Nineteen percent say unemployment and jobs is the top issue in a new poll.
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Sen. Levin (D-Mich.) has antagonized big finance by doggedly pursuing banks for bad behavior.
Dems are circulating an analysis saying Issa blew his shot at holding Lerner in contempt.
The banker, once told "don't get caught," pleads guilty as Credit Suisse is under increasing pressure in the U.S.
The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday will look to start filling several holes on the Federal Reserve Board as it vets a trio of picks for the central bank.
The more liberal budget vision calls for higher taxes on the wealthy, and a range of new spending initatives.
U.S. trade officials are growing more concerned that their European Union (EU) counterparts are backing away from a vow to eliminate remaining tariffs as part of a massive trade agreement.
The Senate confirmed Sarah Bloom Raskin on Wednesday to serve as second-in-command to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.
Four Republicans back the measure in a 14-3 vote.
The largely political move will almost certainly fail.