President Barack Obama said the proposed pipeline project had occupied "an over-inflated role in our political discourse."» Read More
WASHINGTON, Aug 1- Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The 72- year-old vice president has been having meetings at his Washington residence to explore the idea of...
New York City's LaGuardia airport to get a $4 billion makeover.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday a plan to completely overhaul LaGuardia Airport that comes with a $4 billion price tag.
Former US trading commissioner Bart Chilton channels his inner Dr. Seuss in talking about Dodd-Frank five years later.
Five years after Dodd-Frank, we’re still waiting for Wall Street pay reform, says Sarah Anderson.
WASHINGTON, July 15- President Barack Obama, seeking to sell the Iran nuclear deal to skeptical U.S. lawmakers and nervous allies, insisted on Wednesday the landmark agreement was the only alternative to a nuclear arms race and more war in the Middle East. Obama made his case in a nationally televised news conference responding to critics at home and abroad after...
June 26- Mining firm Rio Tinto Ltd has pledged to invest at least $250 million to $300 million in the construction of the underground section of the massive Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia this year, Mongolia's prime minister said on Friday. The second phase of construction at the mine is expected to begin this year, Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg...
WASHINGTON, June 23- The United States on Tuesday said cyber theft sponsored by the Chinese government was a major problem and stressed the need to keep Asian sea lanes open at annual talks with China. In opening statements at the wide-ranging Strategic and Economic Dialog forum in Washington, both sides expressed a desire for constructive bilateral...
In opening statements at the wide-ranging Strategic and Economic Dialogue forum in Washington, China expressed a desire for constructive relations with the United States, and said the two sides could manage their differences- as long as they accommodated each other's core interests. Vice President Joe Biden said China and the United States might not...
WASHINGTON, June 16- The White House has secured more than $4 billion to boost clean energy and fight climate change from foundations, institutional investors and philanthropies, doubling a goal set in February, administration officials said. Vice President Joe Biden told a conference on clean energy at the White House on Tuesday that a "staggering" number of...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership does not include a provision that would prevent currency manipulation, Democratic economist Jared Bernstein tells CNBC.
CNBC's John Harwood reports highlights from the White House correspondents' dinner.
Voters think some candidates represent the past rather than the future, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds.
For struggling Caribbean nations dependent on energy subsidies from Venezuela, the crash in oil prices is not welcome news.
President Obama's proposed tax on 529 college savings accounts is stirring up debate about whether it would help or hurt the middle class.
Millions of workers just got a pay raise, but there's a gulf between those who think wage policies will help or hurt the economy.
Top officials from the U.S. and Turkey emerged from a meeting offering no indication that the two countries had bridged their differences.
A NBC-Wall Street Journal survey showed that just 25 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction, same as in June.
Voters generally find candidates associated with their political party are more attractive, reports Today Show.
Vice President Joe Biden used a choice word to describe his job Thursday night during an event at Harvard University's Institute of Politics.