With employment up, candidates have found a new metric to hit Democrats on the economy.
The House minority leader also acknowledged her own party's failings during a speech Tuesday.
Top White House officials say the economic recovery has taken root.
The Labor Department expects to issue a final rule next week.
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen is holding back on mapping out her exact plan.
The draft regulations are the latest in a series of initiatives targeting contractors.
The assessment comes despite mounting evidence that the economy is rumbling to life.
The Obama administration is loosening the restrictions on longevity annuities.
A rule expanding the sphere of eligible workers would not be finalized until 2015, at the earliest.
Late payments for hospital and doctor visits should be treated differently, the CFPB says.
The NFIB's index reached a post-recession high, but Washington is still a concern.
He'll make a Wednesday speech on the wage hike even as the Senate is poised to vote it down.
Labor Secretary Tom Perez met with union leaders Tuesday.
Here are five reasons why the job market is chugging along.
The pay hike applies to thousands of companies with federal contracts.
The contentious study is fodder for Republicans targeting Obama's regulatory agenda.
The top 1 percent are mostly investment-grade businesses concentrated in tech and healthcare.
Dems think they have the upper hand with Republicans in the fight to renew the Ex-Im Bank.
Strong June jobs numbers are giving Dems a needed boost of confidence ahead of November.
But the Labor Department says the expense will be outweighed by economic benefits.
The Labor secretary said he is using "every tool" to combat wage inequality.
Legislation would establish a BRAC-like commission to target out-of-date regs.
The rule would be small consolation for proponents of a minimum wage increase for all American...
Consumer confidence rebounded in April to near its highest level since before the 2008 financial...