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An estimated 6 million people will be subject to the penalty for not having health coverage in 2014. The fine is due this tax season.
Rand Paul may not be the GOP front-runner but he's doing a few things really right. Here's what the GOP should learn from him.
Political observers doubt the Chicago mayor's sometimes abrasive style will change much as he struggles with the city's mounting fiscal problems.
Rand Paul's presidential lane is perhaps the most complex to navigate among the GOP field. Here's why, Politico's Ben White explains.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Tuesday morning on his website that he will seek the presidency.
In a political world where candidates nearly always follow the party line on every issue, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has broken the mold.
The dollar’s run-up over the past six months is pinching small exporters, who say they’re facing pricing pressure and overseas competition.
The nuclear deal struck with Iran will prove unenforceable for one reason — economics, says Peter Morici.
The agreed framework for a nuclear deal with Iran would make the world a safer place if implemented, President Barack Obama said.
A statement is expected to say that enough progress has been made to continue talks on Iran's nuclear program until June 30.
Indiana and Arkansas lawmakers plan to fix religion bills that were sent back to them this week after criticism from rights activists and businesses.
Harry Reid wants his deputies to "just relax" in their dispute over leadership posts after his retirement, reports John Harwood.
The move will not apply to workers at franchisee-owned restaurants, which make up 90 percent of U.S. stores.
Arkansas' Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson is sending the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act back to the legislature for a rewrite.
The government for the first time revealed how many people have signed up for HealthCare.gov plans during a special enrollment period.
Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order slashing water use by 25 percent to deal with a drought that just won't quit. NBC News reports.
Six world powers and Iran missed a Tuesday deadline to reach an outline accord reining in Tehran's nuclear program, extending talks into an extra day.
The number of Cuban-Americans who support the decision to normalize relations with Cuba now stands at 51 percent, up from 44 percent in December.
The chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores on Tuesday asked the governor of Arkansas to veto a religious freedom measure, saying the bill approved by lawmakers earlier in the day undermines "the spirit of inclusion" in the state.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence called for a change to his state's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act this week.