WASHINGTON— The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation. The department says Mudede oversaw critical elements of Zimbabwe's flawed July 2013 presidential and parliamentary elections.» Read More
*Results unchanged from last IPSOS poll, suggest runoff. SANTIAGO, Nov 7- Front-runner Michelle Bachelet is holding onto her substantial lead ahead of Chile's presidential election on Nov. 17, an IPSOS survey showed on Thursday, but the pollster again suggested she won't garner enough support to avoid a December runoff.
RANCAGUA, Chile, Oct 27- Michelle Bachelet is a safe bet to return to power in Chile's presidential election, but she is now promoting a more ambitious program of leftist reforms and will need every ounce of her political skill to push them through.
The re-election of Italy's president has raised the prospect of an end to the stalemate that followed the general election, with a move to form a government foreseen within days.
Boehner lashed out at President Barack Obama, saying talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff" are "almost nowhere."
After days of optimism that a deal could be reached, the gloves came off Thursday with both sides accusing each other of not making any substantive offers.
President Obama and Mitt Romney talked about leadership and pledged to stay in touch as they dined together Thursday for lunch at the White House.
"Chaos" may ensue if politicians cannot reach a deal on averting the “fiscal cliff” at the end of the year, Democratic economist Alice Rivlin told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street”.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker told CNBC his namesake rule has already changed how Wall Street does business.
Both spending cuts and added revenues should be part of a final agreement to the “fiscal cliff” battle raging in Washington, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said Wednesday.
President Obama said Wednesday he hoped to reach a deal on the "fiscal cliff" before Christmas.
Sen. Harry Reid said Tuesday that "fiscal cliff" talks have made little progress, sending stocks down, while Senate Republican Mitch McConnell ripped into President Obama for taking his argument on the road.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has an opportunity to show some independence from Wall Street in his role as the Obama administration’s lead negotiator in the “fiscal cliff” discussions, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
President Barack Obama backer explains that the solution to the "fiscal cliff" should not rely solely on pressing the wealthy.
Emboldened by gains in Congress, Democrats appear less willing to compromise in “fiscal cliff" talks on cuts to entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security, The New York Times reports.
One tax proposal could result in a "bubble," in which a taxpayer in a certain income range is taxed at a higher rate than one earning more, The New York Times reports.
The impasse in Congress over the “fiscal cliff” could be the Grinch that steals Christmas if it isn’t resolved soon.
The dreaded fiscal adjustment Washington lawmakers are scrambling to prevent is less of a “cliff” than a pristine garden that is being stomped on by “unwanted visitors,” an economist said Monday.
Republican and Democratic political posturing aside, a deal on the country’s short-term fiscal problems is “absolutely” likely, said Greg Brown, CEO of Motorola Solutions.
Warren Buffett says he supports President Obama's efforts to eliminate the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy, but in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, he disagrees on where to draw the line.
With Congress returning from Thanksgiving, here’s the good news for those looking to avoid the “fiscal cliff”: Members of both parties do agree on one LARGE point — taxes for the wealthy should go up.