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  • Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular social media service Twitter and the mobile payments startup Square, may be mulling a run for New York City mayor.

  • New GOP Roadmap Calls for Immigration Reform Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    The GOP will endorse immigration reform on Monday and outline plans for a $10 million outreach to minority groups in an effort to make the party more "welcoming and inclusive" for voters who overwhelmingly supported Democrats in 2012.

  • Obama to Tap Tom Perez for US Secretary of Labor Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 11:25 PM ET

    President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, as his next labor secretary.

  • Haggle on Tax Hikes? GOP Offers Mixed Messages Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

    Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed over potential flexibility on taxes, with the House speaker and budget leader not bending

  • Ex-JPMorgan Exec Blames Others for 'Whale' Loss Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Ina Drew, former chief investment officer with JPMorgan Chase & Co., center, arrives to a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing

    Ina Drew, the former JPMorgan Chase executive in charge of the unit that harbored the disastrous "London Whale" trades, blamed others for deceiving her.

  • Obama Seeks $2 Billion to Wean Vehicles Off Oil Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 3:26 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The president wants Congress to authorize $200 million a year for 10 years for research on energy technologies.

  • No Scam: IRS Has Millions in Unclaimed Tax Refunds Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    It sounds like an e-mail scam, but some of the nearly $2 million in unclaimed 2009 tax refunds the IRS is holding may be yours.

  • Knives on a Plane: TSA Stands by Controversial Plan Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    TSA workers at JFK airport

    The head of the Transportation Security Administration told lawmakers he stands by his plan to allow passengers to carry small knives onto planes despite a growing backlash against the proposal.

  • US Budget Talks Point to Small Deficit-Cut Deal Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:37 PM ET

    As divisions over major reductions in federal budget deficits solidify, President Obama and members of Congress have begun weighing limited steps that might be brokered in a bipartisan deal.

  • Obama, China's Xi Discuss Cybersecurity in Phone Call Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    President Barack Obama has taken mounting U.S. concerns about computer hacking straight to China's new president.

  • No Market Bubble: Treasury's Lew Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Jack Lew speaks during his confirmation hearing.

    With stocks at all-time highs, there's little sign of a bubble forming in markets, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Obamacare Changes Start With Your 2012 Tax Return Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    For many Americans, the health reform law will forevermore tie their health to their taxes.

  • Hoyer's Remorse: We Should Have Cliff-Dived Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Rep. Steny Hoyer

    Democrats made a mistake by not going over the "fiscal cliff" because a "grand bargain" would have been easier to achieve, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer told CNBC.

  • Horse Meat Applicant’s Food Safety Is Questioned Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    The New Mexico company, Valley Meat, drew complaints over a two-year period from federal inspectors and state regulators over its disposal of remains when it processed cattle for beef. The New York Times reports.

  • Senate Panel to Approve Budget Sparing Safety Net Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    Acting on the Senate's first budget since President Obama took office, a Democratic-led panel is moving toward party-line approval of a fiscal blueprint that would trim the budget deficit while protecting safety net programs from slashing cuts proposed by Republicans.

  • Michigan to Announce Takeover of Detroit Finances Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Detroit, Michigan

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is expected to announce on Thursday an emergency state takeover of Detroit, putting a lawyer in charge of the destitute city's finances.

  • US to Let Spy Agencies Scour Americans' Finances Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 1:34 AM ET

    The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial data on American citizens and others who bank in the country, according to a Treasury Department document seen by Reuters.

  • Obama Warns Hacking Against US 'Ramping Up' Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:27 PM ET

    Cybersecurity threats against the U.S. are growing, President Obama said, as concerns rise about hacking attacks originating in China.

  • Obama: Political Gap May Be 'Just Too Wide' for Deal Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    President Obama arrives Tuesday at the Capitol to meet with the Senate Democratic Caucus.

    President Obama is warning that it may be impossible to reach a deal with Republicans on trimming the budget deficit.

  • Govt. Seeks Changes to Lure More Main St. Borrowers Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Small Business Administration has proposed rule changes that could make the agency's loan programs more accessible and popular, the New York Times reports.

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