Retail sales are up, but number of people filing for unemployment is also up to highest level since February
Former Virginia governor says President Obama should fire his vice president
China's president calls present U.S. dollar-dominated system 'product of the past,' highlights moves to turn yuan into global currency
Aides defend president's refusal to extend Bush tax cuts while Republicans strike back
Can an incumbent president be cast as a Washington outsider?
Top White House economic adviser says high unemployment rate will continue for some time
President Hu's visit may define new relationship with economic rival
Voters are deciding candidates for this fall's general election
House GOP leader John Boehner lays out party's economic vision
Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett on path to job growth
Obama's Budget Panned By Senate Budget Committee Plan criticized for not addressing long-term debt
Republicans charging back in slew of manufacturing states owned by Democrats for years
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defends the bailout of AIG, the insurance giant he says would have done massive damage to the economy if the government had allowed it to collapse. The Chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) asks Geithner about his involvement.
Rep. Paul Ryan challenges Tim Geithner on his math
Why some lawmakers might be preparing for the worst in November
Timothy Geithner testifies on the AIG scandal
Sen. Richard Shelby, Gov. Ed Rendell on whether we need a second stimulus package
Should Obama follow Boehner's advice and fire his economic team?
House minority leader's advice for president prompts vigorous defense from administration