*Ryan: Dec. 13 "not considered a hard-and-fast deadline". WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. budget negotiators said on Wednesday they were still far from an agreement and put off scheduling any other public meetings as talks to ease automatic spending cuts moved behind closed doors.
WASHINGTON, July 9- The U.S. Senate's Republican leader and one of its most liberal members seldom agree on much, but on Tuesday both threw cold water on efforts by senior tax legislators to overhaul the U.S. tax code by starting with a "blank slate."
WASHINGTON, June 25- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to approve billionaire Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker to lead the U.S. Commerce Department, where she has promised to serve as a bridge between the White House and the business community.
*CEOs demand Congress find debt solution. WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Chief executives of more than 80 big U.S. corporations, including Goldman Sachs, Cisco Systems and Boeing, joined forces to press Congress to reduce the federal deficit in a rare show of broad corporate unity.
BURLINGTON, Vt.-- The mayor of Vermont's largest city says a $1 million grant will help the Burlington Electric Department provide financing to customers for energy efficiency projects.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) charging that speculators, including Goldman Sachs, are to blame for excessive gas prices.
What is the best way to increase jobs and grow the economy? Is a flat tax the answer? Sen. Bernard Sanders, (I-VT), and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK), weigh in.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer talks about the frustrating role of speculators in artificially boosting up oil prices, with Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I-VT).