With the midterm elections six months away, Democrats are burdened by an uneven economic recovery and a stubbornly unpopular health care law. Perhaps equally important, Barack Obama’s political standing is in some respects weaker than it was at a comparable point in the 2010 campaign, which ended with the Republicans gaining a majority in the […]
A map from the Washington Post shows the states where the expiration of unemployment benefits on Saturday will have the most impact.
About half of Americans think the government hasn't gone far enough in regulating financial institutions following the 2007-08 financial crisis.
Number of 50 largest metro areas where median home values fell between 2007-09 and 2010-12.
The state of the U.S. recovery, in one chart.
Though the nation is officially four years into “economic recovery,” a new Pew Research Center analysis of recently released Census data suggests that most Millennials are still not setting out on their own.
A new study finds that mortality rates increase during upward cycles in the economy, and decrease during downward cycles.
42 months after U.S. payrolls bottomed out, the economy still hasn't recovered all 8.7 million jobs wiped out in the Great Recession -- the longest and slowest recovery in the postwar era.
A short history of the financial crisis that exploded five years ago, in one chart.
Americans have a pretty good sense of how well different aspects of the economy have -- and haven't -- recovered from the Great Recession.