Fed nominee Yellen defends stimulus efforts before Senate committee…
In other news Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said that its latest estimate for economic growth will not be as high as it predicted in April.
More than 650,000 jobs have been created or saved by the government's fiscal stimulus program, the White House said Friday.
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Amid the economic slump, there may be a silver lining for solar energy businesses that have withstood the recession so far. NewsHour special correspondent Spencer Michels reports.
President Barack Obama cast a new focus on the budget deficit Monday, announcing a goal of halving the $1.3 trillion gap by the end of his first term. Analysts weigh the goal.
Lawmakers continued Thursday to nail down the details of the economic stimulus bill in a push toward a final vote. Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty examine the bill's effectiveness and react to news of Judd Gregg's…
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the tough debate on Capitol Hill over the stimulus bill, the tax trouble that ended Tom Daschle's Cabinet nomination and how President Obama is faring so far.
President Barack Obama lashed out at Wall Street Thursday over reports that executives collected more than $18 billion in bonuses last year as his economic stimulus package headed to the Senate for review. Kwame Holman reports.
President Obama headed to Capitol Hill Tuesday to try to garner bipartisan support for his economic stimulus plan, which some Republican congressional leaders have criticized for not doing enough to create and preserve jobs. Ray Suarez reports.
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