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MH17 and Gaza suggest foreign policy could wind up playing a major role in the 2016 election, Politico's Ben White says.
The shooting down of a jetliner over Ukraine will be a catalyst for Europe to step up their sanctions on Russia, Obama official Neal Wolin says.
General Motors' legal chief came under fire at a Senate subcommittee hearing related to faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. USA Today reports.
Several court challenges to a key part of Obamacare could lead to average premium increases of 76 percent for subsidized HealthCare.gov enrollees.
Obama warned Putin that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to impose additional sanctions on Moscow if it does not change course in Ukraine.
The downing of an airliner over Ukraine brought immediate condemnation of Russia, and it's likely to get stronger.
The Senate has voted to extend a program that would cushion the blow to insurance companies in the event of a massive terrorism attack.
The government should not expect an influx of workers, a Fed official said, raising a point that goes against the view of Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has not decided yet to run for president, but he has a big political asset, his one-of-a-kind personality.
For over a decade, the General Motors legal department quietly worked to contain the damage of defective ignition switches.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker applauds President Obama's newly imposed sanctions on Russia for its role in destabilizing Ukraine.
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.
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