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The Fed chief wants to see U.S. wages climb at a much brisker clip to boost spending and help workers recoup ground they lost in the last recession.
The Fed can reasonably wait to raise interest rates until mid-2015 without risking an undesirable rise in inflation, an influential Fed policymaker said.
New York Fed President William Dudley warned Puerto Rico about its growing debt load.
The Export Import Bank is in the headlines this week, partly due to a debate over the government's role in singling out companies for loans.
A federal judge ordered the government to revise its no-fly list, ruling it violates constitutional rights to travel freely.
The Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel has turned into a proxy war for feuding Republican factions.
Government cannot satisfy the demand for public goods and services alone. Its role should be akin to a venture capitalist, says Laura Tyson.
Kevin McCarthy seems eager to make his bones with the hard right by killing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
The U.S. economy is approaching the Fed's economic targets faster than expected and might push the central bank to accelerate plans to increase interest rates, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser said on Tuesday.
The U.S. faces economic costs from climate change adding up to billions of dollars over the next 25 years. And that's just for starters.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday to urge its leaders not to withdraw from the political process in Baghdad.
A government agency is claiming that the VA's own investigation of itself holds contradictions, CNBC has learned.
The result of the runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel is likely to color the rest of the 2014 electoral season.
The Supreme Court has placed limits on an Obama administration program in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions.
The controversy over leaked tapes of Polish government ministers’ conversations has deepened – with the scandal threatening to escalate further.
John Kerry landed in Baghdad on Monday to press the Prime Minister to form a more inclusive government in response to a Sunni insurgency.
The government is "abusively taxing" Americans living overseas and U.S. companies competing in a global economy, Grover Norquist tells CNBC.
A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East.