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Dodd-Frank has badly burdened American business to the permanent advantage of their foreign competitors.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and John Harwood will be working the candidates at the GOP presidential debate in Michigan.
If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.
There's a number of big issues out there that will have a bearing on the economic well-being of Americans, and voters are beginning to wonder where the presidential candidates stand on some of them.
When the Census Bureau said in September that the number of poor Americans had soared by 10 million to rates rarely seen in four decades, commentators called the report “shocking” and “bleak.” Most poverty experts would add another description: “flawed.” The New York Times reports.
Oakland University's students, anxious about their post-college job prospects, are eager to hear what the GOP candidates have to say on Nov 9.
These are the rules of the road for the Republican presidential debate at Oakland University, Nov. 9, 2011.
Finding out what happened to all the money involved has become one of the biggest financial mysteries of all time.
We want to know what you would ask the candidates at CNBC's Your Money, Your Vote Republican Presidential Debate on November 9 at 8p ET. Here's how you can send us your suggested question on jobs, housing, the economy, taxes, or your money.
A nationwide listeria outbreak that has killed 25 people who ate tainted cantaloupe was probably caused by unsanitary conditions in the packing shed of the Colorado farm where the melons were grown, federal officials said Wednesday. The New York Times reports.
Someone affiliated with the Department of Energy has been going back to make changes to press releases posted on the Internet weeks and months ago, CNBC has found.
The battle over the White House's documents in the Solyndra matter heated up Wednesday as congressional Republicans released a letter to the White House counsel demanding release of the information.
A new analysis of the Federal Reserve Bank system by government auditors criticizes the central bankers for shortcomings in three areas: lack of diversity, appearance of conflicts of interest and lack of transparency.
Some 55 million Social Security recipients will get a 3.6 percent increase in benefits next year, their first raise since 2009, the government announced Wednesday.
While most middle market executives concede the need for regulation, they've got a list of stipulations on how it should be done, and how its hurting their business.
Debating whether the passage of the House bill to eliminate the regulatory burden on the cement industry is "anti-environment", with Rep. Robert Andrews, (D-NJ), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ).
The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.
Kevin Smith, Solar Reserve CEO, discusses government loan guarantees and the future of thermal energy amid the Solyndra bankruptcy scandal.
Hungary's government is taking steps to pull the country out of the difficult economic conditions it still faces but needs to ensure predictability, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis, US Ambassador to Hungary, told CNBC.com.