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Foreign ministers meeting in Geneva agreed "initial concrete steps" to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, they said in a joint statement.
The CBO estimates that boosting the minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would force businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries in 2017.
A hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser has pleaded guilty in New York to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.
University of Virginia professor Larry Sabato offers his view of the key primary fights over the next several months in Politico Magazine.
The effects of Obamacare will be difficult to measure as the Census Bureau is changing its annual survey. NYT reports.
A newly formed super PAC will try to attract votes this election cycle from underrepresented Americans living abroad.
The HHS secretary nominee, the thinking goes, is a manager capable of keeping the Obamacare trains running on time, POLITICO's Ben White says.
The US is going through old records and can now seize tax refunds of the children of people it overpaid on Social Security.
Her resignation comes just days after the initial enrollment period for Obamacare ended.
Here's what the potential presidential candidate's relationship with the aerospace giant may mean for her prospects in 2016.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
Even before the Michael Lewis's controversial book, the high speed trading industry was steadily boosting its Capitol Hill connections.
The March meeting was significant not for what the Fed did regarding QE, but for what it said about how it will raise interest rates in future.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC that the U.S. is leading the global economic recovery, despite still having "a lot of work to do."
The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
Detroit has reached a settlement with bond insurers over treatment of the city's bankruptcy debt, emergency manager Kevyn Orr told CNBC.
Sen. Marco Rubio, who still owed $100,000 in student loans when he was sworn into office, plans a bill to help others deal with the issue.
Super PACs for and against a Hillary 2016 campaign are already hard at work, even though she has not formally decided to run yet.
President Barack Obama signed two executive orders Tuesday intended to narrow gender pay gap in federal contracting workforce.
Obamacare's controversial fine on people who fail to have health insurance this year may have not been a big motivator for millions of people to sign up.
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