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Here's how services would—or would not—be affected if Congress fails to reach an agreement averting a government shutdown at midnight Monday.
If past is prologue, a looming government shutdown could actually cost U.S. taxpayers money. A lot of money.
Obama said his message to Congress is: Do not shut down the government, do not shut down the economy. He also said he spoke with Iran's president.
If a government shutdown doesn't happen and Republicans move their fight over Obamacare to the debt ceiling, chances of a default crisis will rise.
The U.S. Senate passed a bill to fund the government past Monday, while at the same time preserving funding for Obamacare.
The Obama administration proposed a $300 million aid package to help Detroit demolish buildings, improvement transportation and bolster the police.
As the deadline for offering health-care coverage nears, some businesses have found their initial fears were overblown.
Disputes with the Republican-run House and among GOP lawmakers themselves ensure that the battle will spill into the weekend, and quite possibly beyond.
Lobbying for Larry Summers as Fed chairman should have happened earlier and been more aggressive, according to friends who spoke to CNBC.
The Fed could start reducing its asset purchases this year based on economic forecasts but the decision could be pushed into next year, a top Fed official said on Friday.
The latest budget battle has veered even further off course than past efforts to drive the government off a fiscal cliff.
Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the debt ceiling fight and threat of a government shutdown.
A CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds nearly one in five Americans believe their health insurance costs have gone up because of Obamacare.
The Obama administration has delayed by a month online sign-ups for federal small-business health-care exchanges, an administration official said.
House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
As Congress debates taking Obamacare funding away, a watchdog said the IRS failed to account for some of the agency's spending to implement it.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon arrived at the Department of Justice headquarters Thursday to meet face to face with Attorney General Eric Holder.
A government shutdown is looking less likely Oct. 1. The fight is moving toward the debt ceiling, but the path to avert shutdown is not clear, NBC News reports.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.