Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, the New York Times reports.» Read More
Four Democratic senators proposed a law that would require cellular devices to have the ability to be permanently deactivated if stolen. Re/code reports.
Nuclear power is gaining currency in the global energy mix and can help fight global warming, says former N.J. Gov. Christie Whitman.
With the debt ceiling settled, Congress won't be in a position to damage the economy for a while now, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told CNBC.
Nearly 3.3 million enrolled in Obamacare insurance plans as of Feb. 1, said officials, who also noted an enrollment jump among young adults.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors.
The executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers is being meet with joy and more debate.
The government has released the final version of standards to help companies in nationally critical industries better defend against cyberattacks.
George Pataki, the former governor of New York, has joined the fight against online gambling, claiming it could be used for money laundering.
More than 1,500 hourly wage workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga are voting on whether to join the United Auto Workers.
Obama will sign an executive order on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour starting next year.
Calling too-big-to-fail banks "the most critical issue facing our financial system," a top Federal Reserve official urged new laws to address the problem.
The U.S. Treasury has received nearly $1 million in donations so far this year.
The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defended the central bank's policy course, saying the central bank was trying to be as consistent as possible considering the difficulty of the task at hand.
At a news conference with French President Francois Hollande, Obama also acknowledged that Syrian peace talks are far from reaching their goal.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised a steady and consistent course forward, with less money printing but continued low rates.
The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee questioned on CNBC the usefulness of the Federal Reserve's forward guidance tool.
The Fed's Charles Plosser says it's always easier to lower interest rates to spur economic activity than to raise them to stop inflation.
In her first appearance before Congress, the Fed chair probably won't say she's backing off on tapering, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Companies employing 50-100 full-time workers will be exempt from Obamacare's mandate to offer employees affordable health insurance until 2016.