Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.» Read More
Wednesday's FOMC meeting minutes will shed light on the future of the taper.
On the fifth anniversary of a controversial economic stimulus plan, President Obama released a positive report that sparked a new round of partisan debate.
The Obamacare sign-up rate seems to be slowing steeply in February, and many who have enrolled already are failing to pay their first month's premiums.
The U.S. is at risk of becoming a "Downton Abbey" economy, former US treasury secretary Larry Summers has warned.
After three days of voting by hourly wage workers at the Volkswagen final assembly plants in Chattanooga, Tennessee, employees at the plant elected not to join the union.
Federal authorities issued first-of-their-kind guidelines letting banks do business with marijuana operations that are approved by state governments.
Suspension of the debt limit and a series of tough economic reports are setting the stage in DC for the midterm elections, POLITICO's Ben White says.
California's seemingly healthy finances are just a mirage tied to the stock market, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari says.
Four congressmen asked the GAO to investigate Oregon's nonworking Obamacare website.
Four Democratic senators proposed a law that would require cellular devices to have the ability to be permanently deactivated if stolen. Re/code reports.
Nuclear power is gaining currency in the global energy mix and can help fight global warming, says former N.J. Gov. Christie Whitman.
With the debt ceiling settled, Congress won't be in a position to damage the economy for a while now, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told CNBC.
Nearly 3.3 million enrolled in Obamacare insurance plans as of Feb. 1, said officials, who also noted an enrollment jump among young adults.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors.
The executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers is being meet with joy and more debate.
The government has released the final version of standards to help companies in nationally critical industries better defend against cyberattacks.
George Pataki, the former governor of New York, has joined the fight against online gambling, claiming it could be used for money laundering.
More than 1,500 hourly wage workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga are voting on whether to join the United Auto Workers.
Obama will sign an executive order on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour starting next year.
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