The House sent 350 bills to the Senate – some after hard votes on controversial issues – that are now unlikely to see the light of day. Why that unfinished business upsets some House Democrats.
Christina Romer cast disagreements among key players on the White House economic team as a healthy part of reaching tough policy decisions. Christina Romer said she is leaving solely for family reasons.
Net neutrality rules are intended to ensure that phone and cable TV companies cannot discriminate against Internet traffic traveling over their broadband lines.
Unemployment rate watchers noted that summer is traditionally a slow season for hiring, but the economy continues to show signs of slow progress. The unemployment rate stayed at 9.5 percent in a jobs report issued Friday.
It's not clear what higher taxes will mean for small business, but these firms will suffer if they are unable to access capital. To the degree that government borrowing makes it harder for these firms to raise money, extending a tax cut that will cost nearly $700 billion might not make sense.
Christina Romer, one of President Obama's key economic advisers, is returning to teach at UC Berkeley. Christina Romer was instrumental in crafting the $789 billion stimulus package passed just months into her tenure.
Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul.
With WikiLeaks on the verge of publishing another cache of secret Afghan war documents 20 times larger than its original leak, the Pentagon said Thursday that it may 'compel them to do the right thing.'