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Democrat Jared Bernstein says Chris Christie's Social Security plan "does virtually nothing" to make the program solvent.
Lawmakers agree on the wording of a bill aimed at giving the White House "fast track" authority to negotiate a Pacific trade pact.
U.S. lawmakers have given Obama a key tool to write the rules for the future of the global economy—and edge out China—Rep. Paul Ryan said.
A company says it can help states protect Obamacare subsidies for residents by setting up an insurance exchange in just two months.
The Atlanta Fed president sounded a dovish tone, saying "heightened uncertainty" about growth made waiting to hike rates more feasible.
Bond prices fell as Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer told CNBC he saw a US economic rebound, reigniting fears of a looming rate hike.
Federal prosecutors are presenting evidence to a grand jury in a case involving New York State Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and his son. The NYT reports.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also touched on a sluggish first quarter and bond market uncertainty in a CNBC interview.
U.S. lawmakers are close to finalizing details of a bill to speed trade deals through Congress, a move that would seal a sweeping Pacific trade pact.
Former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson contends that a consumption tax can take 150 million people off the income tax roll.
Federal Reserve officials painted a mostly uninspiring picture in their latest economic assessment, calling growth overall “slight and steady.”
As he winds down his career, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sits down with CNBC's John Harwood to rip critics, talk of 2016 and his own plans.
Retiring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid talks about his boxing career, working with presidents, Citizens United and his plans for the future.
Sen. Harry Reid speaks candidly to CNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood about everyone from Rush Limbaugh and John Boehner to Bill and Hillary Clinton.
A mailman has been arrested after landing his gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
Democrat Hillary Clinton blasted executive pay and tax rates for hedge-fund managers, highlighting her promise to help struggling Americans.
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC stocks and other assets need to start to trade again on "real economics."
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC the growth model powering China's economy is running out of steam.
Potential presidential hopeful Chris Christie's proposal to reform entitlement programs makes a lot of sense, a public policy analyst said.
President Obama would be willing to sign the current version of the compromise on Iran's nuclear bill being discussed in the US Senate.