GO
Loading...

Government Agencies

More

  • Gun Violence Shifts to Forefront of Presidential Campaign Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 11:51 AM ET
    Gun Control

    Guns have shifted to the forefront of the campaign as President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney engage in their most extensive discussions on the issue since the Colorado tragedy.

  • Obama Still Leading Romney, Despite Economic Hit Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 6:30 PM ET
    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    President Obama continues to suffer the effects of economic pessimism in the race for the White House, but maintains a lead amid voters' personal misgivings about challenger Mitt Romney, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Economy May Not Hurt Obama in Some Swing States Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Voters give Mitt Romney an edge over President Obama on ideas for lifting the struggling economy. But if you look at economic conditions in  battleground states, that edge may not be as important as it seems.

  • Can the Post Office Survive?     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Sen. Thomas Carper, (D-DE), discusses legislation he co-authored to reform and reduce costly retiree benefits for USPS workers.

  • Opening Keynote Speaker - Timothy F. Geithner Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    The Treasury secretary is one of President Obama's longest-serving Cabinet members and has held key posts at the Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund.

  • NAACP to Romney: ‘Showing Up Is Half the Battle’ Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 9:20 AM ET
    Ben Jealous

    Hours after Mitt Romney was booed at the annual meeting of the NAACP, the civil rights group's leader lashed out at the Republican presidential hopeful, saying "showing up is half the battle."

  • Romney Draws Boos From NAACP Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 3:38 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the NAACP National Convention at the Geoerge R. Brown Covention Center at the Geoerge R. Brown Covention Center July 11, 2012.

    Mitt Romney draws jeers from black voters as he criticizes President Barack Obama and pledges to repeal the Democrats' health care overhaul.

  • Corn Prices Surge on USDA Forecast     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the latest trades in corn and grain after a government report predicts significant cuts in yields.

  • Corn Yields Down, Commodity Prices Up     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 8:44 AM ET

    The summer drought is driving up commodity prices. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest data from the USDA on global supply and demand.

  • Santelli on Regulations, Rules & Rubes     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    Discussing common sense and effective regulations, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • June Haul: Romney $106 Million, Obama $71 Million Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 3:32 PM ET
    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    President Obama's campaign and the Democratic party raised $71 million in June, well below the $106 million hauled in by Mitt Romney and GOP.

  • More Megaprojects Kicked to Private Investors Sunday, 8 Jul 2012 | 11:24 AM ET
    Chicago skyline dusk

    "We absolutely have to look at other ways" to pay for infrastructure, one former state official said. "There's only so much bonding you can do."

  • Romney: 'This Kick in the Gut Has Got to End' Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney says the June jobs numbers show a new president is needed and "this kick in the gut has got to end." President Barack Obama is blaming Republicans and "the stalemate" in Washington.

  • Is Congress to Blame for a Downshifting US Economy? Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    Evidence is mounting that the economy is taking a hit because Congress can't – or won't – deal with the 'fiscal cliff' looming at year's end. The fight on Capitol Hill last summer over the national debt limit also took an economic toll., the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Romney Now Says Health Mandate Is a Tax Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 8:52 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a Super Tuesday event at the Westin Copley Place March 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Mitt Romney now says requiring all Americans to buy health insurance amounts to a tax, contradicting his senior campaign adviser who insisted days earlier it wasn't a tax.

  • Numbers Tell of Failure in Drug War Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012 | 2:40 AM ET
    Police display almost 4,700 kilos of diverse drugs, cocaine and derivatives, seized in the last fifteen days by the Peruvian police drug enforcement agency, in Lima on May 7, 2010. Almost 4,000 kg of cocaine mixed with powdered sulfur, valued in USD 140 million, were seized in a container being shipped to Europe by sea. Drug trafficking in Peru generates revenues of USD 22,000 million (17 percent of the U.S. GDP) each year, representing an increase of between 3,000 and 4,000 million dollars over

    When policy makers in Washington worry about Mexico these days, they think in terms of a handful of numbers: Mexico’s 19,500 hectares devoted to poppy cultivation for heroin; its 17,500 hectares growing cannabis; the 95 percent of American cocaine imports brought by Mexican cartels through Mexico and Central America, the New York Times reports.

  • How Is Romneycare Treating Mass.? Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 3:36 PM ET

    Six years after Gov. Mitt Romney signed the nation's most ambitious health-care law, supporters say it holds promise for the long-term success of President Obama's plan.

  • Romney and GOP Differ on Health Care ‘Tax’ Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 10:07 AM ET
    American healthcare reform

    It looks like a tax, smells like a tax, and the Supreme Court says it must be a tax. But politicians in both parties are squirming over how to define "it."

  • 'A Mess': Where Power Outages Are the Worst Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 10:36 AM ET
    Crews clear a fallen tree from the sidewalk along New York Avenue NW on June 30, 2012 in Washington. The Washington area was hit by severe thunderstorm Friday night knocking trees down and left more then 400,000 without power during a record setting heatwave.

    Millions of people in a swath of states along the East Coast and farther west went into a third sweltering day without power Monday after a round of summer storms that killed more than a dozen people.

  • Romney Raises Millions After Obamacare Ruling Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 2:52 PM ET
    Mitt Romney response to Supreme Court health care ruling.

    Mitt Romney's campaign says it has raised more than $4 million within 24 hours of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health-care law. The White House, meanwhile, is urging congressional Democrats to engage Republicans in a fight over taxes