The U.S. will join the European Union in adding new economic sanctions on Russia for supporting separatists in Ukraine.
While Fed chair Janet Yellen may win monetary policy battles within the Fed, she still risks losing the economic war.
A GOP takeover of the Senate seems probable, but good economic news could save the Democrats, Politico's Ben White says.
Slower growth in healthcare spending is shoring up the funding outlook for the federal Medicare program.
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