Jan 11, 2012 Heading into the election year, we speak to Frank Newport at Gallup about how Obama's economic policies are faring in the American public, and why the economy will be the biggest issue in 2012.
Dec 28, 2011 The National Labor Relations Board is about to lose the ability to enforce the nation's labor laws. On Dec. 31st, three of the five seats on the Board will become vacant. Without a quorum, the NLRB cannot decide cases.
Dec 28, 2011 The Obama administration hopes that the Senate will approve its two appointees -- one Democrat, one Republican -- to the Federal Reserve board.
Dec 27, 2011 While a temporary deal was reached, come February a whole new debate will be emerge surrounding the payroll tax cut, unemployment benefits, and Medicare payments to doctors.
Dec 27, 2011 Decisions over the payroll tax cuts, Bush tax cuts, and a number of equally heated issues are coming up next year, meaning the bickering in Washington, D.C. will probably continue.
Feb 2, 2012 A new report shows that the net wealth of members of the House of Representatives has doubled since 1984, while the average American's has stayed almost the same.
Dec 23, 2011 The payroll tax cut extension amounts to an extra $1,000 in the average workers' pocket for 2012. What does it mean for the economy?
Dec 23, 2011 What have Wall Street economists learned from watching Washington lawmakers duke it out over things like extending the payroll tax cuts?
Dec 23, 2011 Congress has passed the payroll tax cut extension. We take a look at what the means for consumers. We have some numbers for you: Consumer spending grew just 0.1 percent in November, while orders for U.S. factory goods went up 3.8 percent. Plus, what is the most pessimistic country in the world? And find out which professions receive the biggest holiday tips.