Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke suggests that the Senate to link a jobs bill with a credible plan to cut the budget deficit.
Two environmental groups report that at least 31 cases of coal ash waste contamination in 14 states are not listed by the EPA. Dangerous chemicals include arsenic, selenium, and boron.
Scott Brown hasn't been invited to attend Thursday's summit. But he could still play a key role in brokering a compromise.
Indiana's Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels, asked about a presidential run in 2012, said, 'Can’t you name 100 reasons that no sane person would do this?' Then he left the door open to the possibility.
Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.
The nation's entrepreneurial prowess may be the best hope to stem 9.7 percent unemployment. Companies from a laser-tech firm to a baby-sitting network are harnessing new ideas – and helping reinvent the economy.
Christina Dodd rests her head on the shoulder of her dad, US Sen. Christopher Dodd (D) of Connecticut, after he announced Jan. 6, that he will retire after his current term. Dodd, who served five terms, is chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 2008.
Obama is urging lawmakers to take a constructive approach to the bipartisan healthcare summit on Thursday. But many members of the GOP are wary of the meeting.
At the annual CPAC in Washington, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was the early front-runner for the 2012 presidential elections.