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Congress should hike the federal gas tax, solving a fiscal problem instead of "kicking the can down the road," Sen. Bob Corker said.
Welcome to 2015, where the race to succeed President Barack Obama is already well underway. Politico's Ben White looks at the field.
Here's the one number Congress and the president need to keep in mind in 2015, says former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
San Francisco Fed President John Williams said that "turbulence" is likely if the Federal Reserve tightens while others increase stimulus.
"I think it is time for a statutory definition of insider trading," Eliot Spitzer says. "Establish a bright line and live by it."
The incoming chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee says raising fuel taxes is among the options under consideration.
North Korea on Sunday slammed fresh U.S. sanctions against it, calling them hostile and repressive policies by Washington.
Minimum wages rose in 20 states recently, igniting the decades-old debate of how higher wages affect businesses and consumers.
The Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment is losing Andrew Marshall, the only leader it ever had, and needs a replacement.
The U.S. government tightened sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the devastating cyberattacks against Sony.
Mario Cuomo, a three-term governor of New York, has died at age 82, mere hours after his son, Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for a second term in the same role.
A campaign waged by casino owners has stalled efforts to allow more widespread wagering on laptops and smartphones across the U.S. The Financial Times reports.
"One great positive is greater buying power," says Center for American Progress fellow Christian Weller.
New York Representative Michael Grimm resigned after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion, NBC News Reports.
Florida so far has rejected expanding Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, but several factors could change that soon.
North Korea's Internet connectivity was interrupted yet again, experts at DYN Research reported, adding to tensions between the nation and the U.S.
The National Security Agency dropped hundreds of pages worth of surveillance reports just before Christmas Eve.
Some 13 Port Authority cops could end up earning around $300,000 or more each this year, the Bergen Record reported.
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.
An angry crowd clashed with police in Missouri after an officer fatally shot a black teen during an armed confrontation.