The Federal Reserve has explicitly criticised budget cuts imposed by Congress, blaming fiscal policy for holding back the US's economic recovery.
Lauryn Hill has just two weeks to pay half a million dollars in overdue taxes.
Ebay has begun lobbying millions of its users against a bill it claims will impose an unfair tax burden on small businesses.
The Obama administration has issued its strongest warning so far that that the looming sequestration budget cuts will cause "calamity" for air travellers.
Barack Obama has launched a new digital campaign that aims to harness the massive database of supporters' emails he amassed over two presidential elections and use it to propel the ambitious agenda for his second term in office.
America's long-running fiscal cliff crisis was finally resolved on Tuesday night when Congress voted in favour of a White House compromise that will impose tax rises on the wealthiest and spare the working-class and middle-class.
President Barack Obama has demanded that Senate leaders strike a fiscal cliff deal by Sunday to avert the looming US economic crisis, or face a vote based solely on his own measures.
President Barack Obama has been accused by a senior Republican of being eager to take the US over the fiscal cliff for political gain, as Washington edges closer to a year-end deadline with no deal in sight.