The government issued a new rule and suggested another one Friday to address objections to the Obamacare contraception mandate.» Read More
Three years after it was signed into law—and with only about 20 percent of its rules in place—critics and even supporters of Dodd-Frank say it's flawed and convoluted.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
The IRS' woes grow with report of that the agency spent $50 million for conferences, including for hotel rooms that normally cost up to $3,500 per night, from 2010 to 2012.
Lawmakers are facing a critical juncture on immigration legislation and two Obama administration controversies. The New York Times reports.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans who currently lack health insurance don't know yet if they will purchase that coverage by the Jan. 1 deadline set by the new Affordable Care Act, a new survey revealed Monday.
The government reports that Medicare's hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026 and that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund in 2033.
TSA has finished removing all X-ray technology at airports that produced "Gumby"-like snapshots of passengers. The "virtual nudes" angered many travelers and privacy advocates.
The latest ricin-laced letter addressed to President Obama highlights the state-of-the-art Secret Service facility used for screening a million pieces of mail a year.
The "check the box" loophole shows how Washington saved money for American corporations and deprived the government of billions in tax revenue.
Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for homeowners to find out what dangerous chemicals are hidden nearby, like the plant that exploded in West, Texas.
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.
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