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Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.
Virginia is for big companies and its best talent spoiled by long-term government contracts., while Massachusetts' Cambridge is now the hottest place for start-ups in the country.
CNBC's Scott Cohn and Eamon Javers offer insight on the state of the business climate for three key political swing states: Wisconsin, Virginia and Ohio.
The Lone Star State is tops again, displacing Virginia, which didn't even finish second this year. And who's last? Rhode Island.
Maryland routinely ranks behind Virginia and North Carolina in CNBC's "Top States for Business" study because of a poor showing in these two areas, says Larry Hogan, chairman of Change Maryland.
In this video Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell reveals why he thinks his state is a top state for business. To vote for Virginia tweet your vote to #TopStatesVA.
"We absolutely have to look at other ways" to pay for infrastructure, one former state official said. "There's only so much bonding you can do."
There's new evidence the housing market may be headed for a turnaround. CNBC's Diana Olick has the story from one of the nation's hardest hit counties.
U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
Larry Kudlow reports a powerful 7.0 earthquake hit Mexico City. Also, Gov. Bob McDonnell, (R-VA) discusses how low taxes and pro-business policies put his state on the road to recovery and dropped the unemployment rate to 5.7% in February.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has an update on the 424 delegates up for grabs in today's "Super Tuesday" Republican Presidential primary, and discusses what's at stake for the candidates in Ohio, Georgia, and Virginia, with Gov. Nathan Deal (R-GA) and Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA).
It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.
Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry failed to collect enough signatures to get on the primary ballot in Virginia. Yes, the state has tough rules, but other candidates have managed to register, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Building a house is a mysterious process that is mostly left to professionals. But for some homeowners, buying and in some cases assembling, a prefabricated home holds appeal.
Various industries made it onto the 2012 CareerBliss list, the 50 Happiest Companies for America , including financial giants, utility companies, pharmaceutical corporations and even the U.S. military.
Click ahead to learn about these abodes, located in nine states, and find out who owns, has owned, or rents each house.
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.