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Leaders are counting on an economic meltdown to pull Republicans into line, but a broad section of the party says a default poses little threat.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long reign draws to a close, some of New York's ealthiest expressed alarm at a future without the billionaire at the city's helm.
News that Janet Yellen will be nominated as the next Fed chief will provide temporary relief to markets.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has told CNBC that the ongoing government shutdown is hitting business confidence, but insisted that the situation would be short lived.
After months of speculation, it's official: Janet Yellen will succeed Bernanke as the next Fed chair, the White House said late Tuesday.
Several states disclosed that they have enrolled tens of thousands in insurance plans, but authorities have not revealed federal numbers yet.
“We can’t make extortion routine as a part of our democracy – democracy doesn't function this way,” said President Barack Obama as the partial shutdown dragged on for an eighth day.
House Speaker John Boehner says he is willing to negotiate budget issues with President Barack Obama without any conditions.
Jon Stewart has issues about Obamacare and he let Kathleen Sebelius know about them on "The Daily Show."
Four structural factors helped push the U.S. into this government shutdown, and now facing potential default.
Republicans are weighing legislation requiring the creation of a new negotiating panel to find deficit-reductions to reopen the government.
The more Wall Street is convinced that Washington will act rationally and raise the debt ceiling, the less pressure there will be on lawmakers.
For politicians, the most important shutdown deadline is Oct. 17. Meanwhile, federal employees are focused on Friday, Oct. 11: payday.
It's unfair for the media to depict the tea party like "some kind of disease," billionaire entrepreneur Sam Zell told CNBC on Tuesday.
The former chairman of the Democratic National Committee said that, ultimately, the Affordable Care Act was created for the private sector.
The White House signaled it would accept even a brief extension in borrowing authority to prevent an unprecedented default.
Financial pros say now's a good time think about portfolio protection, risk, and the lessons we have and have not learned since the financial crisis.
John A. Boehner said the House would not vote to reopen the government without compromises on the health law.
Just how big is the number of furloughs from the shutdown? And what does having that many workers sent home without pay really mean for the economy?
There are a lot of debt ceiling myths floating around. Here are six of the most dangerous.