Latest from Heather Long
More Americans are now going hungry than at any time during the pandemic.
  • Nov 25, 2020
If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department since the institution was founded in 1789.
  • Nov 24, 2020
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin curbing the Fed’s powers is the latest blow to an economy that’s limping along with few supports left after Dec. 31.
  • Nov 20, 2020
Biden did not push for a compromise stimulus bill with Republicans, and he danced around questions about further school and business shutdowns.
  • Nov 16, 2020
Many places that prospered under Trump voted for Biden, bucking the standard assumption of how people vote.
  • Nov 15, 2020
More than 2 million women had dropped out of the labor force entirely as of October. Many are moms of elementary-school-aged children.
  • Nov 6, 2020
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Why the Trump campaign is mounting legal challenges in swing states. What the election reveals about the urban-rural divide. And why Wall Street likes the sound of gridlock in Washington.
  • Nov 5, 2020
It looks increasingly likely that the United States is going to keep experiencing a ‘K-shaped recovery.’
  • Nov 4, 2020
Under Trump, the once-forgotten Ohio Valley boomed — until this year.
  • Oct 30, 2020
Record GDP growth was fueled by one-time purchases on cars, decks and dishwashers. That’s unlikely to last.
  • Oct 29, 2020