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The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial data on American citizens and others who bank in the country, according to a Treasury Department document seen by Reuters.
Cybersecurity threats against the U.S. are growing, President Obama said, as concerns rise about hacking attacks originating in China.
President Obama is warning that it may be impossible to reach a deal with Republicans on trimming the budget deficit.
The Small Business Administration has proposed rule changes that could make the agency's loan programs more accessible and popular, the New York Times reports.
Three federal agencies, including the IRS, will scrutinize applications for the health-insurance exchanges, which run 15 pages for a three-person family.
Larry Kudlow sits down exclusively with House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to discuss the GOP's new budget proposal and more. This is the complete 19 minute interview. (18:56)
Democrats will unveil a budget blueprint that will slice the deficit by $1.85 trillion through spending cuts and tax increases.
Kevyn Orr, the attorney who managed Chrysler's 2009 bankruptcy, is reportedly Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's top pick to be Detroit's financial emergency manager.
A data breach apparently affecting the first lady of the United States, and singers Beyonce and Britney Spears—among others—resulted from an old-fashioned "pretexting" attack, rather than a sophisticated computer hack, a company told CNBC.
For all the talk you hear from Capitol Hill about running government more like a business, Congress has a retirement plan that would make any Fortune 500 executive blush.
Rep. Paul Ryan called his third budget an "invitation" to President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to begin bargaining toward a deal to balance the budget.
For many Americans, the improving economy has yet to take hold even as they hear about a stronger stock market and better jobs data.
We're tired of hearing about the sequester and its brutal budget cuts. But this is standard operating procedure in American politics, historians say.
SEC nominee Mary Jo White told lawmakers on Tuesday she does not believe her prior work defending big Wall Street clients will hinder her ability to lead the agency.
The budget-balancing plan from Congressman Paul Ryan is a "total uncompromising" blueprint, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, ranking member on the panel, told CNBC.
Although the spending plans will be miles apart ideologically, there are signs a compromise is possible, the New York Times reports.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
That's classified! Not anymore. US agencies like the FBI will begin sharing some classified information with companies to help prevent hack attacks.
A judge on Monday invalidated New York City's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries, one day before the law was to take effect.
The process in Washington to reach a federal budget compromise has not been based in reality, former OMB Director Jim Nussle told CNBC.
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