- Congress set to take 1st steps on Ukraine, Russia Updated: Mar-06-14 10:38 am
- Yellen pledges focus on jobs and stable prices Updated: Mar-05-14 2:46 pm
- US, Europeans try to rally Western front vs Russia Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 pm
- Obama: Tough choices nearing in Mideast talks Updated: Mar-03-14 4:10 pm
- Sen. King seeks ACA reporting requirements changes Updated: Mar-01-14 11:01 am
- White House: Yanukovych not actively Ukraine head Updated: Feb-24-14 8:40 pm
- G-20 vows to boost world economy by $2 trillion Updated: Feb-23-14 5:06 am
- Fed toughens rules for large foreign banks Updated: Feb-18-14 6:15 pm
- US budget deficit totals $10.4 billion in January Updated: Feb-12-14 5:35 pm
- Tennessee editorial roundup Updated: Feb-11-14 2:07 pm
- Employers scrutinize latest health care concession Updated: Feb-11-14 3:29 am
- Analysis: Washington gridlock at a crossroads Updated: Feb-07-14 8:57 am
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives was poised Thursday to pass the first aid bill for Ukraine's new, pro-Western government, while both chambers of Congress looked to advance legislation imposing hard-hitting sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's government.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Fed has made much progress in repairing the damage caused by the financial crisis and recession but cautions that more work must be done.
WASHINGTON - The U.S and major allies strained on Monday to rally a strong Western front to persuade Russia to step back from a military takeover of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region. But several acknowledged there are few options beyond already-threatened economic and diplomatic penalties, and critics said administration efforts were too little, too late after years of pressing for friendlier relations with Moscow.
WASHINGTON - Seeking to salvage an elusive Middle East peace plan, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to make the "tough decisions" needed to move forward on talks with the Palestinians.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Sen. Angus King is urging federal officials to streamline the reporting requirements for businesses under the federal health care law.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration signaled Monday it no longer recognizes Viktor Yanukovych as Ukraine's president. The shift of support for opposition leaders in Kiev came even as U.S. officials sought to assure Russia that it does not have to be shut out of a future relationship with a new Ukrainian government.
SYDNEY - Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to implement policies that will boost world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the coming five years.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve will require the largest foreign banks operating in the United States to hold higher levels of capital reserves to protect against potential loan losses.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government's deficit through the first four months of this budget year is down 36.6 percent from a year ago, signaling further improvement in the nation's finances.
Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:
WASHINGTON - It may take weeks to render a verdict on the Obama administration's latest health care concession to employers.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and Congress stand at a junction.