NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Move over Congress. Move over President Obama. Bill Clinton is back - and he has a lot of economy-fixing ideas.
The elder Democratic statesman has crammed his latest book - called "Back to Work" - with dozens upon dozens of policy prescriptions designed to get the economy back on track.FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – After giving President Obama's economic stimulus plan something less than an enthusiastic endorsement, House Republicans will offer their own ideas Thursday for getting the economy back on track.
House Speaker John Boehner will deliver the plan, dubbed "Liberating America's Economy" in an early afternoon speech to the Economic Club of Washington.FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - The Federal Reserve. It's the one institution almost every Republican presidential hopeful loves to hate.
And during the latest CNN debate, the candidates came to play, attacking the central bank with rhetorical broadsides usually reserved for enemies of the state.FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Now is the time for action.
That's the message the White House is bringing to Congress as lawmakers return to work this week.
In a major speech Thursday night, President Obama is expected to argue that the government must do more to spur job growth, investment and economic expansion.FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Warren Buffett will host a fundraiser for President Obama next month in New York City, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO told CNNMoney on Thursday.
With the 2012 election season just around the corner, the campaign to put Obama back in the White House for a second term is well underway - and it's not unusual for the campaign to boost the president's drawing power by allowing him to share the stage with a well known benefactor.FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - After months of political wrangling, lawmakers have managed to pass a bill that raises the debt ceiling and cuts spending.
Now for the hard part.
Congress cut spending, but still has to decide which programs and agencies will receive less money.FULL STORY