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The US airstrikes in Iraq came just in time; here's what needs to happen next, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
Republican politicians sued the SEC, seeking to throw out a rule that limits political donations by investment advisers.
U.S. Senator Carl Levin is preparing a last push to bring Wall Street's big commodity traders to heel during his final months in office.
A new Gallup poll shows that Obamacare is cutting the uninsured rate quickest in states with close Senate races. Fiscal Times reports.
Three senators urged Obama to use his executive authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks for companies that shift their headquarters overseas.
Two words sum up the nation's mood in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll—fed up. NBC News reports.
The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq asked a U.S. court to throw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed crude oil.
The US should help the Iraqi Kurds oppose the Islamic State, which is overrunning Iraq, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
ISIS has a legitimate grievance but the wrong tactics, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
Can the Obamacare appeal jump right to the Supreme Court at this juncture? Law professor Dan Eaton explains.
The blow to Boehner and his new team ensures that no bill to address the crisis will reach Obama before the August break, the NYT reports.
Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama of overstepping his authority with his signature health care law.
Corporate tax reform still won't stop companies from seeking inversion deals, a co-sponsor of anti-inversion legislation said.
Obama also used the speech to lampoon Congress, saying it should "stop being mad all the time. Stop just hating all the time."
Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state ties her political standing to the condition of U.S. foreign policy even after her D.C. departure.
If "Made in the USA" is really a national economic goal, then Congress needs to fix the problem here at home, says tax consultant Tim Larson.
There's been "nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing" from Obama on corporate tax cuts in five years, Grover Norquist tells CNBC.
Surely Congress didn't mean to include a "poison pill" for the Affordable Care Act when it passed it, says law professor Tim Jost.
A once-obscure tax dodge known as a corporate "inversion" is turning the tax reform debate upside down. Here's what you need to know.
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