A "futures market" reading from Rasmussen Reports projects presidential election winners based on "trades" made by the site's users.
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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.
President Barack Obama could act without Congress to limit U.S. corporations moving their tax domiciles abroad in inversion deals.
The U.S. will join the European Union in adding new economic sanctions on Russia for supporting separatists in Ukraine.
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