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A U.S. appeals court agreed to reconsider a July 22 ruling that poses a major setback to the Obamacare health insurance overhaul.
Fast-food workers plan to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities, with employees in many locations planning nonviolent civil disobedience.
The growing economy could cost the GOP prized Senate seats in the midterm elections, says Republican strategist Sara Fagen.
President Obama has committed the United States to three major projections: a "pivot" to Asia, a muscular presence in Europe and a new battle against Islamic extremists.
Michael R. Bloomberg will reassume the leadership of his business empire only eight months after ending his final term as mayor of New York.
A source said it could be a week before the deal between Tesla and Nevada for the battery "gigafactory" is finalized.
An improved economy, aging population and Obamacare will lead to health spending ending a five-year rut and rising in coming years at a higher rate.
Think a GOP win in the midterms will mean less regulation and taxes? Not so fast, says former Rep. Barney Frank.
The race between North Carolina's Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis heats up with what will be a closely watched debate.
President Barack Obama vowed to "degrade and destroy" the Islamist militant group behind the beheading of a second American journalist.
Pennsylvania's Medicaid expansion plan could be changed a bit if Democrat Tom Wolf beats Gov. Tom Corbett this fall.
Jeff Bezos' hiring of Fred Ryan as Washington Post publisher ends more than eight decades of Graham family leadership.
President Obama is finding some measure of solace on the domestic front while a number of crises rage abroad.
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will join investment bank Moelis & Co as vice chairman and managing director, the company said.
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said he believes corporate inversions are “unfair and shortsighted.”
There is some serious business for legislators to address and very little time to do it. Can it get done? Politico's Ben White asks.
President Barack Obama said there will not be military action in Ukraine, and that there is no current plan to deal with ISIS.
A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials.
Some members of Congress are paying debts on everything from family farms to legal fees. Here's a list of those with the least financial assets.
Stock holdings, family businesses and real estate have left these lawmakers flush with cash.