New Hampshire Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that President Barack Obama’s health-care law is overcoming its troubled rollout and accomplishing its goals.
Boosting the minimum wage may cost as many as 500,000 people their jobs, said a new report from Congress’s financial scorekeeper that diminishes chances for an agreement on one of President Barack Obama’s priorities.
President Barack Obama signed bills raising the nation’s debt limit and scaling back benefit cuts for U.S. military retirees, taking two issues with economic implications out of the spotlight ahead of November’s elections.
A legal challenge to the National Security Agency’s telephone data surveillance program by Senator Rand Paul was followed by a dispute between two high-profile Republican lawyers over authorship of the complaint.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s vote yesterday to clear the way for Congress to lift the federal debt ceiling made the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s task of helping him win re-election a lot harder.