Pelosi said Dems won't back a budget deal without a reauthorization of unemployment benefits.
The 2016 presidential contender is touting tax cuts as an alternative to government stimulus.
First-time unemployment claims dipped below the 300,000 mark for the first time in nearly seven years, as businesses are laying off fewer workers.
The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for unemployment benefits fell 23,000 last week to 298,000, the lowest level since early January 2007, a positive sign for the labor market's recovery.
A wide range of officials are debating the potential impact of $15 an hour wages for fast food workers, as those workers launch another round of strikes over the matter.
Fortune 500 companies, after years of planting themselves in the suburbs, are rushing back to the cities.
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The's nation's economy expanded at a 3.6 percent annual rate, the fastest pace in nearly two years, but most of the growth was driven by inventories.
Inventories contributed nearly half of the figure — 1.68 percent — the biggest increase since 1998, while consumer spending sagged in the July-September period, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday.
Congressional tax writers put K Street on notice that tax breaks won’t be renewed.
The president vowed to focus the rest of his presidency on reducing income inequality.
Obama says reducing income inequality will be focus of rest of presidency.
The nation's top business leaders are upbeat about sales, investment and hiring heading into the next six months.
An index measuring sentiment increased to 84.5 from 79.1 in the July-September quarter, and expectations for economic growth next year remained in line with the previous two quarters at 2.2 percent, according to the Business Roundtable’s (BRT) fourth quarter CEO economic outlook.