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A federal judge says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.
New York state lawmakers introduced a bill last week that would legalize the sale, regulation and taxation of marijuana.
As the Federal Reserve marks its 100th anniversary, market observers ponder who might be the central bank's greatest chairman.
Austerity-obsessed Republicans have forgotten the key role they're supposed to play in supporting the U.S. economy.
The dismal approval rating for the Affordable Care Act may be most remarkable because it hasn't gotten substantially worse, according to the result of the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
The DC budget deal appears to be a welcome diversion from the governing-by-crisis model, but it may be the exception rather than the rule. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
The markets should not drive the decision on whether the Fed starts tapering its bond purchases, former Fed Governor Frederic Mishkin told CNBC.
Senate Democrats are still short of the votes needed to pass a budget deal, Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday.
Detroit may have to rely on the generosity of strangers to keep its impressive art collection that was amassed with taxpayer dollars in better times.
I think the Affordable Care Act will improve our health-care coverage dramatically—and reduce our costs, said small-business owner Wally Graff.
U.S. Senator John McCain met Ukrainian opposition leaders in Kiev and voiced support for protesters camped out for weeks in the capital.
The NSA has made dozens of changes in its operations and computer networks to prevent the emergence of another Edward Snowden.
Politicians often disappoint, but the key to handicapping the 2014 scene in Washington is to begin with diminished expectations.
The Obama administration announced a new series of measures to get as many people as possible are covered Obamacare insurance by Jan. 1.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a two-year, bipartisan budget plan that would end some automatic spending cuts
The events have gained attention, but the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet for many minimum wage workers.
"Senator Murray and I decided to focus on common ground," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC.
Republicans in the House were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal, indicating that the rambunctious lawmakers are not spoiling for a fight.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp tells CNBC the Ryan-Murray budget framework is more spending, not a deficit reduction package.
Republicans "capitulated" in agreeing to the deal reached Tuesday night, David Stockman told CNBC on Wednesday.
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