Mitt Romney released his tax returns and brought the spotlight back to his considerable wealth, but he’s not the first or the richest we’ve seen. Here’s how he ranks with other presidential candidates of the past.
A survey out today shows what voters want from lawmakers, but recent history suggests they may not get it.
According to a poll from Western Illinois University, students are far and away unhappy with the direction of the country, but few consider themselves politically active.
You can tell a surprising amount about the spirit of a presidential campaign from the merchandise it tries to sell.
As the GOP primary season cranks into high gear, we’re taking a look at the homes these candidates want to trade in for the big white one at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington., D.C.
The Federal Reserve asked Congress to get more directly involved in the housing recovery by helping credit-worthy consumers acquire mortgage loans, but will legislators go along with it?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will finally get a director on Wednesday due to a recess appointment of Richard Cordray by President Obama.
House Republicans on Thursday caved to demands by President Barack Obama, congressional Democrats and fellow Republicans for a short-term renewal of payroll tax cuts for all workers.
Nearly 650,000 doctors caring for millions of seniors will get a steep cut in Medicare payments Jan. 18 unless a gridlocked Congress issues a reprieve, program officials said Tuesday.
Retailers are caught in the crossfire -- and quick to surrender -- as the War on Christmas rages on.