| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:13 AM
As owner of the Laurel production company Breasia Studios, Jamal Lee has worked with award-winning musicians, large corporations and major film studios. On Friday, he met with another notable client: President Barack Obama.
Lee was one of nine small...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:16 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Jeffrey Zients, charged with
fixing the troubled HealthCare.gov website, will be replaced
when he leaves to start his new job as a top economic adviser to
President Barack Obama, a White House official said on Monday....
| Dec 1, 2013
— If you peruse the news on any given day, the farm bill/food stamp debate produces two general impressions: Republicans are heartless turkey thieves; Democrats are spendthrift welfare caterers. If only neither were a little bit right.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Nov 20 (Reuters) - The United States rejected Fairholme
Capital Management's recapitalization proposal of Fannie Mae
and Freddie Mac, saying the only way to
revamp the home loan market is through proper housing finance
reform, according to Gene Sperling,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:28 PM
President Barack Obama, in a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Monday to spotlight the loss of government services because of the shutdown, urged Congress to reopen government and raise the debt limit immediately.
"My very strong...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Funcionarios en la Casa Blanca seguían firmes el lunes en su posición de que el presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, no negociará con los republicanos en el Congreso bajo la amenaza de un incumplimiento del pago de deuda, y reiteraron que depende...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:25 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Obama administration officials said Friday that they are sending someone to Detroit to oversee a federal effort that includes millions of dollars in grants to help fix the beleaguered city.
Officials said Don Graves will...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- Gene Sperling, a feisty defender of President Obama's economic policies, is leaving the White House after more than four years as a top advisor, officials said Friday.
He will be replaced as director of the president's National Economic...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Much of the debate over who will be the next Federal Reserve chairman has focused on whether gender politics or the future of Fed monetary policy will be more determinative.
Of the two leading candidates, Janet Yellen, the Fed's vice chairman, favors...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In Washington, D.C., politics never takes a day off. But even in this city of nonstop campaigning, nobody's ever seen anything like this: a full-scale political campaign over who should replace Ben Bernanke as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Students applying for financial aid for the coming school year could find some comfort in a bipartisan student loan compromise taking shape in the Senate that would prevent interest rates from doubling and set a single rate each...