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In a closely watched case, Nebraska's top court tossed a suit challenging a route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Job kept the pace in December, with the U.S. economy creating 252,000 jobs to close out the year, while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent.
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is considering a run for Senate in California, according to press reports.
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans tells CNBC he'd be patient on raising interest rates.
Horrifying events in the world—like this week's attacks in Paris—instantly changed the political dynamics in Washington.
Washington has undermined confidence in the private sector for far too long, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells.
Obama wants to make two years of community college free and universally available, saying he would propose this at the State of the Union speech.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC that investments need to be made to get the U.S. economy stronger.
More than 8 million people would stop buying health insurance if the Supreme Court rules that HealthCare.gov subsidies are illegal, two studies warn.
The drop in oil prices is putting money in consumers' pockets and is "a good thing, basically" for the economy, the Minneapolis Fed president said.
The Obama administration plans on releasing online tools and other resources to help people deal with the tax implications of Obamacare.
James Clapper revealed new details of a dinner he had with a top North Korean intelligence official during a secret trip.
Bruce Oreck, the body-building, bombastic ambassador to Finland, wanted you to have a pumped-up holiday season, NBC reports.
A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline clears a key Senate committee, setting up a fight pitting newly empowered Republicans against President Obama.
President Obama's executive action on immigration may make it tougher for American farmers to fill labor needs.
House Speaker John Boehner said he has never voted for an increase in the gas tax and doubted there were enough votes in Congress to pass a hike.
The U.S. economy is likely to generate continued job growth, but the outlook for inflation is "more worrisome," a top Federal Reserve official said.
A new study shows that even as job-based health insurance prices slow, workers are paying a bigger share of the costs.
Starwood Capital chief Barry Sternlicht also tells CNBC the Fed can't raise rates much because of what's going on with oil prices and the dollar.
Inflation wouldn't have to move off its current subdued levels for the Fed to start hiking rates, according to minutes released Wednesday.