Economists say the overall slowdown in U.S. inflation since last summer might turn out to have been a relatively easy phase of the nation’s drive to conquer inflation. | Nam... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-10
Former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who is now director of the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, was on a panel at the university. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo CHICAGO —... Read more
Published on: 2023-04-30
Thursday’s estimate from the Commerce Department showed that the nation’s gross domestic product weakened after growing 3.2% from July through September and 2.6% from October through November. | Matt Rourke/AP... Read more
Published on: 2023-04-27
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questions Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen during a Senate Finance committee hearing, March 16, 2023, on Capitol Hill. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) slammed... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-19
When measured against prices a year ago, inflation has been easing for eight months. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images By Associated Press 03/14/2023 08:54 AM EDT U.S. consumer price increases eased... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-14
President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 24, 2023. | Andrew Harnik/AP... Read more
Published on: 2023-02-26
Promises, promises. President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address last year was loaded with them: from Ukraine to infrastructure, to immigration and reproductive rights. So, how did the president... Read more
Published on: 2023-02-07
"For the past two years, we’ve heard a chorus of critics write off my economic plan," said President Joe Biden. | Manuel Balce/AP Photo President Joe Biden took a victory... Read more
Published on: 2023-02-03
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is locked in a battle with stock market investors, who can’t wait to celebrate the gradual easing of inflation. His message: Stop it. Powell, whose... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-12