US No Longer A 'Full Democracy' According To EIUThe Economist Intelligence Unit released their democracy index, and the United States are no longer a 'full democracy.'
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Obama On Government Shutdown: 'It Does Not Have To Happen'On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama's health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.
City Comptroller Liu Calls For Legalizing Pot In NYCThe sweeping change, which would put New York at the forefront of a growing national debate over use of the drug, calls for recreational marijuana to be regulated and taxed like alcohol and tobacco.
Christie's Choice To Fill Sen. Lautenberg's Seat Could Create BacklashDemocratic State Senate President Steve Sweeney said the seat should go to a fellow Democrat.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and GovernmentVestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.
Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front DoorThe Supreme Court's decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.
Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government AssistanceStricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.
Rangel Races Against Clock To Settle Ethics ProbeLongtime New York Congressman Charlie Rangel is racing against the clock Thursday morning in an attempt to strike a deal before the day's public hearing on his alleged ethics violations gets underway.
Sources: Rangel Close To Settling Ethics ProbeNEW YORK -- The pressure on Harlem congressman Charlie Rangel to settle his ethics probe has been intense, and sources told CBS 2 on Wednesday that the embattled politician is close to striking a deal.