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Sen. Mitch McConnell explains to CNBC's John Harwood why the Trans-Pacific trade pact is as important for the next president as it is for this one.
Shareholders should be given the power to decide CEO pay to scale back outsized executive compensation, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.
President Obama has addressed U.S. struggles with class and race in personal terms and renewed his call to close tax loopholes.
The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote.
The Fed hiking interest rates "a bit earlier" allows the U.S. central bank to increase rates more gradually, a top official said.
Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Russia, only his second since taking office, may be one of the most important journeys of his career.
A Federal Reserve official said Tuesday he does not know when rates will rise, but applauded a consensus that it will happen later in 2015.
Both the US and Saudi Arabia insisted on Monday that King Salman's absense from a regional meeting was not a snub
New York's financial services regulator will propose new cybersecurity rules to protect the financial sector.
The Obama administration gave conditional approval to allow Shell Gulf of Mexico to start drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean, NYT reports.
Recent jobs data show "good momentum" for the rest of the year, San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams told CNBC.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership does not include a provision that would prevent currency manipulation, Democratic economist Jared Bernstein tells CNBC.
Concern about increasing income inequality in the U.S. is well-founded, but Democrats have it wrong when it comes to solutions, says Harvard's Greg Mankiw.
Top U.S. bank execs are working to push back against "banks are bad" election rhetoric, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Saudi Arabia says King Salman will not attend meetings at the White House or a summit gathering at Camp David this week.
As Marco Rubio has ascended in the ranks of Republican politics, Norman Braman has emerged as a remarkable and unique patron.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul sparked applause from a tech-heavy audience when he criticized the NSA's data collection.
The president, battling for passage of one of the final initiatives of his presidency, said liberals opposed to the accord were “just wrong.”
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have made billions, and talk about their objective to give it away through philanthropy.
A softening economy is among the things most likely to derail a Hillary Clinton bid for the White House in 2016, Politico's Ben White says.