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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1- Fresh from another Supreme Court validation of his landmark healthcare law, President Barack Obama visited healthcare hub Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday to push state governments to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor. Without expansion, 6.9 million low-income Americans will not get Medicaid assistance, said the...

  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hike pay for their CEOs Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:49 PM ET
    Timothy J. Mayopoulos, president and chief executive officer of Fannie Mae (L), and Donald 'Don' Layton, chief executive officer of Freddie Mac (R).

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac disclosed huge pay raises for their CEOs, despite opposition from the Obama administration.

  • Obama: US, Cuba re-open embassies, restore relations Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:48 PM ET
    The head of US Interest Section, Jeffrey DeLaurentis (L), talks with Cuban Foreign Vice-Minister Marcelino Medina, after giving him a letter from US President Barack Obama to Cuban President Raul Castro, during a meeting at Foreign Ministry in Havana on July 1, 2015.

    In announcing the move to open embassies after more than 50 years, President Obama also called on Congress to lift a long-standing trade embargo.

  • HAVANA/ WASHINGTON, July 1- The United States and Cuba on Wednesday formally agreed to restore diplomatic ties that had been severed for 54 years, fulfilling a pledge made six months ago by the former Cold War enemies. "Cuba is encouraged by the reciprocal intention to develop respectful and cooperative relations between our two peoples and governments," Raul...

  • Trade Representative Michael Froman said he hopes to wrap up a trade deal with 11 other Pacific Rim nations soon and send it to the U.S. Congress for approval before the end of the year. Lawmakers last week granted the White House authority to close the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals and speed them through Congress, opening the door to a phase of...

  • Will Obama head to Cuba? Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Will Obama head to Cuba?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the latest statements made by President Obama regarding diplomatic relations with Cuba.

  • Obama: Reestablishing diplomatic relations with Cuba Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Obama: Reestablishing diplomatic relations with Cuba

    President Obama makes a statement regarding U.S. and Cuba.

  • Obama: Engagement is best way forward in Cuba Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Obama: Engagement is best way forward in Cuba

    President Obama makes statements regarding U.S. and Cuba.

  • Obama's overtime boost may not help your paycheck Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Think Obama's new overtime policy will help your paycheck? You may be wrong, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • 10 questions for Nancy Pelosi Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center.

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss social issues, Hillary Clinton's campaign and the uphill fight to win back the House.

  • Pelosi: Obama not too soft on Wall Street Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Pelosi: Obama not too soft on Wall Street

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she disagrees with Democrats who suggest the Obama administration has been too soft on Wall Street.

  • Obama: 'Feeling pretty good' about health care Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 3:19 AM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better. The state's Republican governor, Bill Haslam, tried to expand Medicaid under the health care law to cover more than 200,000 state...

  • *Greece misses 1.6 billion euro IMF loan repayment. *Eurogroup head urges Greece to change stance with creditors. *Fitch ratings agency cuts Greece to CC.

  • *Greece misses 1.6 billion euro IMF loan repayment. *Eurogroup head urges Greece to change stance with creditors. *Fitch ratings agency cuts Greece to CC.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Cuba in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday at 11 a.m., the White House said.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- U.S. exporters large and small scrambled on Tuesday to urge foreign customers not to abandon deals supported by the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which will be forced to halt new business at midnight as its charter expires. Companies affected range from giants including aircraft maker Boeing Co and General Electric Co to small exporters of...

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The Obama administration on Wednesday will announce it has reached an agreement with Cuba to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations severed more than five decades ago, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. President Barack Obama, in Washington, and Secretary of State John Kerry, in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks, will both address the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The Obama administration on Wednesday will announce it has reached an agreement with Cuba to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations severed more than five decades ago, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. The official said President Barack Obama, in Washington, and Secretary of State John Kerry, in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks,...

  • JUNEAU, Alaska— Royal Dutch Shell has secured another federal authorization as it pursues plans to drill exploration wells in the Arctic waters off the Alaska coast. "The closer the Shell rigs encroach upon the Chukchi Sea, the further away the Obama administration retreats from its promise to leave a strong climate legacy," Friends of the Earth's Marissa Knodel...

  • WASHINGTON— One day after President Barack Obama signed hard-fought trade legislation, his administration took issue with language meant to discourage boycotts of Israel. A bipartisan amendment— which drew comparatively little attention in Congress' long, multi-faceted trade debate— instructs U.S. negotiators to resist other countries' actions that...