October 30, 2014 @ 1:32 pm
The three Republican senators responsible for comprehensive immigration legislation, which remains stalled in Congress, on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to hold off on any steps to shield millions of people from deportation.
October 30, 2014 @ 1:24 pm
California congressmen Mike Honda and Tom McClintock have never apologized for their strong partisan leanings and are not about to start now.
October 30, 2014 @ 12:25 pm
First lady Michelle Obama urged voters to "get it done" for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo, saying Thursday that the race is close and she needs every last vote.
October 30, 2014 @ 12:17 pm
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's remark at a private, all-male dinner about only helping white men if he became president was a joke taken out of context, his campaign said Thursday.
October 30, 2014 @ 12:12 pm
A black inmate on Texas' death row who claims he had a clandestine relationship with a white woman but did not rape or kill her is asking the Supreme Court to take his case.
October 30, 2014 @ 11:52 am
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October 30, 2014 @ 11:36 am
Just two months before next week's midterm elections, the Obama administration in September awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic congressman even though Republicans represent 34 more House districts across the country, an Associated Press analysis has found.
October 30, 2014 @ 11:32 am
President Barack Obama will rally votes for the Democratic candidate for governor in Maine on Thursday, the latest in a burst of campaign appearances Obama is making before next week's midterm elections after months of sitting on the sidelines because of his low approval ratings and unpopularity in some states.
October 30, 2014 @ 10:54 am
October 30, 2014 @ 8:56 am
While four state Supreme Court justices are seeking re-election this year, only two face opponents in the November election.
October 30, 2014 @ 8:49 am
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market.
October 30, 2014 @ 7:20 am
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she wants to raise awareness of the need for diversity among economists, with relatively few women and minorities still choosing to major in economics in college.
October 30, 2014 @ 1:44 am
It's what economists call sustained growth. That's when the U.S. economy expands by a relatively robust margin over a period of several months.
October 30, 2014 @ 1:28 am
For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government.