Government Agencies


  • DOJ Files to Block AT&T Deal with T-Mobile     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 10:33 AM ET

    The deal is not dead yet, there is still room for renegoitation. AT&T's shares dropped on the news, while competitors' stocks soared, with Christopher King, Stifel Nicolaus analyst.

  • The SETI Project: They Are Not Alone Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    An array of 42 radio telescopes seeking signs of intelligent life in the universe will continue that work after private donors raised enough money to keep them going.

  • National Security at Risk?     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Debating whether the new debt law will threaten our national security, with Gen Wesley Clark, U.S. Army (Ret.), and Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA).

  • FAA in Limbo     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing the FAA standoff and why Congress can't get the deal done, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson; Randy Babbitt, FAA Administrator; Jared Bernstein. Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Armstrong Williams, television and radio host.

  • LaHood: FAA Grounded     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 3:30 PM ET

    Discussing the impasse over FAA funding and its impact on the nation's airports and infrastructure, with Ray LaHood, U.S. Secretary Of Transportation.

  • President Obama Speaks Out on FAA     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    President Obama urges Congress to break the impasse over FAA funding and speaks out on the damaging impact the debt limit fight has had on the economy.

  • Turbulent Times for FAA     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the agency's desperate need for cash and its partial shutdown, with Robert Poole, Reason Foundation, and Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO.

  • FAA's Future Up in the Air     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 10:32 AM ET

    The FAA is seeking an extension on temporary funding to end a partial shutdown that's gone on for nearly two weeks. Insight with Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation.

  • I just got off the phone with a source on Capitol Hill who has spent the past few days trying to convince Republicans to vote for a debt ceiling hike. He told me that the biggest obstacle he faces has been "market complacency."

  • USPS Turns 236 Today     Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the U.S. postal system is losing billions of dollar each year and is facing huge cuts.

  • A Bonanza for Airlines as Taxes End Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 12:07 PM ET
    Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    On Friday, Congress failed to approve the extension of a bill to keep the Federal Aviation Administration running. This mean the agency can no longer impose the various federal taxes that airlines add to the price of each ticket. Instead of passing this savings on to consumers, many airlines are keeping rates the same and pocketing the difference, the New York Times reports.

  • Senator Carper: Postal Service Is Drowning Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 11:23 AM ET

    Insolvent, deficit, debt crisis. These words have been used for months characterising the debt ceiling.

  • 10 High-Paying Government Jobs Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:34 PM ET
    One of the trademarks of the current recession has been widespread unemployment. As a result, anyone looking for a job right now should probably cast a wide net and include government jobs in their search for a regular paycheck.

    CNBC.com collected the annual salaries of employees in 10 high-earning government jobs, and compared them with salaries from the same jobs in the private sector. Check out the list!

  • Warren Weighs In On Financial Protection     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 2:06 PM ET

    Elizabeth Warren, Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, shares her insights on the bureau she helped to build.

  • Obama Appoints New Financial Watchdog     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera reports the President appoints former Ohio AG, Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • Obama Meets Buffett     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports billionaire investor, Warren Buffett and President Obama met at the White House today and spoke about the nation's debt problem.

  • Jeter Fan Cashes In, With Help From Friends Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 3:44 PM ET
    Christian Lopez with Derek Jeter

    Yankees fan Christian Lopez was not expecting to catch Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th home run. He also wasn’t expecting $14k worth of taxes to fall into his hands from the IRS. But since his Yankees tax debacle, Lopez has found friends in some high—and unexpected—places.

  • News Corp Under Scrutiny     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 2:39 PM ET

    Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair columnist weighs in on News Corp's credibility and the likelihood that this becomes a "Watergate" type of scandal.

  • FBI Probes News Corp     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg with details on the FBI's investigation of News Corp over possible phone hacking.

  • FOMC Minutes Released     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman with the latest details from the Fed and reaction to the FOMC meeting, with Paul Ballew, Nationwide, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

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