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Senator Patty Murray plans to introduce a bill to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 by 2020, the NYT rpeorts.
As Earth Day grows, environmental experts have become concerned about a growing list of issues including the use of antibiotics and nuclear weapons. NBCNews reports.
The U.S. should be writing the new rules for global trade, not China, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan tells CNBC.
American companies have been eyeing the Cuban market since December but consultants are wary about how easy it will be to do business there.
As opera star Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, we look at some of the famous faces who dabbled in politics.
Consumer advocates worry a new trade deal could could make generic drugs harder to bring to market, reports The Fiscal Times.
Retiring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid talks about his boxing career, working with presidents, Citizens United and his plans for the future.
As he winds down his career, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sits down with CNBC's John Harwood to rip critics, talk of 2016 and his own plans.
Sen. Marco Rubio announced his presidential bid to the public on Monday from Miami, marking the third official Republican campaign.
There's a drumbeat of fear mongering for all kinds of global threats. But don't believe the lies, says former Rep. Ron Paul.
Hillary Clinton has already taken an early lead in this key area.
Here's the big challenge for Hillary Clinton and Republicans in 2016, according to former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and ex-Obama chief of staff Bill Daley.
As a non-incumbent, Hillary Clinton has one of the strongest chance to win the White House. That doesn't mean she will win. Here's why.
Tennessee's Barrasso tells CNBC he's worried about the repercussions of lifting sanctions in exchange for a nuclear deal.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and presidential candidate sat down in Houston to talk with CNBC's John Harwood. Here's what he had to say.
Ted Cruz isn't worried about the caricature that media has invented for him because he's confident that the American people will make their own judgment.
The U.S. needs to take a harder line on Iran's military nuclear program, says former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.
The U.S. government has tracked phone calls to about 116 countries linked with drug trafficking during the past 20 years, USA Today reports.
Laurence Tribe has emerged as the leading legal opponent of Obama's ambitious efforts to fight global warming, the NYT reports.
Some GOP members say the Fed needs to be reined in as it has abandoned caution trying to stimulate the economy, the NYT reports.
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