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  • Billions wasted on paperless vets' health records Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:24 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks on improving veterans health care at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington DC, back on April 09, 2009.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense spent $1.3 billion during the last four years trying to develop a single electronic health-records system.

  • As IPO surges 57%, CEO thanks Washington Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    Cvent

    As the cloud-based event management software company Cvent opened for trading Friday, its founder and CEO said that new regulations helped the company raise money on the public market.

  • Wien: Government should spend more, taper less Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners

    There's no reason the Fed should taper asset purchases and instead the government needs to increase spending, said Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners.

  • Delay on Health-Care Reform Not a Big Deal: Pro Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    The delay of one of the key provisions of the Affordable Care Act has raised many questions. CNBC invited different analysts and experts to discuss the implications of the postponement.

  • Europe Perturbed Over U.S. Surveillance     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Europeans are angered with the U.S. over new leaks on the NSA spying program, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; James Bamford, author of "The Shadow Factory"; and Heather Conley, Center for Strategic & International Studies.

  • Op-Ed: Israel Makes a Free-Market Move Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Israel is making a free-market move, with a new political party aiming to reduce the welfare rolls — and avoid a Greece-like situation, argues Kudlow producer Jake Novak.

  • Why Those New State Budget Surpluses May Not Last Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    San Francisco, California

    Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes

  • If Big Brother Isn't Listening, He's Watching Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    Kwazi Nkrumah speaks while joining protesters rallying outside the U.S. Capitol against the NSA's recently detailed surveillance programs June 13, 2013, in Washington.

    One phrase has permeated the discussion about the NSA spying program over and over. "Nobody is listening to your phone calls." But is "watching" your phone calls just as intrusive?

  • Britain Encouraged to Build US-Style 'Super-Prisons' Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 9:22 AM ET

    Britain should shut down 30 rundown prisons and build 12 modern "hub prisons" with a capacity of up to 3,000 inmates each, according to a new report.

  • Sen. Corker: 'Fiscal Fatigue' Has Set In     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    After working four years as a construction superintendent, corker started his own construction company, Bencor, with $8,000. In 1999, he purchased the Osborne Building Corporation and the Stone Fort Land Company, the two largest real estate companies in Chattanooga, making him the largest private landowner in Hamilton County, Tenn.  Corker is the junior United States Senator from Tennessee. Before his election to the Senate in 2006, he served as mayor of Chattanooga from 2001 to 2005.

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.

  • US Treasury to Sell 30 Million More GM Shares Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury

    The Treasury Department says it will begin another round of sales of the General Motors stock it acquired during the government's bailout of the auto industry.

  • Analyzing the Benefits of Abe's 'Third Arrow'     Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:45 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore and Nick Maroutsous of Kapstream Capital react to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term structural reforms.

  • Medicare's Exhaustion Forecast Extended by Two Years Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    The government reports that Medicare's hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026 and that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund in 2033.

  • How the Media Gets Gays' Financial Picture Wrong Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:20 PM ET
    Mitchell and Cameron from ABC's "Modern Family"

    Unlike the media depiction of gays as mostly white and wealthy, LGBT Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexuals.

  • Mortgage Relief Offered to Oklahoma Tornado Victims Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:42 PM ET
    Destroyed houses and other buildings in Moore, Okla.

    The Feds have granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with FHA mortgages in areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado.

  • Federal Execs to Get Millions Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.

  • Obama on IRS Scandal: I Didn't Know Before Reports Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks to guests during a visit to Argonne National Laboratory on March 15, 2013 in Argonne, Illinois.

    President Obama said that he did not know about the IRS Inspector General's report on the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny before it was leaked.

  • Longer Benefits Keep People Jobless? Maybe Not Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.

  • Drugs Costs Face Vast Disparity Under Obamacare Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:23 AM ET

    Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.

  • Poorer Students Getting Less Aid Than Rich Peers Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

    Colleges are using merit-based aid to lure wealthier students who can afford rising tuition and fees while low-income students are increasingly bypassed, according to a study.

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