A group of voters in the swing state of Ohio express deep disappointment with President Barack Obama. Their unhappiness with the president came amid a broader anger at all Washington political institutions.
The president vowed to focus his final three years in office on income inequality in the U.S., calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage and defending the government's role in boosting economic mobility.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said postcrisis efforts to bolster the financial system have made the U.S. economy safer but said more work is needed, including international protections that mirror those here.
Vice President Joe Biden told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Washington didn't recognize a new Chinese air-defense zone over the East China Sea and was looking to Beijing to reduce tensions in the region.
Congressional negotiators are nearing a small-scale budget agreement, possibly by the end of this week, but minefields remain as they work to sort through divisions on revenue and spending matters, several congressional aides and lobbyists said.
States are refusing to process Medicaid enrollments from people who signed up through the troubled HealthCare.gov site, citing incomplete information. Thousands who thought they got insurance may not have it.
Sen. Marco Rubio showed Wednesday that he intends to play an outsize role in Senate elections next year, announcing plans to sink upwards of $200,000 on a single TV ad for GOP Rep. Tom Cotton's Senate campaign in Arkansas.
The U.S. economy expanded at a "modest to moderate" pace in recent months, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in a report that showed mixed economic conditions across the nation just weeks before a key policy decision by the central bank.
The Air Force brought its campaign against an antiwar protester to the Supreme Court, arguing that its powers include punishing Dennis Apel for proclaiming his views on a state highway that runs through military property.
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