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Do Republicans support Thad Cochran in a runoff and risk damaging tea partyer Chris McDaniel, who could wind up their nominee? Politico's Ben White reports.
N.J. GOP Senate candidate Jeff Bell is finding people have little interest in hearing about a return to the gold standard.
Health insurance premiums in the years before the rollout of the Affordable Care Act had large average increases and a high variability.
Whether the policies will spur business expansion isn't clear, but they could ease the financial burden for the states' most affluent.
A new study of 30 years of wage data argues that government polices go a long way to explaining the expanding U.S. wealth gap.
The world's leading industrialized nations meet without Russia for the first time in 17 years on Wednesday.
One of the nation's top privately-run Medicare insurance plans faces a federal investigation into allegations that it overbilled the government.
Iranian oil exports are running above the levels the Islamic Republic agreed to when sanctions were loosened.
The Mississippi primary Tuesday represents the most surprising wild card in the partisan fight for control of the Senate.
The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.
Obama's new proposal to crack down on carbon emissions from coal-fired electricity plants will have a limited effect on utility stocks.
Voters in Del Norte and Tehama Counties will consider a measure calling for separation from California and the formation of a new state.
S&P could downgrade New Jersey again because of budgetary imbalance and underfunded pensions, putting it among the three worst-rated states.
The EPA's new proposal to reduce carbon emissions won't negatively affect the consumer, Public Citizen's Tyson Slocum told CNBC.
Michelle Obama's wardrobe includes top designers' gowns that can run into five figures. Who foots the bill?
The timing of an increase in U.S. interest rates will depend to a large extent on the outlook for inflation, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said.
The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday.
President Barack Obama heads to Europe this week where he is expected to elaborate on the U.S. commitment to counter Russian moves against Ukraine.
The best way for China to resolve issues with its neighbors is for everyone to sit down and "work it out", U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said.
President Barack Obama appeared with the parents of a U.S. soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan, saying Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was "never forgotten."
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