The April jobs report was described as "upbeat," with the reported 290,000 positive job gain the best in four years.
05/10/2010 01:06 pm
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Many say Arizona's stringent new law demands immigration reform from Washington. But Congress may not be ready for another political showdown so soon after health-care reform.
05/04/2010 04:24 pm
Delaware wanted to expand sports betting games, in an effort to bring in new revenue for a strapped state budget. But a US appeals court said a federal law prevents it. On Monday, the Supreme Court let that ruling stand.
05/03/2010 02:20 pm
A new eminent domain law in Utah authorizes seizure of some of the federal government's vast land holdings. It's designed to pick a fight with Uncle Sam.
04/30/2010 02:24 pm
Lawmakers at the Goldman Sachs hearing repeatedly compared the activities of investment banks to gambling. But that's not how Goldman officials view it. Here's how both sides argue the issue.
04/28/2010 01:20 pm
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The Arizona anti-illegal immigration bill – and Sen. Harry Reid's subsequent determination to take up immigration reform – has put both parties in a bind for the 2010 elections.
04/26/2010 07:58 pm
Arizona's controversial illegal immigration bill has put pressure on Congress to pass immigration reform. But is the Senate leader's vow to take up the issue too 'panicked'?
04/25/2010 04:39 pm
The Arizona immigration law takes center stage in Washington after Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill Friday that makes it a crime to be in the United States illegally.
04/23/2010 08:20 pm