Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is dead according to Vice President Nicolas Maduro. Chavez had been battling cancer for the last two years. The Venezuelan president had close ties with Cuba’s Castro family, making numerous treks to the island country for cancer surgeries and treatment over the last year. He was an antagonist to the West, particularly the […]
One of the most influential people in the formation of the White House’s economics team is someone who isn’t even there—former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin.
President Barack Obama has begun courting more junior GOP lawmakers in hopes of creating a coalition to push through a budget deal that includes tax revenue increases.
President Obama’s pick to head the Interior Department, Sally Jewell, owns or recently owned stock in several major oil companies, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
Farm bills passed by the full Senate and the House Agriculture Committee in 2012 would cost billions more this year if they were enacted without changes, according to a new estimate from the Congressional Budget Office.