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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the agency's chief said Wednesday.
Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.
David S. Cohen, the Treasury Department's intelligence strategist and global enforcer, makes sure illicit funds do not go to terrorists. NYT reports.
While other Republicans are thinking about 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a personal business empire.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen shows the video of President George W. Bush taking the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Obama topped a new Quinnipiac University national poll that asked respondents whom they thought has been the worst president since WWII.
Kevin McCarthy seems eager to make his bones with the hard right by killing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that just 41 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's handling of his job, reversing an uptick this spring.
The number of trains carrying crude oil is increasing and so is the number of spills, exposing a world of secrecy around these operations.
The federal minimum wage has been below what it should be to keep a family afloat. Should it be raised and how much?
President Obama this week will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for millions of workers.
The new bipartisan budget deal will be approved, but not everyone is going to be happy about it, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., predicted on CNBC Wednesday.
The rollout of Obamacare has been "absolutely chaotic" and the law itself is flawed, said former Bush HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson.
Janet Yellen will be forced to defend the Fed when she faces senators later this week, but critics have little hope of sinking her nomination.
The problems plaguing the Obamacare website resulted from poor management and implementation, said Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a former Obama advisor on health policy.
Asset bubbles alone don't cause financial crises like the one in 2008, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.
Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch thinks the White House has accumulated too much power compared to Congress over the last few years.
One of the biggest mistakes President Obama is making in the current debate is his repeated and stubborn refusal to negotiate.
President Barack Obama's safest choice is Janet Yellen but keeping Ben Bernanke could still be a possibility, said Tony Fratto, former White House press secretary.
Five years ago, the government abandoned Lehman Brothers to its fate. Was that a mistake, or did it help bring the financial crisis under control?