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  • What the Government Pays to Snoop on You Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Paid for by tax dollars, surveillance fees charged in secret by technology companies can vary wildly.

  • GOP-Controlled House Takes On Immigration Fight Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:51 AM ET
    GOP leaders, including Rep. John Boehner (L), discuss the immigration bill and the Obama administration's decision to delay part of the Affordable Care Act.

    House Republicans confronting the politically volatile issue of immigration are wrestling with what to do about those already here illegally.

  • Spitzer to New York City: Trust Me... Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:53 AM ET
    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    The prostitution scandal that drove him from office will not weigh heavily on voters, Eliot Spitzer tells CNBC. He says voters will come to embrace his knowledge and experience.

  • Spitzer's 'Madam': I'm Running Against You, Eliot Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    Eliot Spitzer and ex-madam Kristin Davis.

    Eliot Spitzer may think the past is in the past as he makes another run for public office, this time for New York City Comptroller, but his alleged madam Kristin Davis disagrees.

  • Hold That 'Pig': GOP's Corker Says of Obamacare Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    Senator Bob Corker

    Implementation of President Barack Obama's health-care law needs to be put on "permanent hold," GOP Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Venezuela Mum on Snowden as Asylum Deadline Passes Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:39 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    The status of Edward Snowden's bid for asylum in Venezuela remained unclear Tuesday after the country's apparent deadline passed. NBC News reports.

  • In yet another Obamacare delay, smokers get a break Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 5:49 AM ET

    Smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Obama's health law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.

  • Global Corruption: 1 in 4 People Has Paid a Bribe Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 2:11 AM ET

    More than one in four people across the globe paid a bribe in the last 12 months when interacting with key public institutions and services, with the police and the judiciary seen as the two most bribery prone, according to a new report.

  • Congress Is Back, With a Full Bickering Agenda Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:58 PM ET

    Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.

  • Should Wall Street Fear the Return of Spitzer?  Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    Five years after resigning in disgrace, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law, discuss the return of the "Sheriff of Wall Street" could have on the markets.

  • US Needs Privacy Bill of Rights: Congressman Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:27 PM ET

    New technologies make an online privacy bill of rights necessary, Rep. Joe Barton tells CNBC.

  • No More Health Exchange Delays: Obama's Tech Guy Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    The government will be ready to open new online insurance exchanges, a provision of the president's health-care law, by Oct. 1, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park told CNBC.

  • US Relaxes Obamacare Income and Insurance Rules Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    The Obama administration will roll back requirements for state insurance marketplaces to verify the income and health coverage status of people who apply for coverage.

  • $400,000 for 3 Speeches: Geithner Makes Big Bucks Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 2:07 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Tim Geithner, the former US Treasury secretary, has been elevated to the highest rank of public speakers after receiving about $400,000 for three speaking engagements.

  • Snowden Must Respond to Asylum Offer by Monday Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    After many rejections, three countries have offered to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. One has now given him an ultimatum that he must respond by Monday.

  • US Mulls Suspending Aid to Egypt Amid Turmoil Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    John McCain, R-Sen. AZ

    US lawmakers pondered suspending aid to Egypt following the military coup there this week, though getting a consensus won't be easy.

  • States control your health-care fate, not Obama Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Chief pharmacist Ali A. Yasin (L) injects Juan Castro (R) with influenza vaccine as assistant Agripinno Camiolo looks on at New York City Pharmacy in Manhattan.

    Tens of millions of individuals and small businesses planning to buy health insurance under the new exchanges will find U.S. states controlling their fate, not President Obama.

  • Jobless About to Take a Big Hit From the Sequester Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The 11.7 million Americans still unemployed are finding their wallets getting even lighter as the sequester federal spending cuts kick in.

  • Spain Told That Snowden Was on Bolivian Plane Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Spain's Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo

    Spain says it and other European countries were told that Edward Snowden was aboard the Bolivian presidential plane that was diverted to Austria this week causing a diplomatic row.

  • White House Hails Jobs Report, GOP Finds Flaws Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Candidates fill out applications at a job fair in New York

    A slightly better-than-expected June jobs report offers a modest political boon to President Obama. NBC News reports.

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