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Sen. Dan Coats found himself on a Russian sanctions list, and responded in the only way he knew how: cracking some jokes at Vladimir Putin's expense.
If the main goal of the Affordable Care Act is to insure Americans, why is the administration not asking applicants whether they were insured?
The QE program has lost its effectiveness, and there are signs of excessive risk-taking, the Dallas Fed's Richard Fisher said.
Coverage of the Fed chair's "gaffe" look fairly silly following the markets' subsequent gains, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Oregon's botched Obamacare insurance exchange lost its second director, according to The Oregonian.
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Russia says it has imposed entry bans on nine U.S. lawmakers and officials in retaliation to Washington's sanctions over Crimea.
Comments from Janet Yellen are likely to keep traders jittery as the Fed chair raised the possibility of an earlier-than-expected increase in interest rates.
While markets were watching the decision closely, many were also awaiting Janet Yellen's first news conference as Fed chair.
U.S. securities regulators contacted public funds with investments in Russia to make sure they are managing risks and disclosing their holdings.
President Obama will push diplomatic efforts to bring pressure on Russia to loosen its grip on Crimea.
The White House is doling out investment advice on Russia, but not all investors agree with its take.
Vice President Joe Biden warns Russia that the United States will respond to any aggression against NATO allies.
The ability to change interest rates is too much power for any one person, former Republican congressman Ron Paul told CNBC.
As the political season heats up, anything Yellen says at her first media session as Fed chair will quickly become fair game for partisan attacks.
Wall Street is mobilizing against a threat from an unusual source: a tax championed by a Republican lawmaker, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The U.S. government has failed in helping protect against cyberattacks by not creating the proper system for sharing critical information, pros said.
The March CNBC Fed Survey found sharp divisions over Fed policy in 2015, with a cloud of geopolitical concern hanging over the outlook.
Obama's executive order issued Monday names seven Russian government officials, after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
The federal government has unveiled several rule changes affecting Obamacare insurers and customers just weeks before a sign-up deadline.