ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) - Rocky Mountain National Park could see its budget cut by $623,000 unless President Barack Obama and Congress reach an agreement on spending cuts set to take effect in less than three weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress and President Barack Obama are proposing ways to automatically trigger budget savings if they can't rein in deficits the old-fashioned way, by enacting laws to cut spending or raise taxes. Similar efforts in the past have a spotty record.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite the turmoil that shook the financial markets last month, the Federal Reserve says its 12 bank regions grew this summer because consumers spent more in many parts of the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is sending 30,000 extra U.S. troops to Afghanistan on an accelerated timetable that will have the first Marines there as early as Christmas and all forces in place by summer. He'll also declare Tuesday night...
"George McGovern dedicated his life to serving the country he loved. He signed up to fight in World War II, and became a decorated bomber pilot over the battlefields of Europe. When the people of South Dakota sent him to Washington, this hero of war...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The person Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner wanted as his chief deputy withdrew from consideration Thursday, dealing a setback to the understaffed agency as it struggles to address the worst financial crisis in decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans eager to avoid another...
DENVER - The political pundits and respective heads of Colorado's Republican and Democratic parties predicted a record turnout for caucuses on Tuesday and they weren't disappointed. Democrats report a turnout of 119,853. Republicans saw a turnout of 65,400.
LOVELAND (AP) - A Republican Iowan congressman banned from two GOP events in Colorado over comments he made about President Barack Obama and race said it's the president, not him, who is injecting race into the discussion about Arizona's new immigration law.
OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) - Praising him as the man who shepherded the United States past the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced plans to keep Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in his job for another term.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve expects the economy to improve in coming months, even as policymakers downgraded their outlook for all of 2009 and said the unemployment rate could approach 10 percent.