Environmentalists say the Environmental Protection Agency should have imposed stricter regulations on coal ash. The Fiscal Times reports.» Read More
Caterpillar chief Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC he sees big opportunities in Cuba, and maybe in a few years Cuba could be like Puerto Rico.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says budget cuts just enacted by Congress could delay tax refunds next year.
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President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker also says the U.S. is pursuing thawing relations with Cuba because isolation hasn't worked.
Businesses should not plan on plunking down money on investments in Cuba just yet, said a former U.S. Commerce Secretary.
A federal watchdog wonders if the $700 million the United States has given to Afghanistan is actually helping the region. The Fiscal Times reports.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a shutdown.
The number of Americans who say the country is on the right track ticked up, but the dominant mood country remains negative, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
Except for some final votes the Senate still needs to take, the work of the 113th Congress has come to an end. NBC News reports.
It's a parting shot at Wall Street by the Michigan Democrat, who is retiring next month.
Instead of avoiding a government shutdown, Congress should put wasteful programs on the chopping block, says former Rep. Ron Paul.
Bill Richardson tells CNBC he's not ready to endorse the wife of his former boss should she seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.
The move to roll back Dodd-Frank regulations of big banks has drawn the wrath of Democrats ... and even Republicans. The NYT reports.
It's now up to the Senate to pass the huge $1.1 trillion spending bill - but not before a battle between veterans and freshmen.
Congress may have bailed out Wall Street, but it's in no mood to bail out retirees at risk of losing their pensions.
The House passed the federal spending bill after lawmakers on both sides spent hours drumming up support.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi mounted a last-ditch effort to block a spending bill, sparking fresh fears of a looming government shutdown.
Congressional Democrats objected to some provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion spending bill, keeping the risk of a shutdown alive.
Many people thought Rick Perry snuffed out his national future when he blanked at a presidential debate and shrugged, "Oops." But Perry's not among them.
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