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As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.
The Fed Chairman is expected to maintain his dovish tone when he speaks to Congress Wednesday and dispel notions the Fed is ready to cut back its easing policy.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
President Obama promised to make available all necessary government resources to Oklahoma to help in the rescue and recovery effort in the aftermath of a devastating tornado.
Republicans target Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her soliciting of funds on behalf of a non-profit group, called Enroll America, from two private entities.
The White House said its counsel was told on April 24 about the preliminary findings of an IRS audit that showed IRS employees targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
The Federal Reserve should not go from "wild turkey" monetary policy to "cold turkey" overnight, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told CNBC on Monday.
The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the U.S. tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading.
The Obama administration on Friday said it was ready to free up about $260 billion so the nation could continue paying its bills as a temporary debt ceiling suspension lapses.
Congressional Republicans accused leaders of the IRS of lying as they opened the first in a series of hearings about the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses what was a tough day for Steven Miller, who was ousted from his post at the IRS this week.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp tells CNBC ahead of his panel's IRS scandal hearing that he wants to know who "hatched" the plan to target conservative groups.
Tim Cook says he'll propose tax changes to encourage firms to bring home more of their offshore funds when he faces congressional queries over Apple's overseas cash holdings.
President Obama on Thursday named White House budget official Daniel Werfel the new acting IRS commissioner.
Congress wants answers on why the IRS targeted conservative groups, two senior politicians tell CNBC.
Rep. Charles Boustany tells CNBC he's confident Congress will follow the "paper trail" to hold to account those responsible for the IRS' targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.
President Obama said IRS conduct targeting conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny was "inexcusable" and that acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller is out.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner suggesting jail time over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
Holder told Congress that a serious national security leak required the gathering of AP telephone records as he stood by a probe in which he insisted he had no involvement.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday he had ordered the FBI to open a criminal probe in a growing scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups.
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