In this Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Frances Gurley shops at a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, N.C. The Commerce Department releases its August report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/The Star-News, Matt Born)
Uptick offers welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing.
Congress should follow Senate committee's approval of $350 million aid for Ukraine.
FILE - This March 2, 2014 file photo shows demonstrators lying on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington to protest against the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run Hou…
WASHINGTON — How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House?
FILE - This June 23, 2014 file photo shows Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testifying under subpoena before the House Oversight Committee as lawmakers continue to probe whether tea party groups were targeted by the IRS on Capitol Hill in Washington. How much difference wi…
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors.
FILE - In this Thursday, July 3, 2014, file photo, specialist Jay Woods is reflected in a screen at his post that shows five years of the Dow Jones industrial average, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. History shows higher interest rates don’t always upend stocks. The Fed is set t…
House Speaker John Boehner poses with the 20,000 pages of regulations that make up the Affordable Care Act.
Glynn McGehee, an aide to Rep. Tom Price of Georgia, holds a poster mocking the complexity of the health-care law.
Most voters, perplexed, say the political issues are too complex to fathom.
President Obama's words starting to sound something like beginning of a counterattack.
Follow the money to see who benefits from reauthorization.