It is a virtual certainty that if these initial experiments work out, as was previously the case with casino gambling, it will spread rapidly to other states.
The Treasury Department has raked in $11 billion from the controversial Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Lawmakers thought they had avoided another government shutdown. But a federal rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions is now in the way.
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Ben Bernanke had a final surprise to spring on the markets before completing his tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Researchers from the Federal Reserve studied the viability of the coin, and say it's not a good replacement for the bill.
From a botched blimp to lending millionaires money for beachfront properties, taxpayer dollars funded some questionable projects in 2013.
A household cook receiving room and board in 1910 is actually worse off at a restaurant job today.
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