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House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
As Congress debates taking Obamacare funding away, a watchdog said the IRS failed to account for some of the agency's spending to implement it.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon arrived at the Department of Justice headquarters Thursday to meet face to face with Attorney General Eric Holder.
A government shutdown is looking less likely Oct. 1. The fight is moving toward the debt ceiling, but the path to avert shutdown is not clear, NBC News reports.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
In CNBC's All-America Economic Survey, 30 percent of the public doesn't know what ACA is, vs. only 12 percent when we ask about Obamacare.
Former Obama budget chief Peter Orszag told CNBC on Thursday he'd rather see a government shutdown than risk a default on the nation's debt.
The Fed's effort to assure that rates will remain near zero for years could have the perverse effect of hurting confidence and damaging growth.
As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
U.S. lawmakers are bickering over federal spending but for global markets, the impending battle over the U.S. debt ceiling is more significant.
Three leading news groups say they didn't transmit information about the Federal Reserve's decision not to taper before a designated embargo.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has ended a marathon Senate speech opposing President Barack Obama's health care law after talking for 21 hours, 19 minutes.
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had a clear message for Republicans: Obama won't negotiate on debt.
Sen. Bob Corker begs to differ with tactics used by fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in an attempt to defund Obamacare.
Mitt Romney may have taken the fall in the presidential race, but the trader who bet as much as $7 million on the him was the one who took the hit.
Sen. Ted Cruz talks and talks and talks about his opposition to Obamacare, and his love for "Green Eggs and Ham."
"It's important to remember that health care is the economy. ... The idea that we can separate out the two is a fantasy," Obama said.
The market's shocked reaction to the Fed's decision not to taper last week has raised concerns over the bank's ability to communicate with investors.