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Amid a drop in unemployment, President Barack Obama said the country is "on pace for the strongest job growth since the 1990s."
It is probably time for the White House to give up on the idea the president will get much credit for the economy, Politico's Ben White says.
Fifty people who had contact with an ebola-infectecd man are being closely monitored in Dallas, officials said.
Proposed new Obamacare premiums are just 6 percent higher than this year, on average, in 38 states and Washington, D.C.
Job growth bounced back, with the U.S. economy creating 248,000 fresh positions. The unemployment rate fell to 5.9%.
The Fed's third round of bond buying had a better-than-expected impact on the jobs market, the Fed official said, urging the central bank to move faster on hiking rates.
Vice President Joe Biden tells Harvard students his job can be a "b****."
Recent government missteps could cost the midterm elections for the Democrats, NBC News reports.
Bernanke—who was once accused of presiding over a "Mortgage-Refi Nation"—explained that lenders "may have gone a little bit too far."
A federal court judge has ruled that bankrupt cities like Stockton, California, can cut pensions.
Discussing his efforts to grow jobs opportunities and address the health-care system in the country, Obama struck an optimistic tone.
GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner's ability to mobilize conservatives and court swing voters in Colorado could be replicated elsewhere.
The Federal Reserve may go from moving the goal posts to removing them altogether when it comes to setting interest rate expectations.
The plastic bag's role in pollution has sparked a statewide ban in California, but this good-intentioned measure could have unforeseen consequences.
High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Pierson to resign.
Former President Jimmy Carter says after 13 days of tough negotiations between Israel and Egypt in 1979, a peace deal had seemed set for failure.
RFK Jr. accused the Koch brothers of "polluting our atmosphere" and went so far as to call them "treasonous." That's absurd!, says Larry Kudlow.
The U.S. bankruptcy judge overseeing Stockton, California's municipal bankruptcy trial ruled that Calpers could be forced to absorb losses.
A new lawsuit accuses federal health regulators of violating the Affordable Care Act by keeping proposed 2015 Obamacare rates hidden.
What a difference a year makes. After a disastrous launch, Obamacare has 7.3 million individual plan enrollees. But advocates warn challenges loom.