President Obama is preparing the Fair Labor Standards Act to make millions eligible for overtime pay protections, reports the Fiscal Times.» Read More
Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is joining Pimco as a senior advisor, as the firm seeks to bolster its star power following the departure of co-founder Bill Gross.
The issue of race surrounding Baltimore is just the latest example of what confounds President Obama as he enters the fourth quarter of his presidency.
Japanese Prime Minister Abe's historic address to Congress will likely bolster the Trans-Pacific Partnership and add support to the Nikkei.
On Thursday, stock of Arris went up 20 percent because they announced an inversion deal. The company sponsors Carl Edwards in Nascar.
The Democrats'simmering internal war on trade will play out both in DC and on the 2016 campaign trail, Politico's Ben White says.
With her confirmation, Loretta Lynch will become the first black woman to become the top U.S. law enforcement official.
The U.S. will have a very "comfortable" ability to detect any military activity related to Iran's nuclear program, Ernest Moniz says.
In an era of polarization, trade is the rare issue on which leaders of both parties agree. Here's why.
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.
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