March 12th, 2012
07:37 PM ET

A 'no budget, no pay' deal for Congress?

What would it take to get things done in Congress–and maybe improve Congress' cellar-dwelling approval ratings? Our John Avlon says one simple idea is this: tell Congress to pass a budget, or give up their paychecks.

Filed under: Politics
March 12th, 2012
12:14 PM ET

Rick Santorum's Sugar Daddy is a real "card"

By Erin Burnett

One of our show's bookers, Bob Hand, received an interesting item in the mail last week.

It's a card from American businesman Foster Friess.

Filed under: Erin's Essay