Story | Dec 12, 2013 | 11:35 PM
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Story | Dec 13, 2013Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday joined a cause celebre among Democratic politicians, saying he would fast for 24 hours in a show of support for federal immigration reform that could help his standing among Latino voters locally but isn't likely to do much to end the congressional standoff on the politically charged issue.
Story | Dec 12, 2013 | 9:49 PM
TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar clambered to a 5-year peak against the yen in Asia on Friday, after upbeat U.S. retail sales data stoked expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could start scaling back its massive bond buying stimulus as early as...
Story | Dec 11, 2013 | 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON Sen. Patty Murray has to think big while also thinking local, and that means curbing federal spending while keeping federal dollars flowing back home. It means keeping Joint Base Lewis-McChord or the Energy Department's Hanford Richland...
Story | Dec 11, 2013 | 8:16 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday he has not seen an acceptable plan from the White House to extend long-term unemployment benefits that are due to expire on December 31. Boehner said he told...