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The IRS audited one in eight millionaires who filed taxes last year while only auditing 1 in 100 individuals earning less than $200,000 in an effort to "assure that there's equity in the system."
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney won the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses by a mere eight votes over former U.S. senator Rick Santorum, a party official said on Wednesday.
The stock market’s rebound from the financial crisis three years ago has created a potential windfall for hundreds of executives who were granted unusually large packages of stock options shortly after the market collapsed. The New York Times reports.
In a discussion on whether the Federal Reserve's "Operation Twist" has been a success, CNBC's Rick Santelli says the 2012 election is especially important because President Obama "isn't really a president, he's the head of the Democratic party." Santelli also has some criticism for Speaker of the House John Boehner.
The differences between the House and Senate are not huge, says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA). "The Republicans in the House are standing for the working people," he adds.
Rules aimed at preventing airline pilots from flying while dangerously fatigued were issued Wednesday by the FAA, a move safety advocates have been urging for more than two decades.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the ripple effect the NTSB's recommended ban is having on the auto industry, which has been building more and more technology into new cars.
The Federal government's lease auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is a big money maker for Uncle Sam, and oil and gas companies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the auction action from the Superdome in New Orleans.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Interior Department will begin selling leases to tracts of the Gulf of Mexico, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, the NTSB recommends a total ban on cell phones while driving; and CME chairman Terry Duffy testifies Jon Corzine did know customer funds were being used at MF Global.
Reacting to a deadly text-related accident, the National Transportation Board recommended all states ban driver use of cell phones, a move which would exceed all existing state laws on the subject.
NBC's Tom Costello has details on the NTSB recommendation that states ban all electronic devices, including cell phones, from automobiles except in the case of emergencies.
It's been six weeks since the bankruptcy and former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine still contends he doesn't know where nearly $1.2 billion is. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) says the Senate will focus on getting the money back and hold anyone found guilty of wrongdoing accountable. She adds that oversight rules are already in place to prevent a similar situation from happening again.
CNBC has confirmed that the SEC will sue the Securities Investor Protection Corporation in an attempt to force SIPC to cover investors in Allen Stanford's alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
With 401(k)s, IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Social Security benefits, seniors have plenty to figure out when it comes to paying Uncle Sam.
Will an EPA's report implicating fracking for groundwater pollution lead to a nationwide shutdown of oil and gas shale? Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, weighs in.
Insight on whether Jon Corzine should testify or take the fifth amendment, with Thomas Ajamie, Ajamie managing partner and Tim Butler, Tibbetts, Keating, & Butler.
Americans split on almost every important issue facing Washington, but they agree on this much: Republicans and Democrats share blame for the failure of the Congressional "super committee," and the resulting automatic budget cuts are unacceptable.
A look at how Florida's SBA is working to increase its alternative investment allocation to 16 percent over time, with Ash Williams, Florida State Board of Administration CIO.
Few, if any, politicians like to raise taxes, and those who do often pay dearly for it. Raising taxes, however, is sometimes a necessity evil, because there is simly no other way to increase revenue or reduce a deficit. What do you think?
Worries about municipal bond issue defaults have been overblown, obscuring the investment advantages of a once trusted debt instrument.