May 22, 2013 President Obama floated the idea of selling the Tennessee Valley Authority in his budget, released last month. He started receiving pushback almost immediately.
May 20, 2013 Commerce Secretary nominee and Hyatt heiress Penny Pritzker will have to shift her billions to avoid conflicts of interest, and prepare for questions about the family business.
May 7, 2013 The Chinese government reacts to accusations from the Obama administration that China's government is cyber-spying on U.S. government computer systems.
May 3, 2013 The Department of Defense wants to spend nearly $200 million to upgrade facilities at Guantanamo Bay. President Obama wants to shut it down for good. We take a look at the numbers behind the planet's most expensive prison.
May 3, 2013 Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
May 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the economy added 165,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, beating analyst expectations.
May 2, 2013 President Obama heads to Mexico today to meet with that country's new President Enrique Peña Nieto. The two leaders will discuss immigration reform, trade, and economics.
May 2, 2013 The president has nominated Penny Pritzker to run the Commerce Department, and Michael Froman as the next U.S. trade representative.
May 2, 2013 The Federal Communications Commission has a new chairman, Tom Wheeler. If confirmed by the Senate, he'll replace Julius Genachowski, who resigned in March.