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The SEC is being pressed to require public corporations to disclose political donations, a move that could transform the growing world of secret campaign spending. The NYT reports.
Max Baucus, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, will not seek re-election to a seventh term next year, according to a Democratic aide.
Sen. Max Baucus, (D-MT) has announced he will not run for re-election in 2014, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Authorities declined to comment on a suspect or any other aspect of the investigation, but a senator says the person under suspicion writes a lot of letters to Senate members.
Americans' opinion of the federal government has fallen to a record low, according to Pew Research Center survey released on Monday.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
President Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs.
CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the details in the president's 2014 budget proposal.
"Nothing shrinks deficits faster than a growing economy," said President Obama delivering remarks on the details contained in his $3.8 trillion budget proposal sent to Congress.
Wall Street regulations crafted after the financial crisis were written quickly during turbulent times and need to be changed, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told CNBC.
CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of President Obama's $3.8 trillion budget.
Claims that reform would boost the economy are challenged by those who say costs in job losses and spending on social programs would be too high a price.
President Barack Obama is expected to formally propose a controversial change in how the government calculates inflation for Social Security and other federal benefits.
President Barack Obama's budget plan would change how increases in Social Security benefits are calculated. Experts say that could be devastating to recipients who need cost-of-living adjustments to survive.
The prospects for U.S. economic growth are "still too little" and "too uncertain," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC. American can't just sit back on its laurels, he added.
President Barack Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other benefits programs in a budget proposal next week aimed at winning over enough congressional Republicans to pass a broad deal to reduce the deficit.
The 10 fastest growing metro areas last year were all in red states. Art Laffer, Laffer Investments; Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research; and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's Forum, discuss.
Dr. Benjamin Carson was a political unknown just weeks ago. Now, He is in some ways a dream candidate for Republicans. The NYT reports.
*Kansas Democrats, Republicans see a threat to jobs. WICHITA, Kansas, March 20- First came the recession, throwing thousands out of work. "I'm certainly disappointed that he would do something of this nature," said Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, a Democrat who displays Obama's portrait on his office wall. "
Discussing ways in which the GOP can fix its brand, with Mark Stevens, MSCO CEO; Mark Hannah, Former Kerry & Obama Campaign Aide; and Chip Saltsman, Former Huckabee Campaign Manager.