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A group of U.S. senators called on President Barack Obama on Thursday to impose sanctions on Russia's defense sector.
Obamacare has reached its revised goal of 6 million enrollments, just days before Monday's sign-up deadline, the president announced.
An internal review by Chris Christie's lawyers into the "Bridgegate" scandal cleared the New Jersey governor of wrongdoing and blamed key staffers.
Obamacare advocates are explicitly raising the threat of a pricey fine to get people to enroll in health plans ahead of Monday's deadline.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the investigation commissioned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie into the infamous lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.
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.
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