A second-quarter economic rebound did nothing to change the Fed, which stayed the course Wednesday with ultra-easy monetary policy.» Read More
Washington's reform efforts have made big U.S. banks less risky and less profitable institutions, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Sen. John McCain is well known as an opponent of wasteful spending, and on Thursday he decided to have a little fun at the expense of his colleagues.
Obama will say Friday he has decided that the government should not hold bulk telephone metadata.
The U.S. Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that quells for nearly nine months the threat of another federal agency shutdown.
A drive by some cities to cut costly police retirement benefits has led to an extraordinary face-off between local politicians and the law enforcement officers.
As a comedian Ben Bernanke makes a heck of a central banker.
A group of cyber security professionals is warning the US government has failed to implement fixes to protect the HealthCare.gov site from hackers.
Obamacare advocates began a renewed social media blitz to push young adults to sign up for health insurance.
The Treasury Department said it plans to sell 410,000 shares in auto lender Ally Financial as part of its effort to unwind its financial bailout fund.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Wednesday, quashing the threat of a government shutdown.
A judge rejected a conservative challenge to insurance subsidies available to people that declined to establish their own online marketplaces.
Despite plans to spur manufacturing through innovation institutes, out-of-work factory workers are still stuck on the sidelines.
An effort to paint the GOP as indifferent to income inequality is putting Republicans in an awkward position, POLITICO's Ben White says.
A U.S. Senate is set to grill regulators on plans to address the risks of banks' involvement in physical commodities markets.
Dallas Fed president Fisher said the Federal Reserve should pare its bond buying as soon as possible, even if it sends stock prices tumbling.
Negotiators in the U.S. Congress on Monday unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill that aims to prevent another government shutdown.
Young adults make up less than 25 percent of the enrollees in Obamacare, well short of the original 40 percent target by federal officials.
Federal auditors are investigating whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie improperly used Sandy relief funds to produce tourism ads.
Partisanship is as bad as it gets, meaning raising the $17 trillion borrowing limit may be tougher than expected, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Donors have put up $330 million to help Detroit with its underfunded pensions and head off the possibility the city would have to sell its art.