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WASHINGTON - Majority Democrats in the Senate won approval Tuesday for one of President Barack Obama's key judicial nominees, the first of his picks to win confirmation since they weakened the chamber's filibuster rules.
WASHINGTON-It's easy to have mixed emotions about the change in Senate rules that overturns the filibuster employed to block most presidential nominees.
WASHINGTON - U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market.
TULSA, Oklahoma - Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn cast one of the three Republican votes Thursday that helped advance Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve.
WASHINGTON - A Senate panel on Thursday advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, setting up a final vote in the full Senate after lawmakers return from a two-week Thanksgiving break.
WASHINGTON - Members of the Federal Reserve agreed last month that they would likely start reducing their bond purchases in coming months if the job market improved further. They also weighed the possibility of slowing the purchases even without clear evidence of a strengthening job market.
WASHINGTON - Ben Bernanke offered a broad defense Tuesday of the Federal Reserve's policies under his leadership a little over two months before his eight-year tenure ends.
The head of the Federal Reserve board is one of the most powerful and, outside of financial circles, least known officials in the U.S. government.
WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen says the economy has regained ground lost to the deepest recession since the 1930s. But she says unemployment remains too high at 7.3 percent and notes that the Fed is still trying to accelerate the economy's recovery.
WASHINGTON - Five years after a global financial crisis erupted, the world's biggest economies still need to be propped up.
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator said Sunday he won't back down from blocking President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and homeland security secretary in a long-running dispute over the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.