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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Feb 10- The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates in June, a top Fed official said on Tuesday, saying the U.S. economy is strengthening and that inflation will move back to the central bank's target. "At this point, I think June looks like the attractive option" to raise interest rates, Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker told reporters here.

  • Fed officials criticize Rand Paul's audit bill Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 2:53 PM ET
    Sen. Rand Paul

    Federal Reserve officials characterized Sen. Rand Paul's "Audit the Fed" bill as misguided and politicized in interviews with The Hill.

  • Scared of measles? Avoid these 3 states Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 1:38 PM ET
    A pediatrician vaccinates a 1 year- old boy with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, at his practice in Northridge, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.

    In 17 states, less than 90 percent of children aged 19-to-35 months have gotten recommended vaccinations against measles, mumps and rubella.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- U.S. congressional leaders and several possible 2016 presidential hopefuls said on Tuesday all children should be vaccinated, joining a debate that has become a national flashpoint as a measles outbreak rekindles a discussion on parents' right to forgo inoculation of their children. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida said.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Two leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday all children should be vaccinated, joining a debate that has become a national political flashpoint, as a measles outbreak rekindles a discussion on safety and the right of parents to forgo inoculation of their children. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, said at the...

  • Politics comes down with measles, GOP on defensive Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Medicine, morality and free will are colliding in the debate over requiring measles vaccines. The NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Two leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday all children should be vaccinated, amid a recent measles outbreak that has led to the most cases in two decades in 2014 and infected more than 100 people to date. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, said at the Brookings Institution in Washington that she was sympathetic...

  • Measles outbreak triggers vaccine debate   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    Measles outbreak triggers vaccine debate

    Dr. Gail Shust, Ichan School of Medicine, discusses the risks associated with not getting vaccinated and the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S.

  • Vaccines should be voluntary: Rand Paul Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 5:07 PM ET
    Senator Rand Paul

    While vaccines are a good thing, it's an issue of personal freedom, Sen. Rand Paul told CNBC.

  • Sen. Paul's noble idea executed poorly   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:29 PM ET
    Sen. Paul's noble idea executed poorly

    David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post provides insight into his article "How Rand Paul Tried to Lead an Eye Doctors Rebellion."

  • Defensive? Sen. Rand Paul on voluntary vaccines   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:13 PM ET
    Rand Paul: Vaccines should be voluntary

    Sen Rand Paul (R-Ky.) thinks the decision to vaccinate should be voluntary. Sen. Paul also discusses tax reform, his proposal to audit the Federal Reserve and his plans for the 2016 presidential election.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- Multinational corporations would get a tax holiday on hundreds of billions of dollars in foreign profits under a measure proposed by two U.S. senators on Friday. Democrat Barbara Boxer of California and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky called for allowing businesses to pay 6.5 percent corporate income tax on foreign profits brought into...

  • Romney: I'm not running for president in 2016 Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:33 PM ET
    Mitt Romney is greeted by fellow Republicans at a dinner during the Republican National Committee's annual winter meeting aboard the USS Midway on Jan. 16, 2015 in San Diego.

    Republican Mitt Romney said on Friday he will not seek to run for president in 2016.

  • Corp 'tax holiday' plan gains momentum: Report Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    U.S. Senator Rand Paul

    The corporate "tax holiday" plan to pay for infrastructure projects is supported by Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer, the Journal says.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- The new Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee said on Thursday he was "very interested" in requiring a government audit of the Federal Reserve and its portfolio. Senator Richard Shelby, an Alabama Republican, said in an interview with Bloomberg TV that Congress should not function as an extra Fed governor, but it should have...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- Republican Senator Rand Paul, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, on Wednesday re-introduced a bill that would expose the Federal Reserve's monetary policy discussions and decisions to a congressional audit. The Kentucky senator's move to re-introduce the bill, along with 30 co-sponsors, comes as Republican lawmakers and some...

  • U.S. Senator Rand Paul re-introduces "Audit the Fed" bill Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 10:29 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan 28- Rand Paul, a Republican Senator from Kentucky and a potential 2016 presidential candidate, re-introduced a bill on Wednesday that would expose monetary policy discussions and decisions to a Congressional audit. The Fed's monetary policy deliberations are currently exempt from Government Accountability Office audits, though the Fed...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. "We have expanded our economy while protecting our environment," said Perry, who is openly exploring a second White House run in 2016.. Conservative political...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. "We have expanded our economy while protecting our environment," said Perry, who is openly exploring a second White House run in 2016.. Conservative political...

  • Rubio: Decision on 2016 race coming by April Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 11:29 AM ET
    Sen. Marco Rubio.

    Sen. Marco Rubio tells CNBC his decision on whether to run for president comes down to where he'd be able to make the most difference.