News bites: Taking a dive

Household income dropped more post-recession than during the recession.

Tea Party targets General Electric over ties to President Obama, China.

Germany, France say they'll have bank reforms in place by next month.

White House seeks foreign investment.

Interest groups are turning to local leaders as they lobby supercommittee. 

GOP presidential contenders aren't getting into the nitty-gritty, economically.

Two Americans win Nobel Prize for economics.