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The Arizona governor has until Saturday to act on a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gays and lesbians.
Gov. Jan Brewer is under pressure to veto a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.
The Michigan Democrat is the former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and has been a staunch advocate for the auto industry.
Center-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's prime minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign.
Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.
Negotiators in the U.S. Congress on Monday unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill that aims to prevent another government shutdown.
His presidential ambitions on the line, Gov. Chris Christie fires a top aide and apologizes for politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge that caused a traffic nightmare for days.
A a final budget fight will play out in the nearly empty Capitol as staffers parcel out more than $1 trillion.
President Obama said more than half a million Americans enrolled in health insurance plans through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of December.
Surprise! Washington could be slightly less dysfunctional next year. Keep an eye on the debt ceiling, tax reform and mid-term elections. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.
Senate approval of the budget deal could provide an opening for making progress next year on President Obama's stalled legislative agenda.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the decade-old dispute.
Democratic Senator Max Baucus called for repealing a tax code provision that allows U.S. multinationals to park foreign profits offshore tax-free.
President Obama says the government needs to stop governing by crisis and noted that he doesn't foresee another debt-ceiling crisis happening soon.
Sen. Olympia Snowe cited political divisiveness when she decided not to run for re-election. Now she's telling Congress to pass a budget or else.
The disastrous Obamacare rollout means more leverage for those looking to cut spending to balance the federal budget, says Michael Yoshikami.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday important gaps needed to be bridged in high-stakes talks with Iran on curbing its nuclear program.
When President Obama lands in Boston to talk about the federal health insurance overhaul, he'll be hoping to draw parallels with Massachusetts' law.
A bad credit score can cost you thousands of dollars extra in interest, but there are ways to improve it—fast.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
Detroit's emergency manager's office says a determination on how the bonds will be sold would be made next week.
The government issued a new rule and suggested another one Friday to address objections to the Obamacare contraception mandate.
Yellen's speech is being closely watched amid the intensifying debate over how soon the Fed should raise interest rates.
President Obama may want to start listening to critics if he doesn't want to cost Democrats the Senate, Politico's Ben White says.