The first yearly sign-up period for Obamacare closes Monday, with early returns suggesting the administration may meet its original projection of 7 million enrollees.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), responds that the minimum wage isn't the real problem for low-paid workers: It's Obamacare.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), always an advocate for average Americans, explains why boosting the minimum wage is good for all of us.
As Americans send in their income tax payments, and Congress decides how to spend the loot, a few lessons may be learned from the way Denmark governs and Danes live.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over taxes on severance, issuing a decision that may block more than $1 billion in refund claims.
Consumer safety groups say NHTSA should have pressured GM to recall cars as early as 2007 to fix a defect involving faulty ignition switches deemed responsible for 13 deaths.
The U.S. congressional investigation into GM automobile defects will bring aggressive scrutiny to a company with powerful lobbying clout and strong ties on Capitol Hill.
Hobby Lobby, a business guided by the Bible, wants a religious exemption from the Obamacare rule that employers cover birth control as part of worker-insurance plans.
A lot of confusion remains about the Affordable Care Act as the March 31 deadline for enrollment approaches. One troubling sector is for people who speak other languages.
U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in February, but the lack of inflation pressures will probably not dissuade the Federal Reserve from dialing back its monetary stimulus.
The Obama administration is proposing new rules designed to protect students at for-profit colleges from amassing huge debt they can't pay off.
Three winners of the Nobel Prize for economics were among 500 signers of a new letter against increasing the minimum wage. Seven Nobelists earlier signed a letter in support.
President Barack Obama is rebounding from record-low approval ratings as he remedies the botched rollout of his health-care website and moves past years of budget standoffs.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
In his first speech since leaving the Fed, Bernanke said he regrets inadequately explaining how preserving the big financial firms ultimately helped the average American.
President Obama will propose an expansion of popular tax credits Tuesday in a fiscal 2015 budget designed to serve as a blueprint for Democrats in this year's elections.
America's minimum wage has been around longer and done more good than you may know. Here's a look as the nation considers Obama's plan to go to $10.10 an hour from $7.25.
Freddie Mac says it will soon send the U.S. Treasury a $10.4 billion dividend, putting taxpayers further into the black on their bailout of the mortgage giant.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has sent subpoenas to Mt. Gox and businesses that deal in bitcoin to seek information on how they handled recent cyber attacks.
The Supreme Court gave consumers a victory by allowing them to proceed with class-action lawsuits alleging the washing machines they bought suffered from mold or musty odors.
A day after it was revealed the U.S. was looking for a company to scan license plates of passing cars across the country, plans for a national database have been dropped.
A day after the Lehman bankruptcy, Bernanke and Yellen expressed concern about weaknesses in the economy, newly released transcripts show.
Fannie Mae posts net income of $6.5 billion in the fourth quarter, its eighth straight profitable quarter, and will repay its U.S. government bailout in full.