U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Wednesday morning. Real GDP grew at a 4 percent annual rate, beating analysts' expectations and marking a sharp swing back toward economic expansion after the first quarter's contraction.
By BRIAN HUGHES | 07/29/14 05:48 PM
President Obama announced new, tougher sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, as Western nations ramped up pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine.Read More...
By DAVID M. DRUCKER | 07/29/14 04:53 PM
As House Speaker John Boehner tries to build support among the Republican caucus for legislation to address the thousands of unaccompanied minors coming to the U.S. from Central America, his Democratic counterpart in the...Read More...
By SUSAN FERRECHIO | 07/29/14 02:17 PM
There is a difference of nearly $2 billion in spending between House and Senate bills aimed at addressing the surge of thousands of child migrants at the border and only three days left to strike a deal.Read More...
By PHILIP KLEIN | 07/30/14 09:39 AM
Health care spending was nearly flat in the second quarter, growing at a mere 0.7 percent rate, according to data released on Wednesday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Read More...
By BECKET ADAMS | 07/30/14 09:22 AM
NBC News' Chuck Todd criticized the White House on Wednesday morning for its most recent -- and desperate --fundraising ploy: Talking up the Republican Party's supposed plans to impeach President...Read More...
By MARK TAPSCOTT | 07/30/14 08:14 AM
Was the illegal targeting of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants by the IRS during the 2010 and 2012 election campaigns encouraged by Obamacare?Read More...
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By PAUL BEDARD | 07/29/14 04:45 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan is warning that his team cannot afford another presidential loss because a 2016 win for the Democrats will cement the liberal, big government direction of the federal government.Read More...
By PAUL BEDARD | 07/29/14 12:44 PM
Potential Democratic 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton refused to put an exact number on her worth in an new interview, calling it "within a range."Read More...
By PAUL BEDARD | 07/28/14 04:15 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC "Meet the Press" host David Gregory suggesting that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty plan doesn't have a "lot of sympathy" for the poor.Read More...