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  • NSA Chief Says Phone Logs Halted Terror Threats Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 11:34 PM ET

    The director of the NSA told Congress that terrorism threats are on halt due to its phone logs. The New York Times reports.

  • Sen. Graham: No Immigration Reform, No Budget Deal Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:02 PM ET
    Senators, dubbed the "Gang of Eight," hold a news conference on immigration legislation.

    In an exclusive interview with Larry Kudlow, Sen. Lindsey Graham says there will be no chance for a budget deal without passing comprehensive immigration reform.

  • Paul Ryan Sees House Passing Immigration Reform Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 5:56 PM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan

    Bolstering prospects for immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan predicted the GOP-controlled House would approve a "path to citizenship."

  • Immigration Vote Pits Republican Versus Republican Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:59 AM ET
    Republican members of Congress listen as the votes of the Electoral College are tallied in the House on Jan. 4, 2013.

    An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.

  • Google, Microsoft, Facebook Want US 'Transparency' Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    The Google I/O developers' conference in San Francisco

    Three of the largest Internet companies called on the U.S. government to provide greater transparency on national security requests on Tuesday.

  • Universal Health CEO: Obamacare=Healthy Earnings Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    Alan Miller, CEO, Universal Health Services

    Obamacare's implementation may look like a "train wreck," but Universal Health Services CEO Alan Miller says his $7 billion hospital company is well-positioned for the changes.

  • SEC Spanks Naked Shorts Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    A trader signals an offer in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    The SEC widened its crackdown on "naked shorting" by charging the Chicago Board Options Exchange with "systemic breakdowns" in the exchange's regulatory and compliance functions.

  • New Math for Cutting Unemployment Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    One long-held axiom relating to unemployment may be ready for the graveyard.

  • Immigration Reform: Why It Might Not Happen Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 11:53 AM ET
    A protester in front of Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office on May 22, 2013 in Doral, Florida.

    The anticipation was that finally, a comprehensive immigration reform package—the first in 30 years— would become the law of the land. That's no longer the case, say some analysts.

  • IRS Not the Only Biased Federal Agency, Welch Says Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 10:21 AM ET
    Jack Welch

    Former GE boss Jack Welch said on CNBC that the IRS scandal shows how political views can play a part in decisions by government agencies, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Sen. Corker: 'Fiscal Fatigue' Has Set In  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    After working four years as a construction superintendent, corker started his own construction company, Bencor, with $8,000. In 1999, he purchased the Osborne Building Corporation and the Stone Fort Land Company, the two largest real estate companies in Chattanooga, making him the largest private landowner in Hamilton County, Tenn.  Corker is the junior United States Senator from Tennessee. Before his election to the Senate in 2006, he served as mayor of Chattanooga from 2001 to 2005.

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.

  • Why Ex-CIA's Flight to Hong Kong Is a Brilliant Move Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Bring Snowden to Justice for Leaks: Sen. Thune Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    The former U.S. intelligence contractor who says he gave classified documents to a newspaper should be prosecuted, Sen. John Thune tells CNBC.

  • How Immigration Reform Could Boost Real Estate Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 7:57 AM ET
    An immigration activist holds up a sign outside the Capitol during a rally.

    Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.

  • Former CIA Worker: I Leaked US Surveillance Data Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 7:28 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    A former technical assistant for the CIA was the source of disclosures about the government's collection of Internet and telephone data, says the NY Times, citing the Guardian.

  • US and China Remain Divided on Cyberspying Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 4:39 AM ET
    Barack Obama (R) and Xi Jinping

    After two days of talks, President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China moved closer on North Korea, but remaining sharply divided over cyberespionage, the New York Times reports.

  • Misfired 2010 Email Alerted DC IRS to Targeting Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 5:11 PM ET
    IRS Building, Washington, DC

    A misfired email from an IRS worker in Cincinnati three years ago alerted IRS officials in Washington to the extra scrutiny given to conservative groups, according to what the worker told congressional investigators.

  • Romney Optimistic About Republican Win in 2016 Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 11:25 AM ET
    Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney tells Larry Kudlow that Republicans have a strong chance in the 2016 presidential election in the midst of Obama administration scandals and a lack of leadership in Washington.

  • IRS Officials Face Grilling Over Lavish Spending Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:39 AM ET
    The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.

    IRS officials can expect a grilling when they face lawmakers over the latest controversy to rock the agency: lavish spending at employee conferences.

  • Obama Impact on China Hacking 'Limited': Huntsman Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to China and onetime GOP presidential hopeful, makes an appearance during the 2012 campaign.

    Obama's cyberhacking talks with China can have only a "limited" impact, former ambassador Jon Huntsman tells CNBC.

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