By Associated Press | 12/04/13 09:25 AM
Americans ramped up new-home buying in October after cutting back in September, evidence that the housing recovery is improving fitfully.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/25/13 09:03 AM
One major economic development to watch is the fallout of last week's decision by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to deploy the "nuclear option" for nominees. The result will be that President Obama will need only 51 Senate votes for his nominees for executive branch and judicial positions.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/18/13 09:24 AM
Congress will turn its attention to the digital currency Bitcoin this week just as its value explodes. The price of a Bitcoin in dollars has jumped from around $200 at the beginning of the month to near $600 now. Some observers thought that the fledgling cryptocurrency could be in trouble in...
By Paul Bedard | 10/28/13 02:49 PM
The Obama administration has doubled its Hurricane Sandy fund to $10.4 billion, demanding that those seeking “recovery funds” prove that their repairs and construction will help fight climate change--or at least survive it. The Housing and Urban Development Department, in setting another...
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