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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also touched on a sluggish first quarter and bond market uncertainty in a CNBC interview.
U.S. lawmakers are close to finalizing details of a bill to speed trade deals through Congress, a move that would seal a sweeping Pacific trade pact.
Former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson contends that a consumption tax can take 150 million people off the income tax roll.
Federal Reserve officials painted a mostly uninspiring picture in their latest economic assessment, calling growth overall “slight and steady.”
As he winds down his career, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sits down with CNBC's John Harwood to rip critics, talk of 2016 and his own plans.
Retiring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid talks about his boxing career, working with presidents, Citizens United and his plans for the future.
Sen. Harry Reid speaks candidly to CNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood about everyone from Rush Limbaugh and John Boehner to Bill and Hillary Clinton.
A mailman has been arrested after landing his gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
Democrat Hillary Clinton blasted executive pay and tax rates for hedge-fund managers, highlighting her promise to help struggling Americans.
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC stocks and other assets need to start to trade again on "real economics."
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC the growth model powering China's economy is running out of steam.
Potential presidential hopeful Chris Christie's proposal to reform entitlement programs makes a lot of sense, a public policy analyst said.
President Obama would be willing to sign the current version of the compromise on Iran's nuclear bill being discussed in the US Senate.
McConnell said he was optimistic the Senate would pass legislation to fix Medicare doctor reimbursements before midnight.
The NBA is going to the island nation for a youth basketball camp, but political undertones may force the league to tread lightly.
Wednesday's tax deadline features some new Obamacare-related chores that need to be completed.
Sen. Marco Rubio announced his presidential bid to the public on Monday from Miami, marking the third official Republican campaign.
Hillary Clinton is fighting for everyday Americans, a PAC advisor said, telling a Wall Street strategist, "It's probably not you."
In the wake of a dispute that gridlocked key California ports, Scott was in Los Angeles courting companies hurt by the impasse.
A senior Fed official has warned that last autumn's "flash crash" in US Treasurys could happen again, the FT reports.