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The Federal Reserve vice chair said the nonbank financial sector is less vulnerable to the type of shocks seen during the financial crisis.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has signed into law a religious freedom act that the state's business community strongly opposes.
A bipartisan compromise to overhaul Medicare bucks the popular impression that Washington can't accomplish anything at all.
The Senate is up next after House Republicans pushed through a boldly conservative budget eliminating deficits over the next decade.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.
Now may be a good time to start normalizing U.S. monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymaker James Bullard said on Thursday.
Lower-income earners were much more likely to sign up for HealthCare.gov plans, higher earners were cooler to the Obamacare marketplace.
The energy industry decried the new federal fracking regulations as redundant and expensive, but the feds insist costs will be minimal.
All 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan through the end of 2015. The original plan was to cut the number by about half.
Ted Cruz could wind up splitting the anti-Bush vote and giving the former Florida governor clear opportunities, Politico's Ben White says.
A defined benefit pension once provided an ironclad promise of a secure income in retirement. Not anymore.
The Republican budget would cut some taxes that help working Americans, Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen tells CNBC.
Half of the households that received Obamacare subsidies will have to pay some of that money back, with an average repayment of nearly $800.
Hospitals have seen reductions in the costs of caring for the uninsured, but nowhere more so than in states that expanded Medicaid.
The Fed policymaker said zero percent rates were no longing appropriate and that a rate hike in the "summer" would still leave policy extremely accommodative.
Eaglevale's investors who back the Clintons illustrate how politics and finance can intersect. The New York Times reports.
Sen. Ted Cruz is making several statements at once by firing the opening salvo of the 2016 Republican presidential race.
"I'm running for President and I hope to earn your support!" tea party Sen. Ted Cruz announces on Twitter.
Senator Charles Schumer wants regulators to look into reports that some Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring is unsafe, NBC reports.
Presidential primaries are a delicate dance for candidates whose views are often not that different, Mitt Romney's former policy director says.