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Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to put a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Fed, a source close to the Kentucky Republican said.
Former NSA director Michael Hayden learned how eavesdropping feels when his phone conversation was live-tweeted, MSNBC reported.
During a media conference call about HealthCare.gov, officials avoided several key questions and said they wanted to concentrate on fixes.
President Obama's health care law has not created competition in rural areas, a key to lowering insurance prices for Americans outside cities.
The United States National Security Agency's wayward behavior is the first step to the country losing its credibility, a prominent EU lawmaker has told CNBC.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said reports of alleged US spying on the Allies shattered trust in the nation and undermined trade relationships.
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Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers thought it was "the right thing for the Federal Reserve" to withdraw from consideration for Fed chairman.
The main contractors responsible for the Healthcare.gov site say the administration shares responsibility for snags that crippled the system.
Puerto Rico, heavily indebted and looking to borrow more money to cover its bills, is taking steps to calm wary investors.
If the federal Obamacare insurance website is fixed in a month, "no one will remember this episode," a former director of health exchanges at HHS says.
For the first time, White House officials identified a key flaw crippling Obamacare enrollment on the HealthCare.gov website.
The White House said that it may announce revised guidance about the date by when Americans are required to purchase health insurance. NBC reports.
Germany has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin to answer questions over whether America may have tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
Tea party challenger Matt Bevin is using the default deal with Democrats to pump up his primary campaign against the majority leader.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing placing limits on how much a company can raise and how much people can donate with crowdfunding.
A recent court case has given the federal government a chance to sidestep Congress and end private equity's billion-dollar tax break. The NYT reports.
Asset bubbles alone don't cause financial crises like the one in 2008, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.
The start of the 2014 tax filing season will be postponed by a week or two next year, the IRS said, likely delaying some tax refunds, as well.
Home regulations need to be relaxed in Detroit as the city fights back from financial ruin, musician and Michigan-native Kid Rock told CNBC.
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