The banking industry and Republicans have criticized a White House proposal to increase taxes on Wall Street and the wealthy. The FT reports.» Read More
Call it hedge-fund shuttle diplomacy. Flights from New York and London to Athens are seeing a lot of hedge fund managers.
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is considering a run for Senate in California, according to press reports.
President Rajapaksa was voted out, ending a decade of rule that critics say had become increasingly authoritarian and marred by nepotism and corruption.
Jeb Bush takes another step toward a bid for the GOP presidential nomination, launching the Right to Rise PAC.
Welcome to 2015, where the race to succeed President Barack Obama is already well underway. Politico's Ben White looks at the field.
Southeast Asia's fastest growing economy goes to the polls next month and Sri Lanka's vote looks set to be close for the first time in nearly a decade.
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.
Shinzo Abe won his snap election on Sunday and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and coalition partner maintained a supermajority, according to media exit polls
A tax-hike-induced recession has shaken confidence in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but voters in one of Tokyo’s poorest neighborhoods feel there’s no alternative option as elections approach.
As Greek stocks face their largest weekly drop in nearly three decades ahead of elections, some analysts say the rout is blown way out of proportion.
Japan Prime Minister Abe's election gamble is expected to end in a respectable, if not landslide, victory, but some are concerned the bid may fail.
The world's third-largest economy will hold a general election this Sunday. Here are a few important factors to keep in mind before the big day.
While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.
Mitt Romney's tone has changed in the last month, indicating he will make a third run for the White House, Politico's Ben White says.
A top Russian policymaker issued a warning to Moldova as election results showed that pro-EU parties were edging toward victory.
Pressure is building for Taiwan's president to step down as chief of the island's China-friendly ruling party after a lost election to the opposition.
A Senate runoff election in Louisiana between incumbent Mary Landrieu and challenger Bill Cassidy is playing out with the Keystone pipeline vote.
The White House has managed to move forward from Veteran Affairs health care scandal, among other events, reports NBC News.
Rhode Island candidate for governor Bob Healy took 22 percent of the vote with just a $35 campaign, The Washington Post said.
Nearly 17 hours after the polls closed, Republican challenger Tom Foley conceded in the close race.
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