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The Senate minority leader from Nevada and his wife, Landra Gould, seek more than $50,000 in damages.
As a joint federal-state program serving the poor, Medicaid stands on narrower, shakier ground. That's especially true in the GOP presidential race.
The economic impact of an Amtrak shutdown would mean more than an inconvenience for commuters. It may affect the larger economy.
Real estate mogul Sam Zell tells CNBC that fellow property billionaire Donald Trump does not have the right personality for the White House.
The GOP candidate says he would stipulate that 10 percent of the profits had to be used in enterprise zones or to create jobs.
As they search for a presidential candidate, Republican voters face a choice on taxes: Reform the existing system, or start a new one?
Amtrak on Tuesday threatened to suspend some train service unless Congress extends a deadline for adding safety technology.
A shooting in Oregon reignited the debate over gun control. Here are the numbers behind gun rights and gun control groups' spending in Washington.
EPA officials have not formally ordered a recall of 482,000 VW products, but that step is likely to take place, according to an EPA spokesperson.
The fight for Planned Parenthood funding is far from over, says patient and advocate Dayna Ferris-Fisher.
A government shutdown would force Congress to address fiscal issues, a former Reagan administration official argued.
It's certainly possible the S&P 500's bounce off of Tuesday's is part of a bottoming process that would set up a year-end rally, technicians say.
With the House passage, the continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown goes to President Barack Obama's desk.
Chris Christie tells CNBC he's not worried about the polls, and Hillary Clinton's run is her last chance to get free public housing at the White House.
A looming government shutdown may soon be averted, setting up another budget confrontation in December when the Treasury hits the debt ceiling.
Boehner might try to up the U.S. debt limit before resigning from the speakership.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who wants to be the next House speaker, tells CNBC he'd listen to every voice.
Planned Parenthood tries to take the offensive in Congress, accusing an anti-abortion videographer of acting fraudulently.
Fed officials are lining up behind a rate hike this year, but odds are rising Congress could get in its way
The Federal Reserve did the right thing by leaving interest rates unchanged, former President Bill Clinton said.