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  • Congress Is Back, With a Full Bickering Agenda Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:58 PM ET

    Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.

  • Five years after resigning in disgrace, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law, discuss the return of the "Sheriff of Wall Street" could have on the markets.

  • US Needs Privacy Bill of Rights: Congressman Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:27 PM ET

    New technologies make an online privacy bill of rights necessary, Rep. Joe Barton tells CNBC.

  • No More Health Exchange Delays: Obama's Tech Guy Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    The government will be ready to open new online insurance exchanges, a provision of the president's health-care law, by Oct. 1, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park told CNBC.

  • US Relaxes Obamacare Income and Insurance Rules Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    The Obama administration will roll back requirements for state insurance marketplaces to verify the income and health coverage status of people who apply for coverage.

  • $400,000 for 3 Speeches: Geithner Makes Big Bucks Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 2:07 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Tim Geithner, the former US Treasury secretary, has been elevated to the highest rank of public speakers after receiving about $400,000 for three speaking engagements.

  • Snowden Must Respond to Asylum Offer by Monday Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    After many rejections, three countries have offered to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. One has now given him an ultimatum that he must respond by Monday.

  • US Mulls Suspending Aid to Egypt Amid Turmoil Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    John McCain, R-Sen. AZ

    US lawmakers pondered suspending aid to Egypt following the military coup there this week, though getting a consensus won't be easy.

  • States control your health-care fate, not Obama Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Chief pharmacist Ali A. Yasin (L) injects Juan Castro (R) with influenza vaccine as assistant Agripinno Camiolo looks on at New York City Pharmacy in Manhattan.

    Tens of millions of individuals and small businesses planning to buy health insurance under the new exchanges will find U.S. states controlling their fate, not President Obama.

  • Jobless About to Take a Big Hit From the Sequester Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The 11.7 million Americans still unemployed are finding their wallets getting even lighter as the sequester federal spending cuts kick in.

  • Spain Told That Snowden Was on Bolivian Plane Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Spain's Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo

    Spain says it and other European countries were told that Edward Snowden was aboard the Bolivian presidential plane that was diverted to Austria this week causing a diplomatic row.

  • White House Hails Jobs Report, GOP Finds Flaws Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Candidates fill out applications at a job fair in New York

    A slightly better-than-expected June jobs report offers a modest political boon to President Obama. NBC News reports.

  • US Funds Helped Topple Egypt's President Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    Secretary of State John Kerry met with General Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Egyptian defense minister and commander of the armed forces, in Cairo on March 3.

    The biggest hurdle now is that U.S. law bans military or financial assistance "to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree."

  • Scrutiny From IRS Went Beyond the Political Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.

    The problem with the IRS was less about ideology than about the indiscriminate application of instructions to “be on the lookout” for selected terms. The NYT reports.

  • Russia Gets Impatient Over Snowden's Airport Stay Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 10:21 PM ET

    Snowden should find another country to seek refuge in, says Russian official, signalling Moscow's growing impatience over the former NSA contractor's stay at a Moscow airport.

  • Obama, Merkel Agree to Talks on US Spying Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    President Barack Obama sought to allay concerns from German Chancellor Angela Merkel about reported U.S. spying on European allies and agreed to a meeting.

  • Political Fallout From the Obamacare Delay Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    By delaying a key mandate of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration may have given critics new ammunition. But there could also be a political upside.

  • Dean Wants Shift From Employer-Funded Health Care Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Howard Dean

    Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean predicts a shift away from employer-funded health care.

  • Crucial Rule Is Delayed for Obama's Health-Care Law Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    The administration announced a delay in the mandate that larger employers cover workers, postponing the date beyond next year’s elections. The NYT reports.

  • Senator Gives an 'F' to Student Loan Rate Jump Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., called a student loan rate increase "absurd" and proposed a rate freeze.

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