Congressional salaries, taxing the internet, and the Chevy Volt

The Library of Congress unveiled a new website this week. is their first new search engine since 1995 and replaces the "Thomas" system. Thomas was launched when the internet was in its infancy. operates more like Google, with one box to search all data.

This year, such information may be hard to come by. Seven weeks before the election, lawmakers remain in partisan gridlock -- punting on massive budget measures like the farm bill, entitlement reform, and other appropriations.

David Williams, president of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance, discussed those issues and others on Capital Insider.