aren’t going to get the grand deficit reduction bargain […]