Jim Kuhnhenn

Obama to name Ebola czar

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama... Read more

Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

WASHINGTON — Aiming to restrict lenders who prey on members of the military, the Obama administration on Friday... Read more

Obama wants overtime pay for more salaried workers

WASHINGTON — Bypassing Congress, President Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would... Read more

Joblessness still hangs over economy


WASHINGTON — Unemployment under President Obama has remained high for the longest period since the Great Depression. Despite a slowly... Read more

Air delays join budget warnings


WASHINGTON — Trans­por­tation Secretary Ray LaHood spelled out the impact of looming across-the-board budget cuts on... Read more

Obama seeks to confront oil market manipulation

WASHINGTON — Presi­dent Obama pushed Congress on Tuesday to give oil market regulators more muscle to deter price manipulation by speculators... Read more

Regulators get task of shaping financial overhaul

WASHINGTON --- Banking regulators shared the blame for the financial crisis that buckled Wall Street. Now they're the ones lawmakers are counting... Read more

Senate version of financial overhaul bill passes

WASHINGTON --- Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate, on Thursday, passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the... Read more