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Pietro Nivola, Brookings Institute and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute debate whether government dysfunction is preferable to austerity and the impact the fiscal cliff would have on the economy.
Discussing whether the government's efforts for public innovation will help grow the economy, with Dedric Carter, National Science Foundation.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the government is getting to the bottom of the Facebook fallout and much of the attention is turning to underwriter, Morgan Stanley.
Steve Blank, Stanford University lecturer, discusses how to build successful companies through the "National Science Foundation's I-Corps" program, that's a government-private sector partnership.
Julius Genachowski, FCC chairman, discusses how the agency plans to find easier ways to enforce regulations and put incentives in place to free up unused spectrum, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the new data out from the Department of Transportation on airline fees.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon announces new safety precautions for its F-22 fighter jets after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation.
The FBI launches a campaign to have the public help catch corporate spies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.
JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss, which was disclosed on Thursday, could give supporters of tighter industry regulation a huge new piece of ammunition as they fight a last-ditch battle with the banks over new federal rules that may redefine how banks do business. The New York Times reports.
Should paruresis or shy bladder syndrome qualify as a federally regulated disability? Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weighs in.
Concerns about mad cow disease and "pink slime" are raising recent questions about food safety. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, offers insight.
House Speaker John Boehner told CNBC he would like to see a top tax rate of 25 percent and warned that the United States had no alternative but to reduce its $16 trillion debt.
With Mitt Romney expected to coast to victory in three GOP presidential primaries, Indiana Senator Richard Lugar's re-election fight is the highest-profile contest in four states.
Mad Money's Cramer discusses how the government plans to unwind its TARP assets, and whether there is value in shares of AIG.
Someone is looking for a big move in Cigna. The health insurer’s last earnings report missed estimates, but the company did raise full-year guidance. An even bigger catalyst is expected in June, when the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of national health care.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, (D-CA) and Rep. John Mica, (R-FL), discuss whether it is time to shut down the Transportation Security Administration.
A major new rule that has drawn the ire of Wall Street is on track for completion sooner than some bankers had expected, dashing the hopes of financial industry lobbyists, who have pressed for a delay. The NYT reports.
More than 100 people are charged in what authorities say is the largest one-day takedown ever for Medicare fraud.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports a regional EPA official resigned after his "crucify" comment; One World Trade Center is now the tallest building in New York City; and Groupon has two new board members.
The growth of health spending has slowed substantially in the last few years, surprising experts and offering some fuel for optimism about the federal government’s long-term fiscal health. The New York Times reports.