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  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 31- President Barack Obama on Wednesday appointed a seven-member board to oversee a financial restructuring for Puerto Rico, a majority Republican panel that some market analysts saw as favorable for bondholders of the U.S. territory, which has been crippled by a $70 billion debt crisis. Among the board members, who Obama appointed on...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 31- The Obama administration on Wednesday appointed a seven-member board to oversee a financial restructuring for Puerto Rico, plagued by a chronic economic slump and $70 billion debt crisis, a panel some market analysts saw as favorable for the U.S. territory's bondholders. Board members, appointed by Obama on the recommendation of...

  • Obama, who is racing to cement his legacy on climate change before his presidency ends on Jan. 20, will showcase both progress and looming threats in stops at Lake Tahoe, Nevada; Honolulu; and an ocean refuge in the remote Midway Atoll. At a Nevada summit on the health of Lake Tahoe, whose average surface temperature reached an all-time recorded high last year, Obama...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 31- President Barack Obama on Wednesday embarked on a 10- day trip during which he will stress the urgency of curbing climate change and try to achieve some final agreements on the issue with world leaders at a G20 meeting in China. Obama, who is racing to cement his legacy on climate before his presidency ends on Jan. 20, will showcase both progress on...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- Democrats in Congress, including party Senate leader Harry Reid, asked the FBI to investigate concerns that the Russian government may be attempting to undermine the U.S. presidential election through cyber attacks that could include tampering with voting results. It was followed on Tuesday by a letter from four Democrats asking Comey to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is calling on the FBI to conduct a quick and thorough investigation into concerns the Russian government is trying to undermine the U.S. presidential election, including by tampering with official election results. Comey, speaking at a cyber security conference on Tuesday, declined to give details about...

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump's abruptly postponed a long-planned unveiling of the Republican ticket after an attack that left dozens dead in France.

  • President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 12, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

    Companies will continue to move overseas for tax purposes until the U.S. reforms corporate taxes, Grover Norquist says.

  • Barack Obama and Mitch McConnell

    U.S. President Barack Obama will press Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

  • U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    Congressional negotiators edged closer to a historic deal to lift a 40-year-old ban on U.S. crude oil exports as part of a government spending bill.

  • Senator Harry Reid suing exercise-band maker

    U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is suing a company that makes and markets a flexible exercise band that he says broke or slipped from his hand during an arm-strengthening routine on New Year's Day, causing him to fall and suffer face, rib and eye injuries.

  • Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International Jim Murren

    It has not been a good year to be a shareholder in a major casino company. But the CEO says, "We're doing better, thank God."

  • Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

    Whether its Jeb or Hillary in the White House, here's why tax reform will be the big winner in 2016, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L), Senate Minority Whip Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Thune (R-SD).

    Plans to avert a shutdown began taking shape, but it was still far from certain whether a dispute over Planned Parenthood could be overcome.

  • Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada

    Sen. Harry Reid said that a Nevada utility, owned by Buffett's Berkshire, is proposing a potential blow to the state's rooftop solar industry.

  • Senator Ted Cruz speaking at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York.

    The Ex-Im Bank proves that crony capitalism recognizes power, not partisanship.

  • Dennis Hof, at his Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Carson City, Nev.

    "It's time to get someone in Washington that understands what Nevada is all about," said Dennis Hof, who added that his run is "pretty likely."

  • Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)

    The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote.

  • Reid: Republican candidates 'all losers'

    CNBC's John Harwood speaks to Sen. Harry Reid about his boxing days and his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election.

  • Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill on March 17, 2015.

    As he winds down his career, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sits down with CNBC's John Harwood to rip critics, talk of 2016 and his own plans.