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The days of playing to "tax-and-spend" concerns may be over for the GOP. Here's what the party needs to do to start winning elections again.
Once touted as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Astrodome likely faces the wrecking ball after Texas voters rejected a plan to save it.
Tuesday's elections include races for governor and mayor. But two special initiatives to raise the minimum wage may be the most watched by businesses.
Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a tea party-backed Republican narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.
Chris Christie's ability to bring together deeply divided Republicans would be a key factor in a possible presidential run, the authors of "Double Down" told CNBC.
Voters face ballot measures ranging from whether to approve 7 casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astrodome.
The Kaiser Foundation reports the 2014 healthcare law could make up to 17 million American eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC he'd like to see more improvement in the economy before considering whether to start tapering.
The national party and its supporters in business are desperate for a candidate who can reverse its trends with women and minorities.
Lael Brainard, US Treasury official on international economic policy, is stepping down from her post at the end of the week. The FT reports.
Calls to tax the rich are suddenly reaching higher volume, whether it's Bill Gross' “Scrooge McDuck” blog or a ballot measure in Colorado to make high earners pay for schools, or New York's Bill de Blasio’s tax proposal.
Prosecutors allege Leonard Francis obtained military secrets by lining up hookers, Lady Gaga tickets, and other bribes for a U.S. commander.
The government shutdown may have ended a couple of weeks ago, but, like a bad hangover, the economic fears and financial uncertainty are lingering.
Inflation is low, so "What's the hurry" to taper the Fed's massive bond-buying program, the St. Louis Fed president said Monday.
Just 17 percent of people potentially eligible for Obamacare insurance have visited new government-run health marketplaces to shop for coverage.
As problems mount for the president, the signs of Hillary Clinton's early efforts to move away from Barack Obama are subtle but unmistakable.
Federal subsidies will pay the entire monthly cost of some plans being offered in the online marketplaces. The New York Times reports.
For a Brownstone Brooklyn populist, likely New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has some surprising supporters in the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
Americans and the media at large have turned against the president and Obamacare.
Democrat Bill de Blasio seems headed to be New York's next mayor. But Wall Street's worries about his election are unwarranted, some observers say.
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