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Still considered America's richest union, it has had troubles in recent years, including slumping membership and stalled organizing efforts.
A judge is expected to announce whether Detroit can get rid of $18 billion in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.
Illinois lawmakers were poised Tuesday to vote on a plan to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis.
Even as President Barack Obama prepares to make a fresh push for his troubled healthcare program Tuesday, questions still remain about the error rates being seen HealthCare.gov.
U.S. Vice President Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands.
The Amazon CEO's plans for using drones and his ownership of The Washington Post may signal a golden era of influence in Washington.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to decide whether Internet retailers need to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will try to strike a balance of calming military tensions with China while supporting Japan on a trip to Asia this week.
The U.S. on Friday advised U.S. commercial airlines to notify China of flight plans over the East China Sea.
The White House needs to devise an Obamacare workaround that demonstrates to insurers that they're going to get paid, Republican Mike Leavitt says.
Israel's relationship with the U.S. is a "strategic asset," Israel's finance minister said, as he sought to tone disputes over Iran's nuclear deal.
The stakes are huge for the relaunch of HealthCare.gov, former HHS Sec. Michael Leavitt says.
Americans find out this weekend whether the Obama administration has met a self-imposed deadline to fix its healthcare website.
An online health insurance marketplace for small businesses is being put off until November 2014.
Vice President Joe Biden will seek to de-escalate tensions after China demanded that airplanes flying near contested islands identify themselves.
States and cities are pushing back against the slow tide of sick pay laws.
Nine Democratic senators want officials to allow people to enroll in Obamacare coverage without interacting with HealthCare.gov.
Officials have urged allies to hold back enrollment efforts so the insurance marketplace doesn't collapse in a rush of users. The NYT reports.
President Obama's plan to raise the minimum wage to $9 a hour would help the economy, one of his former top economic advisors says.
Time magazine's Mark Halperin told CNBC that Obamacare will cause rationing because it requires huge cost-cutting measures.