The number of individuals that are seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly over the past week, indicating that the job market is stagnant and not improving.
President Barack Obama is expected to propose a new injection of stimulus into the economy, something that may cost more than $300 billion. Obama will address Congress tonight concerning the state of the economy, specifically potential ways to create jobs.
The price of gold reached new record levels as the precious metal rose as high as $1,920.49 per troy ounce following poor economic news that came out of the U.S. and the EU.
Michael E. Horowitz, President Barack Obama’s nominee for the role of the Justice Department watchdog, has filed paperwork to keep the identity of more than 10 of his clients a secret.
Although the Administration of President Barack Obama has tried to garner support for its economic plan, officials have said the forecasts that were put out could be wrong. Administration officials noted the forecasts that were originally put forward could be too positive, and that a downgrade of these predictions would be necessary.
The Labor Department has overseen several agreements that have been struck between U.S. agencies and foreign officials that protect migrant workers who may be illegal immigrants.
The radios that are necessary for emergency responders to communicate with each other are not working at the levels that they should be, 10 years after the problem was initially discovered.
President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers are squaring off over proposed regulations put forward by the Commander in Chief. A letter was sent by the Obama Administration to Representative John Boehner (R-Ohio) that detailed seven regulations that the President thought should be implemented in the coming months.
Several influential members of both parties have defended or attacked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as Washington debated the necessity of the organization.
A Federal judge has blocked the enforcement of an Alabama immigration law as a temporary measure to prevent law enforcement officials from carrying out the legislation.