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President Barack Obama is expected to pick former Justice Department official James Comey as his next head of the FBI, a source close to the situation said on Wednesday.
New York police said two anonymous letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained traces of the deadly poison ricin.
In the third part of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he wants to change the current variable corporate tax rate so it's fair across the board and encourages companies to bring money back to the United States.
In part two of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he agrees with Apple's CEO Tim Cook about the need for corporate tax reform.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC on Wednesday that investigating Obama administration scandals won't keep Republicans from pursuing sound fiscal policy.
In a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on political wrangling on Capitol Hill over the budget deficit and his concern "about the entitlement explosion" and "the bankruptcy of these programs."
President Obama loses a game of "Touchdown Fever" with Gov. Chris Christie as they tour a rebuilt part of the Jersey shore seven months after Hurricane Sandy washed ashore.
Sequester cuts in medical research could end up widening the federal deficit, as slowing the pace of research might end up increasing health care costs.
Texas lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session.
Hoping to ignore your phone for a while, feeling safe in your investments and secure in the knowledge that the world's financial authorities aren't planning any surprises just yet?
Immigration reform takes a big step to becoming law, but some experts worry that the emphasis on security could create a demilitarized zone.
In a sign of Wall Street’s resurgent influence, bank lobbyists are aiding lawmakers in preparing legislation that softens regulations of the financial industry.
Lois Lerner, the IRS official whose unit is at the center of the alleged Tea Party targeting, has been placed on administrative leave and an acting director has been named.
The Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.
The House of Representatives approved a bill as expected on Wednesday declaring that a presidential permit was not needed to approve the Canada-to-Nebraska leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.
The IRS official at the center of a tax scandal about extra scrutiny of conservative groups asserted her constitutional right not to answer questions.
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.
As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.
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