Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in North Dakota met with state representatives on Thursday, after the governor issued an emergency evacuation order for the Oceti Sakowin protest camp. John Bigelow, media director of the Oceti Sakowin camp, told ABC
Manufacturing activity in the U.S. in November shrank to its lowest level since July 2009, according to a report by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) released today. This does not bode well for job creation in the manufacturing sector and is bad news in...
ABC News' Ann Compton (@AnnCompton) reports: President Obama lunched with four business executives at the White House Tuesday, just hours before resuming negotiations on a deficit spending deal, and hours after prominent business groups issued a strong call for a...
The White House and Republican leaders are pressing for fast House approval.
Nearly five hours of top-level talks between the leader of the free world and the leaders of the corporate world Wednesday produced agreement on two fronts: They're making slow, steady progress toward a growing economy. And they've got a long way to grow. At a meeting across Pennsylvania Avenue
Now we move on to jobs and taxes in America today the senate passed that bill to extend tax cuts to all Americans including the wealthiest by an overwhelming 81 to nineteen vote. The bill is now headed for a tougher fight in the house. At the same time the president called and some of the power
"I want to dispel any notion we want to inhibit your success,” President Obama told 20 CEOs this morning, according to a source in the room. “We want to be boosters because when you do well, America does well."
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: President Obama will start his day by making a statement on the economy, tax cuts and a meeting with CEOs at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the morning. The president then will hold a...
Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, R-Ariz., discusses his bid for McCain's Senate seat.
The economy contracted at a staggering 6.2% annual pace at the end of 2008, the worst showing in a quarter-century, as consumers and businesses ratcheted back spending, plunging the country deeper into recession. The Commerce Department report released Friday showed the gross domestic product