It's not such a wonderful life in "Boehnerville," according to a new television advertisement from several labor groups.
A slight majority of Americans are giving the White House low marks for how it has handled the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, according to a new national survey.
Republican Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina, the new appointee to replace Sen. Jim DeMint, indicated Wednesday he may oppose any gun control legislation in the Senate next Congress, saying instead the larger issue is one of "moral decay."
Following an election marked by long lines, voter registration problems and delayed results in Florida, the state's governor continues to struggle with low approval numbers, according to a new poll.
President Barack Obama is Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2012.
Former federal judge and conservative legal scholar Robert Bork died early Wednesday at his Virginia home, his family confirmed to CNN. He was 85.
U.S. stocks edged lower in afternoon trading, as investors wait for politicians to reach an agreement that puts an end to the Washington gridlock on the fiscal cliff.
Two former UBS traders face criminal charges as part of a sweeping case announced Wednesday in which the Swiss bank agreed to pay $1.5 billion after admitting to manipulating global benchmark interest rates.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledged to hold on to all of his Facebook shares for at least a year, but other top executives are quietly selling off a chunk of their holdings.
The Treasury Department announced plans to sell the 500 million shares of General Motors it still owns, closing the books on the $51 billion bailout that started four years ago.
The pace of home building slowed slightly in November but remained near the four-year high reached the previous month, according to a government report released Tuesday.
The payroll tax cut that boosted paychecks for millions of working Americans over the past two years may be on the brink of extinction.