By Meghashyam Mali | 12/04/13 01:07 PM
President Obama on Wednesday said the U.S. economy has become “profoundly unequal” and pressed for policies he said would halt growing income inequality and limited economic mobility. “I believe this is the defining challenge of our time — making sure our economy works for every...
By Chris Stirewalt | 12/04/13 09:30 AM
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By Associated Press | 12/04/13 09:28 AM
The White House said in September that Kathryn Ruemmler planned to leave by the end of the year to go into private practice in New York. But White House officials say that after speaking with the president, Ruemmler agreed to stay until spring.
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 09:16 AM
Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Obama's popularity swooned in November. Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from him a year before the election, seeking the right balance between...
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 09:14 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislature approved a historic plan Tuesday to eliminate the state's $100 billion pension shortfall, a long-delayed decision proponents described as critical to repairing the state's deeply troubled finances but that faces the immediate threat of a legal...
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 08:58 AM
Children's boutique owner Susan Hightower lost her bid Tuesday to join her husband, Republican Sen. Bill Hightower of Mobile, in the Legislature.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/04/13 08:52 AM
Insurers say they don't know the full extent of back-end problems with healthcare.gov and are wary of the Obama administration’s claims they are fixing the issues quickly.
12/03/13 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans controlling the House oppose a drive by Democrats to renew jobless benefits averaging less than $300 a week nationwide for the long-term unemployed, a senior GOP lawmaker said Tuesday. "I don't see much appetite on our side for continuing this extension of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 05:12 PM
President Obama will discuss the “twin challenges of growing income inequality and shrinking economic mobility” in an address on Wednesday that will highlight his second-term economic priorities, according to the White House. “The speech will provide a window into where the president...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 04:20 PM
President Obama, in his latest attempt to retool his messaging on Obamacare, vowed to spend the rest of his time in office standing by the new health care law, fixing problems that arise and fighting efforts to repeal it. “Look, I've always said I will work with anybody to improve this law...
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