Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.» Read More
Vice President Joe Biden warns Russia that the United States will respond to any aggression against NATO allies.
The ability to change interest rates is too much power for any one person, former Republican congressman Ron Paul told CNBC.
As the political season heats up, anything Yellen says at her first media session as Fed chair will quickly become fair game for partisan attacks.
Wall Street is mobilizing against a threat from an unusual source: a tax championed by a Republican lawmaker, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The U.S. government has failed in helping protect against cyberattacks by not creating the proper system for sharing critical information, pros said.
The March CNBC Fed Survey found sharp divisions over Fed policy in 2015, with a cloud of geopolitical concern hanging over the outlook.
Obama's executive order issued Monday names seven Russian government officials, after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
The federal government has unveiled several rule changes affecting Obamacare insurers and customers just weeks before a sign-up deadline.
More than 5 million people have selected an Obamacare plan on a government-run exchange, with just two weeks to go before a March 31 deadline.
Attorneys general is 28 states urged Wal-mart and four other retailers to stop selling tobacco products. They said they should not be sold in health stores.
President Barack Obama's national security team discussed the Ukraine crisis in a session at the White House on Saturday.
The challenge for the GOP is to drill home the old Ronald Reagan point that Republicans can increase take-home pay, or after-tax income.
The chances that Congress would pass significant housing reform this midterm election year are fairly slim, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Few who have followed the Caribbean island's financial troubles doubt that a massive restructuring is in its future.
The fine print behind the bill to restore longterm jobless benefits would allow companies to lower contributions to private pension funds.
The Wikipedia founder and Facebook boss slammed the U.S. government over its electronic surveillance methods.
There's a good chance the NSA has posed as popular sites to steal information, security experts said.
More than 2 million people lost jobless benefits in late December when the existing emergency unemployment insurance expired.
House Republicans are asking insurers for data on how many Obamacare enrollees have paid, and how many were previously uninsured.
There will be no delay in penalty for missing the health care enrollment deadline, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said.
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