A picture of the U.S. electorate is emerging, and it is not pretty for either party, according to a poll from Politico.» Read More
For many Americans, the improving economy has yet to take hold even as they hear about a stronger stock market and better jobs data.
We're tired of hearing about the sequester and its brutal budget cuts. But this is standard operating procedure in American politics, historians say.
SEC nominee Mary Jo White told lawmakers on Tuesday she does not believe her prior work defending big Wall Street clients will hinder her ability to lead the agency.
The budget-balancing plan from Congressman Paul Ryan is a "total uncompromising" blueprint, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, ranking member on the panel, told CNBC.
Although the spending plans will be miles apart ideologically, there are signs a compromise is possible, the New York Times reports.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
That's classified! Not anymore. US agencies like the FBI will begin sharing some classified information with companies to help prevent hack attacks.
A judge on Monday invalidated New York City's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries, one day before the law was to take effect.
The process in Washington to reach a federal budget compromise has not been based in reality, former OMB Director Jim Nussle told CNBC.
The GOP point person on fiscal issues said a compromise with President Obama is possible, even though their budget plan faces certain rejection from Democrats.
The president will try to salvage a big deficit-reduction deal this week, battling not only Republican resistance but also complaints from Democrats, the New York Times reports.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker told CNBC on Friday he's exploring a bid for U.S. Senate because the solutions to problems he's tackled New Jersey's largest city can work at the national level.
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
Sen. Rand Paul staged an old-fashioned filibuster in an attempt to block the nomination of John Brennan for CIA director, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT).
President Obama is taking Republicans out to dinner tonight. How to read his strategy, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT).
The Fed's report on the economy reveals that businesses across America say they are slowing hiring because of the Affordable Care Act. Maybe this thing really is a "jobs killer."
The House on Wednesday passed legislation to keep federal funds flowing to government agencies through Sept. 30, seeking to avert shutdowns that otherwise would begin on March 27 when current funding expires.
House Speaker Boehner told CNBC's Larry Kudlow that a long-term deal on entitlements is possible, and there's no good reason for the Obama team to have shut down the White House tour.
While a trader known as the "London whale" has come to represent a multibillion-dollar blowup at JPMorgan Chase, Congressional investigators have discovered that the problems involved more senior levels of the nation's largest bank. The New York Times reports.
The sequester may have many Americans experiencing longer delays in major airports across the U.S. due to hiring freezes and overtime elimination.