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President Obama has named Jeffrey Zients as an economic advisor in a shakeup as the White House struggles to gain traction for its economic agenda.
An upcoming GAO report says Social Security may have overpaid billions in benefits to people who had too much income from work to qualify.
In meetings with Democratic and GOP leaders, Boehner sought a resumption of negotiations that could keep the government running. The NYTimes reports.
President Obama is still said to favor Larry Summers as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve but the pick may still be a couple weeks away.
The United States and Russia began high-stakes talks on Thursday on Moscow's plan for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons.
The SEC ended its meeting with exchanges by giving them items to "fill in and complete" and return to them in the next 60 days.
Vladimir Putin's editorial admonishing the U.S. to abide by the U.N.'s authority embarrasses President Obama, Donald Trump said Thursday.
U.S. military intervention in Syria would result in "more innocent victims" and an escalation of tensions.
The House of Representatives canceled an end-of-month recess that was to begin on Sept. 23 so that it can keep working on a short-term spending bill.
The SEC will be holding a meeting with all the stock exchanges Thursday to discuss the Aug. 22 NASDAQ trading shutdown.
Conservatives forced House GOP leaders to delay a vote on a temporary spending bill required to prevent a government shutdown next month.
Andrew Card, former President George W. Bush’s chief of staff, says President Obama should seek two objectives: respect from the world and fear from America’s enemies.
A Bloomberg report stated that the Orange County toll-road agency is nearing a $2.4 billion municipal default.
President Barack Obama said he would put off a military strike and work with U.S. allies to force Syria to hand over chemical weapons.
GOP Sen. Bob Corker also says he has "zero trust of Russia" but hopes its diplomatic overtures in Syria will succeed.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani argued there's simply no good solution to the Syrian crisis.
Sheldon Adelson spent at least $50 million in a failed attempt to defeat Barack Obama in the last election. Now he supports Obama on Syria.
Syria said it will acknowledge that it possesses chemical weapons and sign onto the convention banning them, according to a new report.
Five years ago, the government abandoned Lehman Brothers to its fate. Was that a mistake, or did it help bring the financial crisis under control?
President Obama on Tuesday night will address a nation solidly opposed to using military force against Syria, according to a new poll.
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