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The 2014 election year will scare lawmakers away from hot-button issues, two Beltway insiders told CNBC on Friday.
A judge has concluded that the National Security Agency's sweeping collection of telephone data is lawful, rejecting a challenge to the program.
Now that the first round of insurance deadlines have passed, can we all relax and talk about something other than health reform? Nope, say experts.
Saturday's loss in jobless benefits will escalate the battle between proponents of small government and those who say the move will hurt the economy. USA Today reports.
Of all the places for the wealthy to stash their money for tax purposes, South Dakota has emerged as a prime destination, Bloomberg News reported.
Gov. Chris Christie recently signed an order allowing towns "to commandeer" private property needed to minimize the risk of coastal flooding. The WSJ reports.
The outlook for the new year is positive: 49 percent think their own fortunes will improve in 2014, 14 percent are anticipating a downgrade.
HONOLULU, Dec 26- President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the two-year U.S. budget agreement negotiated by Congress earlier this month. The bill was among seven pieces of legislation signed by Obama, who is vacationing with his family in Hawaii.
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UBS and Bank of America are the only creditors to reach a settlement with Detroit to let the city out of $230 million contracts. The NYT reports.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order setting federal civilian and military pay rates for 2014.
The ABA said it will challenge the Volcker Rule unless regulators agree to suspend portions that restrict certain CODs, a report said.
A state court judge has barred the city of San Jose from imposing voter-approved pension cuts on current municipal workers.
Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff spoke exclusively with CNBC in some of his first public comments following his controversial essay in January.
The deadline has been extended by a day for those who want to receive health insurance coverage through the federal exchange beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker also tells CNBC the looming departure of Ben Bernanke had "nothing at all" to do with the taper decision.
President Obama's healthcare law could have a "meltdown" and make it difficult for his party to keep control of the Senate next year, a Democrat said.
A a final budget fight will play out in the nearly empty Capitol as staffers parcel out more than $1 trillion.
As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance are picking the cheapest one.
The U.S. allows power companies to sell the carbon dioxide to oil companies. A side benefit is that the carbon gets permanently stuck underground.
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