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A new NBC-News/Wall Street Journal poll shows a 51 percent majority of the public disapprove Obama's job performance.
Obama may steer away from what's really important to Americans in his State of the Union speech, says political strategist Sara Fagen. Here's why.
President Barack Obama will make his fifth State of Union speech on Tuesday evening. The Financial Times has picked five areas to watch.
CNBC's Fed Survey predicts the Fed will taper its asset buying with a $10 billion reduction at each of its meetings this year.
The gov't and major US tech companies struck a deal that would allow the companies to tell the public about spying-related court orders the receive.
On Tuesday for his State of the Union speech, Obama will have a message for the Congress that has stymied his agenda for the past three years.
The president may get attention, but the economic action this week will take place in the confines of the Fed, POLITICO's Ben White says.
A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill.
For Obama, Tuesday's State of the Union speech will likely be more of an opportunity to press the reset button than a feel-good moment. NBC News reports.
Obama risks tacking too far left and setting Democrats up for disappointment in this year's vital Senate races, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Will the Fed announce further tapering—and what will that mean for the market?
Puerto Rico is in a struggle to borrow money—and it has to do it quickly if it wants to keep ratings agencies happy.
No American financial institution is too large to indict and no bank executive immune from criminal prosecution, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
The U.S. government will soon issue regulations opening banking services to state-sanctioned marijuana businesses despite being illegal federally.
Top Republicans are saying they can no longer just be the party of "No" on Obamacare: They need to come up with an alternative policy.
Edward Snowden, the contractor at the center of the NSA controversy, deserves credit for starting a debate, Eric Schmidt told CNBC on Friday.
Larry Summers, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Harvard President, thinks the U.S. economic recovery is disappointing.
Republicans are showing little stomach for another bruising fight over the U.S. debt limit next month, but they do want to extract some concessions.
Puerto Rico's Senate has approved measures to help it increase its borrowing capacity and better manage a $70 billion public debt load.
Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.