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The United States health-care system has again come in last in a comparison of other first-world countries, despite vastly outspending those nations.
Some Americans who've enrolled in an Obamacare exchange plan with a government subsidy could find themselves on the hook to Uncle Sam next spring.
A tentative agreement between the city of Detroit and its largest union would limit pension cuts to 4.5 percent instead of the proposed 27 percent cuts.
President Obama says he would not be putting U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq, and any other action would take days of planning.
President Barack Obama is likely to make "timely decisions" on the situation in Iraq given the gravity of what has happened there in recent days.
Shiite Iran is so alarmed by Sunni insurgent gains in Iraq that it may be willing to cooperate with Washington.
The escalation of violence in Iraq and new criticisms may force President Barack Obama to decide sooner rather than later on taking military action.
James Jeffrey, the former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, said the U.S. needs to deploy air power to stop the escalating violence in Iraq.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, seen as a potential Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 election, compared homosexuality to alcoholism.
A deal struck by Massachusetts House and Senate negotiators would hike the state's current $8-per-hour minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017.
Eric Cantor's coming exit from Congress means that Wall Street won't have a key ally on Capitol Hill.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is "taking a nap" as terrorists capture Iraqi cities and move toward the capital of Baghdad.
The primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor shows how divided the Republican Party has become, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells CNBC.
Eric Cantor's loss to challenger David Brat is going to cause Republicans problems and help Democrats some, former Rep. Barney Frank said.
It’s always the unexpected that sends Wall Street for a loop. And something unexpected has happened.
The sudden dethroning of Eric Cantor introduces a degree of uncertainty in Congress—and the market hates uncertainty, says Michael Farr.
Eric Cantor will step down from his post as majority leader on July 31 after losing his primary bid Tuesday night. NBC News reports.
In some ways, David Brat is Larry Kudlow's kinda guy. But, not in all ways. Here's Larry's take on the guy who upset Eric Cantor in the GOP primary.
Tea party activist David Brat tells CNBC his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was nothing short of a miracle.
Who is the tea party Congressional candidate who upset Eric Cantor in a Virginia Republican primary? The Fiscal Times reports.
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