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The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.
Cleveland Fed President Sandra Pianalto says she expects progress will be slow in achieving economic goals.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met on Thursday, an event that was expected to focus on the fight against poverty and skirt moral controversies over abortion and gay rights.
Russians have begun an Internet campaign of tongue-in-cheek "sanctions" against U.S. President Barack Obama.
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled scholarship athletes can unionize.
Obama tells the EU to take politically difficult steps to develop their own resources tor reduce reliance on Russia.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds sharply differing views among the political parties about the reasons for wealth and poverty.
The CNBC All-America Survey finds that 56 percent of Americans would view it as acceptable if a business sold marijuana in their city.
Former private equity exec Bruce Rauner is trying to win the blue-state governorship of Illinois by avoiding Romney's mistakes in 2012.
More than 80 percent view the economy as just fair or poor, almost unchanged from the fourth-quarter, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
Three members of the U.S. Secret Service detail that protects President Obama were sent home for disciplinary reasons.
The U.S. unemployment rate will fall below 6 percent by the end of this year, a Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday.
Democrats face a tough trend in which the party controlling the White House generally loses seats in the sixth year, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Target missed opportunities to thwart the hackers responsible for the unprecedented holiday shopping season data breach, a Senate report said Tuesday.
New York and Kentucky seem to be doing more than their fair share of the work in signing up the uninsured in Obamacare.
The Supreme Court will consider whether businesses can object to a law that requires employers to provide insurance that covers birth control.
The Obama administration is preparing to unveil a proposal for an overhaul of the NSA's once-secret bulk phone records program. The NYT reports.
The Fed "tried to say very explicitly" that "the expectations have not changed," Philly Fed President Charles Plosser tells CNBC.
"Customers should be allowed to buy products that fit their need," the Florida Republican says.
U.S. President Barack Obama sought support from European allies and China on Monday to isolate Russia over its seizure of Crimea.
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