Pennsylvania's Medicaid expansion plan could be changed a bit if Democrat Tom Wolf beats Gov. Tom Corbett this fall.» Read More
The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.
As the economy shrugged off the effects of the government shutdown, economists said President Obama faced an uphill battle to burnish his legacy. The NYT reports.
Janet Yellen will take over the reins of the U.S. central bank on Saturday and formally be sworn in next week, the Fed said on Thursday.
During his four decades in Congress, Waxman pushed for legislation on clean air, Obamacare and expansion of Medicaid.
An Obamacare initiative to motivate hospitals and doctors to work together on Medicare patient care led to $380 million in savings.
Prostitutes are using Twitter to grow their business and that's got Congress eager to learn more, according to a report by TheStreet.com.
Total lobbying spending dropped to the lowest level since 2007, falling 3 percent to $3.21 billion, says a new study.
A new measure of Obamacare enrollment shows the federal government is far behind the state-run exchanges in getting people signed up.
Premiums for health plans sold on Obamacare exchanges are about the same or cheaper than premiums for employer-offered plans, a study finds.
The House of Representatives passed an controversial farm bill Wednesday that cuts spending by about $23 billion.
The Federal Reserve's first decision of 2014 and the last of the Ben Bernanke era is a crucial one for markets worldwide.
Rep. Paul Ryan tells CNBC that President Barack Obama's State of the Union address didn't contain any new ideas.
A higher minimum wage, immigration reform and public-private partnerships to boost job growth. President Obama's Tuesday's State of the Union address to Congress was little changed from last year's speech.
Executive orders are as old as the Constitution itself and usually steeped in controversy. Here's how they work.
The mediators in the Detroit bankruptcy say they now have $370 million in private money for the city. But will the funds close the pension gap?
A new NBC-News/Wall Street Journal poll shows a 51 percent majority of the public disapprove Obama's job performance.
Obama may steer away from what's really important to Americans in his State of the Union speech, says political strategist Sara Fagen. Here's why.
President Barack Obama will make his fifth State of Union speech on Tuesday evening. The Financial Times has picked five areas to watch.
CNBC's Fed Survey predicts the Fed will taper its asset buying with a $10 billion reduction at each of its meetings this year.
The gov't and major US tech companies struck a deal that would allow the companies to tell the public about spying-related court orders the receive.
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