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A spokesman for Hillary Rodham Clinton says the New York senator is still in discussion over whether to accept the secretary of state's job, though the talks are "very much on track."
Hillary Rodham Clinton has decided to give up her Senate seat and accept the position of secretary of state, the New York Times reports.
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama is on track to nominate Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state after Thanksgiving, CNBC's John Harwood confirmed Thursday.
Who will be the next Treasury Secretary? The debate and speculation continues.
There is a void in government leadership in the United States. As we know, Congress doesn't fill it very well and outgoing Bush administration is hamstrung by a new incoming administration
You could hear the screams on Wall Street (and perhaps a few sighs of relief that the bloodletting was over -- for today at least) when the Dow closed down 427 points -- to a level BELOW 8,000 for the first time in over five years. The market's in "critical condition," says Cramer, and likens it to a "hospital emergency room."
Stocks plunged to a more than five-year low amid worries about the fate of the auto industry — and the economy — as a bailout for the sector grows increasingly unlikely.
Over the course of his congressional career the CRP shows that not a single drug company ever broke onto Daschle's top-20 list of contributors. The only healthcare-related firm that pops up is Invacare.
left/CNBC/Components/Art/BioPhotos/USA/valliere_g2_100x100.jpg110010055lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse As the U.S. economy spirals into a deepening recession, you'd expect Washington to respond immediately with massive fiscal stimulus. Incredibly, it's not going to happen any time soon.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid worries about the fate of the auto industry as a bailout grows increasingly unlikely.
The results of Election Day served as a warning from your twentysomething employees and future recruits; America’s educated young—that they are increasingly cognizant of, and proactive about—the urgent need to address global warming.
Stocks opened mixed Tuesday as a pop in commodities and sharp drop in consumer prices briefly offset worries that Congress won't bail out auto makers.
Stock index futures pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer prices posted their biggest decline in 61 years.
Today in the NYT, US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson writes an op-ed on the current state of play for the economy and explains his actions to the American people. Let me address a few of his comments.
As President-elect Barack Obama rushes from secret job interviews with ex-primary rivals, to briefings on the global financial crisis, to discussions of saving the U.S. auto industry, the post-election period may feel frenetic.
After torturing myself by actually reading the entire G20 statement, my conclusion is that this group could now stage an "Up With People" show. The statement had enthusiastic prescriptions for generally what needed to be done, but none of the specifics.
Another week of volatility is over: major declines Monday through Thursday morning, followed by a huge rally Thursday afternoon, ending with a failed rally today. What's ahead next week? Cramer thinks the downside may not be over and poses a major question: if you knew there was another Lehman Brothers ahead -- the collapse of LB being the instigator for most of the financial crisis that started early this Fall -- would you buy or sell?
Here's a bulletin I got from UC Berkeley on the massive threat to California real estate from...global warming. Forget no-doc liar loans. The state which loves its sunshine will get too hot to sustain...housing.
All of the warmth and enthusiasm generated by Barack Obama's election to the presidency hasn't spilled over into the stock market.
Don’t heed the hype. This weekend’s G20 Summit will not, and cannot live up the hopes that a new financial architecture will be unveiled. It will likely be little more than a photo opportunity for the political class to demonstrate to their people that they are doing some about the global crisis.