The Scotland "no" vote brought great relief to a White House worried about the impact of a schism on many fronts, Politico's Ben White says.» Read More
The U.S dollar is shrinking as a percentage of the world's currency supply, raising concerns that it is about to see its run as the world's premier denomination come to an end.
New Secretary of State John Kerry owns about $3 million worth of Heinz stock, and stands to profit heavily from the company's acquisition by Berkshire-Hathaway and 3G.
President Obama laid out his plan to grow economy in Tuesday's State of the Union address. But at what cost? The National Taxpayers Union Foundation went through the speech in a line by line cost analysis.
The top Republican lawmaker vetting Jack Lew to serve as Treasury secretary zeroed on his work at Citigroup as a possible conflict of interest.
When the Treasury secretary nominee was chief operating officer of Citigroup's Alternative Investments unit, the bank had over a hundred subsidiaries based in the Cayman Islands.
President Obama gave Congress an ultimatum on climate change in his State of the Union speech: Craft a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions or the White House will go it alone.
The morning day President Barack Obama's emotional plea in his State of the Union message for a "vote" on new gun control measures, it is business as usual at the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Va.
Mark Zuckerberg's support shows the bipartisan appeal of Christie, and will help the governor raise money ahead of his gubernatorial run later this year, and possible presidential run in four years.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, delivers speech on Wednesday to avoid losing much of his authority to a state takeover of the city's financial affairs.
President Barack Obama tried to push past the fiscal battles that plagued his first term, as he laid out an agenda he hopes will shape his legacy.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio sought to put a softer face on Republicans' small-government agenda, accusing President Barack Obama of spreading blame for his own administration's shortcomings.
In the State of the Union, Obama will lay out a plan for economic growth, seeking to attract jobs from overseas, the White House said. Traders are interested in his tone.
Bridge disputes in Congress on taxes and spending. Shrink budget deficits. Manage tense economic ties with China. Press Europe to reduce debts while fighting a recession. Defend the U.S. financial overhaul law. Prevent a global currency war. And those are just the obvious challenges.
Approximately 47 million Americans who rely on food stamps could see their monthly assistance cut because a recession-era benefits boost is set to expire. A family of four could see their benefits cut by about $25 a month, NBC News reports.
President Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year.
A sharp and surprisingly persistent slowdown in the growth of health care costs is helping to narrow the federal deficit, leaving budget experts trying to figure out whether the trend will last.
President Obama's State of the Union Address represents his largest opportunity to sway the public and Congress behind his goal for "balanced" deficit reduction, according to his longtime strategist David Axelrod.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday could drive market focus straight to the next skirmish in the budget and deficit battle with Congress, depending on his tone.
President Obama is likely to give a nod to the fitful economic recovery in his State of the Union speech with Apple CEO Tim Cook in attendance. But analysts don't expect major statements on contentious issues like taxes and the budget.
A new report by a non-profit government watchdog group says former SEC employees, hired away from the Commission by the private sector, "routinely" help their new employers to influence the agency and blunt SEC enforcement actions.
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