The strong February report is giving the president and Democrats new hope heading into tough midterm elections, POLITICO's Ben White says.» Read More
London's Mayor Boris Johnson says rather than attacking the rich for their wealth, the public should be thanking them for their taxes and spending.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Fed will maintain ultra-easy U.S. monetary policy "for as long as needed."
Yellen: US monetary policy will stay easy even after either the Federal Reserve's hits interest rate hike threshold, as long as inflation stays low.
A crucial system for making payments to insurers from HealthCare.gov has yet to be built, a senior government IT official said.
President Obama says the government needs to stop governing by crisis and noted that he doesn't foresee another debt-ceiling crisis happening soon.
Should the controversy over the September 2012 report go full-blown, it could shake the government's data-gathering operations at their foundation.
A SEC examiner was criminally charged for making false statements about his stock holdings that were prohibited under SEC ethics rules.
It will be a dose of reality for virtual currencies. With growing investor and consumer interest, lawmakers are holding a hearing to find out more.
The rollout of Obamacare has been "absolutely chaotic" and the law itself is flawed, said former Bush HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson.
The Obama administration said it is willing to allow big insurers to directly sign up those who qualify for tax credits, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The Obama administration said budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues.
New York Fed president William Dudley on Monday said he was "getting more hopeful" on prospects for the beleaguered U.S. economic recovery.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
For two decades, the U.S. military has been unable to submit to an audit, flouting law and concealing waste and fraud totaling billions of dollars.
Obamacare aside, former Sen. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., tells CNBC he has a simple solution to rising health-care costs.
The history of federal health care is a tale of the hazards of presenting changes to consumers who might not want them. Take the 1989 Medicare law. The New York Times reports.
The Fed is considering a delay in the compliance date for the Volcker regulation, giving banks additional time to conform. The FT reports.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
Critics of the former Treasury secretary's move to private equity fail to pinpoint what he is doing that's so bad, writes POLITICO's Ben White.
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