The economy is a major drag on Obama and the Democrats heading in the midterms, according to a new poll, Politico's Ben White says.» Read More
A a final budget fight will play out in the nearly empty Capitol as staffers parcel out more than $1 trillion.
As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance are picking the cheapest one.
The U.S. allows power companies to sell the carbon dioxide to oil companies. A side benefit is that the carbon gets permanently stuck underground.
US contracting companies should be barred from passing sensitive information to US security services, a spokesman for Merkel's conservatives said.
An analysis by The New York Times shows the cost of premiums for people who just miss qualifying for subsidies varies widely across the country.
Utah is issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, just hours after a federal judge struck down Utah's ban on gay marriages.
President Obama said more than half a million Americans enrolled in health insurance plans through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of December.
Surprise! Washington could be slightly less dysfunctional next year. Keep an eye on the debt ceiling, tax reform and mid-term elections. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
Days before a major Obamacare deadline, so-called "direct enrollment" is dramatically below what it might have been because of technical problems.
The Constitution is a straightforward document — and yet we seem to have thrown it out the window with the Affordable Care Act, says Rick Santelli.
Imagine all the songs that would have to be rewritten if tech investor Tim Draper gets his way and splits California into six pieces.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was hospitalized as a "precaution" after feeling ill, and doctors concluded "everything is normal" after testing.
The Federal Reserve's move to slow its stimulus will ripple through the economy. But exactly how it will affect you depends on who you are.
The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.
The Obama administration is offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap plans. NBC reports.
Senate approval of the budget deal could provide an opening for making progress next year on President Obama's stalled legislative agenda.
The former Texas representative told investors not to be fooled by the small taper: The Fed is still manipulating the price of money.
Ken Mehlman, the public affairs chief at KKR who was previously a top Republican operative, is now the top lobbyist for the PE industry.
"This is a really tiny, small deal, but it is a step in the right direction," said the former co-chair of President Obama's debt commission.
Ben Bernanke showed something he'd learned from leading the Fed for eight years: Tough news goes down best when mixed with a little sweetener.
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