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Dennis Lockhart said he thinks the US economy continues to grow strongly enough to justify an initial interest rate hike later this year.
The U.S. would look just like Europe today had the country followed Republican calls for austerity after the financial crisis, Rep. Chris Van Hollen tells CNBC.
The Philly Fed president tells CNBC he'd argue for raising interest rates sooner rather than later, especially after the strong January jobs report.
The Fed is right to hold off on raising U.S. interest rates for now so as not to risk a further and economically costly drop in already low inflation.
President Obama's cybersecurity adviser said he was concerned about a data breach at health insurer Anthem that has affected up to 80 million people.
Tom Wheeler will seek to ban cable companies from throttling access to certain kinds of broadband data and seeking payments to prioritize content.
As a measles epidemic afflicts the unvaccinated across the United States, we look at a number of other old diseases still with us.
Sen. Rand Paul clarified his views on vaccinations following an interview with CNBC in which he linked childhood vaccines with disorders.
Public health officials implored parents to vaccinate their children against the measles in a Tuesday Congressional hearing.
Dr. Gail Shust, an infectious disease specialist, tells CNBC, "It really is not just a personal choice but a public health issue."
With the right approach, tax reform and infrastructure are possible areas of bipartisan agreement, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price tells CNBC.
President Barack Obama said the spending plans in his proposed budget are essential for the country to be safe and continue to grow.
While vaccines are a good thing, it's an issue of personal freedom, Sen. Rand Paul told CNBC.
Sen Rand Paul (R-Ky.) thinks the decision to vaccinate should be voluntary. Sen. Paul also discusses tax reform, his proposal to audit the Federal Reserve and his plans for the 2016 presidential election.
The number of people on Medicaid has significantly increased, nowhere more so than in states that have loosened eligibility rules.
The $1.08 trillion budget sought by federal health officials includes a request they be able to negotiate some drug prices for Medicare.
President Obama's budget makes a reasonable offer on tax reform. How will the GOP and Hillary Clinton respond? Politico's Ben White reports.
White House economics advisor Jason Furman tells CNBC that Obama's budget "reflects his value of middle-class economics."
Obama's fiscal 2016 budget will seek new taxes in profits accumulated overseas by U.S. companies but Republicans were skeptical of the plan.
Atlantic City is engaging in another type of gamble: convincing investors to buy its junk-rated bonds.