U.S. President Barack Obama will make a statement on Tuesday following airstrikes for the first time against ISIS militants in Syria.» Read More
The one-time golfing buddies now practically seethe with contempt whenever they talk about one another. The Fiscal Times reports.
Russian President Putin warned that U.S. sanctions will take relations with Russia to a "dead end" and damage U.S. business interests.
President Obama escalated sanctions against Russia on Wednesday by targeting a series of large banks and energy and defense firms.
Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn't made up his mind about running for president, though he sure sounds like he's given it some thought.
During congressional testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she was "optimistic" on the slowly growing economy.
The Federal Reserve's policy-setting panel is 'likely' to start raising rates in early 2015, if not sooner, a top Fed official said on Wednesday.
The Treasury secretary also says the financial system, finally recovering from the recession, faces another perilous challenge: cyberattacks.
Congress is inching toward a solution to the government's highway funding crisis that is about as structurally sound as a sand castle.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $10.9 billion extension of U.S. transportation funding through May 2015, to avert cutbacks in August.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has urged Congress to crack down on merger deals in which companies seek to relocate overseas to cut US taxes.
Treasury Secy Lew will urge financial firms to do more to protect themselves from cyberattacks in a speech at the 2014 Delivering Alpha Conference.
Yellen said there were signs of a production and spending rebound in the second quarter, but 'this bears close watching.'
Venture capitalist Tim Draper said on Tuesday that he has enough signatures to qualify his six-state initiative for a ballot in two years.
A former adviser to President Obama's transition team was waging his own legal battle against the IRS before conservatives took the agency to court.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have some good news to tell Congress this week about the health of the labor market.
Intense negotiations with Iran have yielded "tangible progress," but significant gaps remain, Secretary of State John Kerry says.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave an interview to the New Yorker, and any time such exclusive access is given, the questions go beyond just what was said.
There is a movement to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank, an agency that supports small and midsize exporters with insurance and credit guarantees.
Two Texas lawmakers plan to introduce a bipartisan bill intended to combat the humanitarian crisis at the nation's southern border.
It's easy to overestimate the Ex-Im Bank opposition, but the bank is likely to survive the latest conservative attacks, Politico's Ben White says.
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