The unemployment rate fell to 5 percent.
Democrats want to repeal a ban on researching causes of gun violence.
President Obama notified Congress that he intends to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Sen. Chuck Grassley warned that ISIS could sneak into the country using the refugee program.
Lawmakers are hoping to conference quickly ahead of a Nov. 20 deadline for renewing federal road...
The House moves it a step closer to renewal by keeping it in a highway bill.
Banks got a big win Thursday, when House lawmakers overwhelmingly agreed to scrap a provision that...
The measure calls for spending $261 billion on highways and $55 billion on transit.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wants to give all Social Security recipients a $580 check — and pay...
The House rejected efforts to derail a renewal of the Export-Import Bank.
Democrats have suggested they'll block the defense bill.
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) defeated Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) in a closed-door vote.
The US Treasury appears to have learned something from Greece's economic crisis.
The White House on Thursday moved to suspend agricultural trade benefits to South Africa over an...
Sanders highlighted Clinton's 2012 remarks calling the deal a "gold standard" for trade pacts.
The 2016 hopeful said transportation funding should be left to states.
The bill would give recipients a $580 check and pay for it by trimming tax perks for CEOs.
Sixty percent of respondents in a Monmouth University poll said they were not sure about the free-...
The bill calls for spending $261 billion on highways and $55 billion on transit over six years.
The House is scheduled to vote Thursday on the multiyear transportation funding package.
Thursday's release kicks off what is expected to amount to months of intensive debate.
The "devolution" proposal called for reducing the gas tax by nearly 15 cents.
The Kentucky Republican is hoping for a vote "soon."
Republicans fret that Obama might waive the tax penalties for doing business in Iran.