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The economy is ending the year strong and the budget deal will help ease the drag on the economy, top Obama economic advisor Jason Furman tells CNBC.
Costly pensions are being blamed for the financial bind hitting U.S. cities. But bad management played a bigger role, says a new report.
The Internal Revenue Service has been doing business with nearly 1,200 vendors that owe back taxes, including one contractor that owed $525 million.
Several high-level executives at tech and media companies spent most of a White House meeting calling for more transparency in NSA's PRISM program.
The Obama administration has angered media outlets by banning outside cameras during key events, favoring its own photographer instead.
Washington state plans to deter marijuana tourism by limiting supply, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Detroit's bankruptcy recovery begins as a bond insurance firm drops objections to a controversial financing plan to reach agreements with the city.
The White House tapped former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene to replace Jeff Zients as HealthCare.gov's Mr. Fix-it.
Two U.S. senators are criticizing a federal agency for not booting criminal doctors from a list of approved Medicare providers as required by law.
Wall Street now expects that the Federal Reserve will taper by February, according to the CNBC Fed Survey for December..
U.S. President Barack Obama will meet executives from leading technology companies like Google and Apple on Tuesday.
A federal judge says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.
New York state lawmakers introduced a bill last week that would legalize the sale, regulation and taxation of marijuana.
As the Federal Reserve marks its 100th anniversary, market observers ponder who might be the central bank's greatest chairman.
Austerity-obsessed Republicans have forgotten the key role they're supposed to play in supporting the U.S. economy.
The dismal approval rating for the Affordable Care Act may be most remarkable because it hasn't gotten substantially worse, according to the result of the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
The DC budget deal appears to be a welcome diversion from the governing-by-crisis model, but it may be the exception rather than the rule. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
The markets should not drive the decision on whether the Fed starts tapering its bond purchases, former Fed Governor Frederic Mishkin told CNBC.
Detroit may have to rely on the generosity of strangers to keep its impressive art collection that was amassed with taxpayer dollars in better times.
I think the Affordable Care Act will improve our health-care coverage dramatically—and reduce our costs, said small-business owner Wally Graff.