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City and State Officials Are Getting More Skeptical of Privatization

Policymakers are starting to question what for decades has been seen as a cost-saving panacea. Read more12:08 PM ETLeave a comment

Cars speed past a Chicago parking meter kiosk on Chicago's north side. Cars speed past a Chicago parking meter kiosk on Chicago's north side. M. Spencer Green/AP
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Special Report: United State Postal Service Woes

The Postal Service has been losing money for quite some time, with Congress ... Read more

Play of the Day

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FEC Considers Allowing Bitcoin Donations to Political Campaigns arrowCould virtual currency be the next form of campaign clout?

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Play of the Day: Is Clinton Coverage Sexist? arrowThe Daily Show looks at the ways gender is covered in political coverage.

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Obama Tries Once Again to Pivot Toward Asia arrowPresident Obama has begun a weeklong trip to Asia, attempting to continue an effort to step up ...

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A Government Fight Over Cow Food Could Make Beer More Expensive arrowFDA regulations undergoing a review could increase the price of beer, milk, ...

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Play of the Day: Tank Donuts, Russia's 'Subtle' Invasion Tactic arrowStill think Russia isn't involved in Ukraine?

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Playing the Name Game for 2016 arrowThe key question is not who will run, but what the intrinsic value of Democratic and Republican nominations ...

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Obama, Congress Flunk National-Service Test arrowPresident brags about 'boldest expansion' of a program that hasn't grown (thanks mostly to the ...

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Four Years Later, a Sharp Divide on Gulf Oil Spill arrowEPA lifted BP's suspension from federal contracts March 13.

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Play of the Day: Will Chelsea Clinton's Baby Run For President in 2016? arrowEveryone has baby fever after the announcement.

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Conservative Legal Group Unearths New IRS Lois Lerner Emails arrowHouse Republicans say her contact with Justice Department shows politicization.

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Could an Overhaul to the Federal Giving Drive Do More Harm Than Good? arrowLawmakers worry changes could drive away charities, donors.

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