The Census Bureau missed a House committee's deadline to provide documents tied to the alleged falsification of unemployment data, the New York Post reported.» Read More
NEW ORLEANS-- Louisiana's Department of Insurance has joined a lawsuit filed by Mississippi against the federal government to try to block rates from increasing Oct. 1 in the National Flood Insurance Program. Commissioner Jim Donelon said Wednesday that the department had filed an "amicus curiae, or friend of the court" brief in Mississippi's lawsuit.
The Senate is working on new sanctions in case Iran cheats on its pledge to roll back its nuclear program.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the decade-old dispute.
With the Senate's comprehensive reform bill not even considered by the House, even the president seemed to be on board with a slower path.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses President Obama's plans to change voting structure for Presidential nominees and both parties abuse of filibuster tactics.
President Obama addresses Washington's abuse of filibuster power and the pattern of obstruction that has persisted. pattern of obstuction
CNBC's John Harwood reports that the senate bill to change filibuster rules gets enough votes to pass.
Republicans are gathering stories of people hurt by the ACA—and use them to open a line of attack. The NYT reports.
Democratic Senator Max Baucus called for repealing a tax code provision that allows U.S. multinationals to park foreign profits offshore tax-free.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the second day of congressional hearings on the regulation of the virtual currencies.
The Obama administration said budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues.
"Obamacare goes in the wrong direction," explains Sen. Lamar Alexandra (R-TN). He discusses steps to making the health care delivery system better.
As Bitcoin breaks to record highs, Tony Gallippi, BitPay CEO and Axel Merk, Merk Investments president, discuss the viability of bitcoin as a digital currency and the PR problem it poses.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports from Capitol Hill on the Bitcoin congressional hearings. Thompson says it is very difficult to detect fraud with the digital currency.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the first congressional hearings on how to regulate digital currencies without diminishing the promise that they hold. Thompson says Bitcoin is the preferred form of money for criminals.
The Do Not Track Act of 2013 recently introduced in Congress would make it easier for parents to protect their young teens in this mobile media environment. Herb Weisbaum explains the bill and shares a surprisingly candid conversation he had with one of the bill's co-sponsors.
The US Postal Service said its 2013 fiscal-year loss was cut to $5 billion from $16 billion in 2012 due to growth in shipping and packages.
The House will vote on the GOP's "Keep Your Health Plan" act. Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) discusses the bill, and the likelihood individuals will be able to get back on their plans.
The House will vote on the GOP's "Keep Your Health Plan" bill, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Janet Yellen robustly defended the Fed's bold steps to spur economic growth, calling efforts to boost hiring an "imperative" at a hearing into her nomination.