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  • 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.

  • Post DOMA: Wedding Vendors Hear Bells...Ka-Ching! Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 9:33 AM ET
    Celebrations on San Francisco's Castro Street after the Supreme Court's ruling against DOMA.

    Proponents of same-sex marriage weren't the only ones who cheered the Supreme Court's ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act. Wedding industry professionals also rejoiced.

  • Are US Workers Being Passed Over for Foreigners? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:23 AM ET
    Members of United We Dream, an immigrant youth-led organization, wearing caps and gowns hold their fists in the air on the steps of the Senate to call for immigration reform.

    As the Senate voted on an immigration bill that would let Silicon Valley companies import engineers, the labor lobby said eligible U.S. workers were being passed over.

  • Chamber of Commerce Scores With High Court Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Business advocacy group on winning side in 14 out of 17 cases heard before the high court this term.

  • Obama Has Short List of Bernanke Successors Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 8:44 PM ET
    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.

    The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.

  • Senate Passes Immigration Bill     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    The Senate is done voting on the comprehensive immigration reform bill. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the bill passed 68-32 and is now headed to the House.

  • SEC Investigating Data Release From Reuters, ISM Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    The SEC is investigating the relationship between the news organization Thomson Reuters and the Institute for Supply Management, CNBC has learned.

  • Congress Likely to Miss Student Loan Deadline Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    Two groups of senators planned to release proposals to prevent student loan rates from doubling but it is unlikely that either will strike a deal to prevent the increase on July 1.

  • Markets Have It Wrong on Fed's QE Policy: Dudley Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 12:45 PM ET
    William C. Dudley

    The Federal Reserve's asset purchases would be more aggressive if U.S. economic growth and the labor market turn out weaker than expected, the influential head of the New York Fed said.

  • CIA Director Launches Campaign to Maintain Secrecy Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:01 PM ET
    John Brennan

    CIA Director John Brennan is launching a new campaign aimed at pressuring CIA officers to keep the intelligence agency's secrets secret. The Associated Press reports.

  • Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Financial Game Changer Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Hundreds of people gather outside the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC on June 26, 2013 in anticipation of the ruling on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

    The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage isn’t just an emotional victory for same-sex spouses. It’s a practical one that will usher in a sea change and prompt lawsuits.

  • Court Strikes Down DOMA, OKs Calif. Gay Marriage Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    The Supreme Court said legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. A separate ruling cleared the way for legal same-sex marriage in California.

  • Fed Has to Be Clearer on Rates: Fed's Kocherlakota Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Narayana Kocherlakota

    The spike in bond yields in reaction to the Fed's taper talk has been "outsized" versus the central bank's intentions, Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota tells CNBC.

  • Obamacare Challenge: Youngsters Shun Insurance Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.

  • Senators Push Bill to Scrap Two Mortgage Firms Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:06 PM ET

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities.

  • Obama on Global Warming: 'We Need to Act' Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses Climate Change at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013

    President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.

  • Top Court Strikes Down Part of Voting Rights Act Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    Field Director Charles White of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaks at a podium outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.

  • McCain: Russia's Denials on Snowden Like Cold War Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    U.S. Sen. John McCain rides the Senate subway prior to votes on Capitol Hill March 22, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Russia's assertion that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was never in that country is evocative of Cold War-type behavior, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.

  • Obama Aims to Sidestep Congress to Curb Emissions Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    A US coal-burning plant.

    President Barack Obama will direct his administration on Tuesday to begin addressing the issue of climate change with executive branch actions, sidestepping Congress.

  • Bitcoin Foundation Receives 'Cease and Desist' Request Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:38 AM ET

    The Bitcoin Foundation has been sent a "cease and desist" letter from California's financial regulator for allegedly engaging in money transmission without a license.

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