U.S. elections have long featured a familiar whipping post. Yet thanks to the energy boom, it's one that may not play a role in 2016.» Read More
Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.
Barney Frank says Tim Cook's announcement that he's gay is "extraordinarily important" in the effort to break down prejudices and stereotypes.
Things are changing rapidly in these final days before the midterm election. Is it enough to tip the scales in favor of the GOP?
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie responds to a heckler who interrupted his speech on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.
President Barack Obama spoke after meeting with doctors and officials involved in the fight against Ebola.
The central bank had been buying Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities as part of a program that swelled its balance sheet past $4.5 trillion.
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce the end of its last round of quantitative easing, a move that markets have anticipated for nine months.
A new poll reveals just how serious Wall Street's dissatisfaction with Obama is ahead of the midterm elections.
Republicans can make compromises should they win control of the Senate in midterm elections, former Reagan White House chief Ken Duberstein says.
New York City's health department said a doctor being treated for Ebola "cooperated fully" with officials, dismissing a report that he initially lied.
Suspicious cyberactivity has been detected on the network used by the White House and measures have been taken to address it, an official disclosed.
The U.S. must continue to be a leader in the fight against Ebola by supporting health workers traveling to—and from—West Africa, Obama says.
A new study says the Northeastern states do particularly poorly when it comes to structuring their tax systems in a business-friendly way.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said his agency is beefing up security at federal buildings across the country.
In recent appearances, Hillary Clinton has delivered progressive messages but Wall Street is not alarmed, Politico's Ben White says.
Many factors can decide the 2014 battle for Congress. But campaign money isn't likely to.
The recent drop in oil prices may soon take a big bite out of tax revenues in states that are big energy producers.
A pair of new surveys shows things aren't getting any easier for the middle class.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie mounted an impassioned defense of the decision to quarantine a healthcare worker who had contact with Ebola patients.
A nurse quarantined in NJ because of her contact with Ebola patients is headed to Maine, and a 5-year-old boy is being tested for the virus.