Study: One In Four Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On RentAverage hourly wages have risen just 2.1 percent in the past year while rental prices have climbed 3.7 percent.
Obama: 'America's Resurgence Is Real'The president opened a 3-state tour in Michigan by touting the recovery of the auto industry.
Early-Bird Shoppers Turn Out On ThanksgivingBlack-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day.
Ben Stein: Obama 'Is The Most Racist President There Has Ever Been'Economist Ben Stein believes the White House is playing the race card in an effort to get African-Americans to vote against Republicans.
Biden: National Economy Doing Well In 'Macroeconomic Sense'Vice President Joe Biden urged Iron Range Democrats on Thursday to get out the vote for U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, saying Republicans don't understand the needs of the middle class.
Obama Gets Job Offer In CaliforniaThe president was talking to tech entrepreneurs in Santa Monica when Ariel Jalali offered him a job at his mobile app startup company.
Dem Senator: NSA Tech Spying Hurting US EconomyA leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the "digital dragnet" doesn't make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy.
Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.9 Percent As 248,000 Jobs Added In SeptemberThe U.S. economy generated 248,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level in six years.
Report: Gas Prices Heading Closer To $3-Per-Gallon In Much Of U.S.Greater American production and less-than-expected global demand is driving oil prices downward, say industry analysts.
Poverty Rate Drops For The First Time Since 2006The Census Bureau found the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. White House credits job growth for decline.
Obama On Job Picture: 'We're On A Streak'President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.