Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.» Read More
Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.
Companies will add more part-time jobs to avoid Obamacare's rule to provide health care benefits for full-time workers, say critics. In April, 278,000 part-time jobs were created.
In her first speech as SEC chief to the mutual fund industry, Mary Jo White did not provide details about the biggest regulatory threat to the fund companies.
President Obama chooses longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.
The Pentagon is preparing to ask Congress soon for more authority to shift funds to cope with automatic spending cuts, confronting lawmakers with another exception to the "sequester."
The Federal Reserve held fast to its ultra-accommodative monetary policy, solidified by what board members described as an economy weakened by fiscal policy.
With only five months to go before the start of enrollment for Obamacare, the President defended the Oct. 1 deadline and pointed to Washington state as a model for getting these systems up and running on time.
Tom Wheeler is a venture capitalist and former wireless and cable lobbyist; Melvin Watt is a 20-year House veteran and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Federal Reserve officials are weighing a stricter cap on bank leverage, a move that would respond to increasing demands to constrain the riskiness of large lenders. The Financial Times reports.
President Obama suggests he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in its civil war.
As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.
Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis is about to overhaul the way it tracks the growth of the American economy. The new accounting rules will give more weight to "intangible and intellectual" assets.
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.
Has the original intent of the dinner lost its focus? CNBC's John Harwood provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the annual event, with the "Squawk Box" news team.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
The White House says Congress' move to quickly end widespread airport delays is good news but falls short of broader action needed to address wider spending cuts.
The flaccid GDP report may stem from deficit-cutting moves, including a 2 percent payroll tax hike that kicked in Jan. 1 and ongoing budget cuts. NBC News reports.
President Barack Obama said he needed definitive proof the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in the country's civil war before he would take action.
The White House says Syria may have crossed President Obama's "red line" by using chemical weapons against rebels, but the administration is still trying to find a "smoking gun."
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