The effects of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program are looking more lackluster and more disruptive to market functioning, according to the latest CNBC Fed survey.» Read More
An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), reveals his thoughts on raising the debt ceiling, and explains why it makes sense to invest in the nation's infrastructure and get immigration reform passed through Congress.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.
Jack Bogle, The Vanguard Group's senior chairman and founder, explains why he believes there has to be "spending cuts" and an "increase in taxes" to balance the budget.
Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss corporate taxes and the health of the U.S. labor market.
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, says the Fed will not begin to taper off bond purchases until next year, due to continued low inflation and the sequestration's negative impact on GDP.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why taxing the rich will not be enough to bridge the deficit gap.
The now infamous 2010 IRS conference featured $135,000 in spending on speakers like a "happiness expert" and a session titled "Leadership Through Art," sources told NBC News.
The IRS' video released over the weekend provided new fuel to the controversy in its targeting scandal and conference spending, reports CNBC's John Harwood. Ed Conard, American Enterprise Institute; Eliana Johnson, National Review; and Tim Carney, Washington Examiner, discuss.
IRS spending is the focus of the House Oversight Committee hearing on Thursday, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the IRS is under fire for its "Cupid Shuffle" dance video, and spending $50 million in conferences.
Lawmakers are facing a critical juncture on immigration legislation and two Obama administration controversies. The New York Times reports.
Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says this quarter is the first time the U.S. economy will feel the pinch of the sequester, which he expects to build as the year goes on.
The fiscal picture for states is brightening, but mounting Medicaid costs and underfunded pensions cloud the long-term outlook.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on changes made to Social Security and Medicare. Social Security now has resources sufficient to cover benefits until 2033.
Even as the economy keeps chugging along, headwinds from federal budget cuts are expected to blow harder later this year.
In the third part of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he wants to change the current variable corporate tax rate so it's fair across the board and encourages companies to bring money back to the United States.
In part two of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he agrees with Apple's CEO Tim Cook about the need for corporate tax reform.
In a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on political wrangling on Capitol Hill over the budget deficit and his concern "about the entitlement explosion" and "the bankruptcy of these programs."
In a sign of Wall Street’s resurgent influence, bank lobbyists are aiding lawmakers in preparing legislation that softens regulations of the financial industry.