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White House Government Agencies


  • Crucial Rule Is Delayed for Obama's Health-Care Law Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 5:50 AM ET
    healthcare costs

    The administration announced a delay in the mandate that larger employers cover workers, postponing the date beyond next year’s elections. The NYT reports.

  • EU 'Bugging Out' Over Spying Accusations Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:53 AM ET
    EU 'Bugging Out' Over Spying Accusations

    New documents supplied by Edward Snowden suggests the U.S. placed listening devices in EU diplomatic offices, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Are US Workers Being Passed Over for Foreigners? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:23 AM ET
    Members of United We Dream, an immigrant youth-led organization, wearing caps and gowns hold their fists in the air on the steps of the Senate to call for immigration reform.

    As the Senate voted on an immigration bill that would let Silicon Valley companies import engineers, the labor lobby said eligible U.S. workers were being passed over.

  • Obama Has Short List of Bernanke Successors Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 8:44 PM ET
    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.

    The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.

  • How Long Can Snowden Stay at the Moscow Airport? Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Just how long can the NSA whistleblower hang out, or hide out, in an international airport transit area?

  • Delta Fined for Violating Bumping Rules (Again) Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 10:18 AM ET

    Even the unseemly practice of bumping passengers has its conventions. Delta has now been slapped for bad bumping twice in four years.

  • NY Regulator Cracks Down on Sanctions Violations Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.

  • Obama on Global Warming: 'We Need to Act' Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses Climate Change at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013

    President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.

  • Obama Aims to Sidestep Congress to Curb Emissions Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    A US coal-burning plant.

    President Barack Obama will direct his administration on Tuesday to begin addressing the issue of climate change with executive branch actions, sidestepping Congress.

  • Sen. McCain: Snowden Scandal 'Reminiscent' of Cold War Era

    Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), weighs in on the NSA scandal and Edward Snowden's pursuit of asylum in China and Russia.

  • Sen. McCain Guardedly Optimistic About Immigration Bill

    "The status quo is unacceptable," said Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the likelihood of passing immigration reform in both Houses of Congress, while "eleven million people" remain living in the shadows.

  • IRS Junks Lists at Heart of Tea Party Fracas Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:44 PM ET

    The IRS has scrapped controversial screening lists it used to scrutinize conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status.

  • FAA: Maybe an e-reader won't bring down the plane Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Hey, who's in the mood for a game of Words With Friends? The FAA is considering relaxing restrictions on shutting off devices at takeoff and landing.

  • Why Those New State Budget Surpluses May Not Last Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    San Francisco, California

    Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes

  • SEC Should Target Individuals: Fmr. SEC Head Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    Although the SEC's decision to not allow defendants to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing is a good one, it must refocus on individuals, not companies, said a former SEC chairman.

  • How FBI Disrupted Terrorist Plot to Bomb NYSE Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:52 AM ET
    How FBI Disrupted Terrorist Plot to Bomb NYSE

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on a thwarted plot to bomb the NYSE and testimony from Capitol Hill on the NSA surveillance program.

  • More Than 50 Terrorist Plots Thwarted: FBI Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    More Than 50 Terrorist Plots Thwarted: FBI

    Former FBI special agent Jeff Lanza discusses why he believes NSA surveillance isn't designed for transparency, and whether the broad gathering of data is effective.

  • Security Around NYSE 'Impressive': Trader Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Security Around NYSE 'Impressive': Trader

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, discuss the "new world era" of beefed up security in and around the NYSE and Wall Street.

  • NSA Program Detected 'Nascent' Plot to Bomb NYSE Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:25 AM ET
    NSA Program Detected 'Nascent' Plot to Bomb NYSE

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details from today's testimony before the House on the NSA surveillance program. And James Kallstrom, former assistant FBI director, addresses the issue of restoring "public trust" as well as protecting targets from terrorists.

  • FBI Defends Surveillance Programs Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    FBI Defends Surveillance Programs

    FBI Deputy Director Sean Joyce testifies before the House and explains how government agencies were able to thwart terrorist attacks through the NSA monitoring program.