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House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama's tax plans and veto threats "just aren't the wrong policies, they're the wrong priorities."
The war to win back the middle class is far more important to our future than any conflicts abroad. And President Obama seems to be the only realist in Washington, this professor says.
While most of the initiatives mentioned in the State of the Union speech face large partisan headwinds, both parties should rally behind one statement.
AT&T chief Randall Stephenson tells CNBC the debate over net neutrality rules may end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.
The president challenged Republicans to support his push on education, child care and middle class tax breaks.
The White House issued a veto threat against a bill on natural gas pipelines floating in the House of Representatives.
President Obama, facing a new Republican majority in Congress, asked for a broad package of reform in his annual address to lawmakers.
President Obama wants to use the tax code to slow the widening gap between the richest and poorest Americans.
President Obama's proposed cybersecurity policy, if passed, may not address the fundamental threat to businesses and consumers.
The former House majority leader says he's worried that President Obama will "inflame and conflict with" the new Republican Congress in his State of the Union speech.
For the best trade around the State of the Union, political and financial analysts recommend housing and basic economy-related stocks.
The Chinese president's new base salary, equivalent to $22,256 a year, remains a fraction of that of global peers.
Obama has two goals: further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt the Democratic Party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
Obama's top economic aide cites "strong economic logic" behind the idea of new tax hikes on the rich to pay for broad tax cuts.
In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Obama will challenge Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping the middle class.
Evidence gathered about N. Korea proved critical in President Obama accusing the country of ordering the cyberattack on Sony. The NYT reports.
NY's Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce a trade mission to the Caribbean island, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
Authorities do not need to change course on balancing security and privacy, President Barack Obama and British PM David Cameron said.
The U.S. government’s regulations for traveling to Cuba can be confusing. Here are six tips to decipher the new rules, Global Post reports.
NY's top law enforcement official plans to help bring more fraud cases against the world's biggest banks for selling shoddy mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis.
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