One day after his surprisingly comfortable re-election, a triumphant President Barack Obama headed back to the White House and divided government on Wednesday with little time left for a compromise with Republicans to avert spending cuts and tax increases that threaten a new recession. More »Re-elected, Obama heads back to divided government
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A look at some of President Barack Obama's promises for his second term: More »Obama's 2nd-term promises for business and economy
Donald Trump has deleted some of the Twitter tirade he posted following President Barack Obama's re-election, and added new critiques of NBC's Brian Williams. More »Donald Trump deletes parts of Twitter tirade
President Barack Obama faces a new urgent task now that he has a second term, working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis that economists say could send the country back into recession. More »Given 2nd term, Obama now facing new urgent task
President Barack Obama's victory means that everything he campaigned upon is alive and about to drive the political conversation with his adversaries. Every legacy of his first term is safe and enshrined to history. More »Analysis: Obama wins but Washington unchanged
His reach for the presidency thwarted, Mitt Romney stayed out of sight late Tuesday as news organizations including The Associated Press announced that President Barack Obama had won a second term. More »As Obama wins re-election, Romney out of sight
Google Inc.'s head of diversity markets and other people from the Internet giant will join bankers, investors and federal officials at the Southeast Louisiana Small Business Conference. More »Google, SBA reps to speak at small biz conference
Two fierce competitors who've given their all, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney now yield center stage to voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come. More »Suspense to the end, Obama, Romney yield to voters
An Arizona nonprofit disclosed Monday that two conservative groups were behind its $11 million campaign contribution to a California organization fighting Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative, but the revelation shed little light on who provided the money since those groups don't have to report their contributors. More »Donation by Ariz. group called 'money laundering'
An Arizona nonprofit disclosed Monday that two conservative groups were behind its $11 million campaign contribution to a California organization fighting Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative, but the revelation shed little light on who provided the money since those groups don't have to report their contributors. More »Donation by AZ nonprofit called 'money laundering'
U.S. service companies grew at a slightly weaker pace in October than September because sales and new orders slowed. But a measure of employment rose, indicating services firms hired more. More »US service firms grow more slowly in October
More than 400 possible cases of price gouging of gasoline and other essentials, including a $10 box of matches and $7 loaf of bread, have been reported in New York before and after Superstorm Sandy. More »New York AG investigates Sandy price gouging