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The analytics firms that were spawned by the Obama campaign are confronted with creating their own data-driven reputations.
The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.
Ending the U.S. oil export ban could be a boon for growth, two research reports argued Thursday.
The acclaimed book on wealth inequality, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" by French economist Thomas Piketty, is "fundamentally flawed," said AEI's Kevin Hassett.
President Barack Obama is promising U.S. forces in Afghanistan that America's longest war will come to a close at the end of the year.
The Supreme Court said Michigan can't block the opening of an American Indian casino after the state said the tribe opened it illegally in 2010.
Controversy continues to swirl around the VA's oversight of hospitals dedicated to caring for America's veterans.
The arguments over whether Tim Geithner made the right move with the bailouts will only heat up as the midterm elections approach, Politico's Ben White says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about Ukraine, natural gas, U.S. sanctions and President Obama.
The $2.5 billion federal aid package will bring the recovery funds dispersed to New York City and the state governments to $13 billion.
Stranger things have happened. Ben Bernanke is known for his love of baseball, and he needs a new gig now that he's no longer chairman of the Fed.
Stanley Fischer has been confirmed to join the board of governors, meaning he'll have a vote—and an important say—in monetary policy.
While its neighbors and the rest of the nation have slowly but steadily recovered from the Great Recession, New Jersey has flatlined.
The North Carolina Senate voted to make disclosing chemicals used in fracking a misdemeanor as environmentalists call for more disclosure.
Climate change could cut into the growth in food production even as the world's population increases, according to a new bipartisan report.
Congress is on the cusp of passing its first infrastructure bill of the year.
Corporations should not be able to dodge taxes by moving oversees, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., told CNBC's "Closing Bell" Wednesday.
Millions would no longer get mail delivered to their door, but would go to communal or curbside boxes instead, under a proposed law.
Markets have been jittery since Yellen and others made remarks that investors interpreted as indicating rates would go higher sooner.
Employees of the Veterans Administration should be held accountable if anyone falsified records on patient treatment, President Barack Obama said.