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White House Government Agencies

  • Feds to Probe 787 Dreamliner Glitches

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FAA will conduct a special review of recent technical problems reported on Boeing's aircraft.

  • In 2011, Congress and President Obama went to the brink of government default when congressional Republicans balked at raising the nation's debt ceiling. The spring of 2013 appears to have another debt ceiling fight in store. Here are the top four things that have changed. The CSM reports.

  • A key conservative in the Senate told CNBC on Tuesday that spending cuts would have to be part of any discussion to raise the nation's borrowing limit.

  • A destroyed home is viewed along the beach in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of New York City.

    Rejecting conservative opposition, Congress approved a $9.7 billion aid package for victims of super storm Sandy on Friday after a near mutiny by East Coast Republicans against House Speaker John Boehner.

  • Postal carrier arranging mail in truck

    The former occupants of Capitol Hill didn't deliver, so the cash-strapped Postal Service now turns to the newly sworn-in Congress for help in avoiding its own "fiscal cliff."

  • Santelli: Who is Richard Windsor?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, discuss the false identity assumed by Lisa Jackson, the departing head of the U.S. EPA.

  • Seattle, Washington

    The SEC's whistleblower program report reveals that one state has a very high number of whistleblowers compared with the size of its economy. This suggests that the state also has a high-level of corporate wrongdoing.

  • Donald Trump speaks at the Ritz-Carlton on August 26, 2012 in Sarasota, Florida.

    Donald Trump slams GOP in tweets, saying that Republicans got nothing in the fiscal cliff deal. Here's a look at some principles the real estate mogul might have followed had he been negotiating, the CSM reports.

  • Red wine grapes

    Warmer temperatures mean soon you may have to pay more for your favorite Bordeaux — if you can find it, the Global Post reports.

  • Chicago, Illinois

    New year's revelers could wake up to a hangover of a different sort: new regulations totaling more than 400 across the country.

  • A recent study found kids may not need all four years of school to get ahead. Some students who received two-year degrees earned more than their four-year counterparts. Whoa, does Ferris Bueller know about this?!

  • President Obama (R) meets with members of the bipartisan Governors Association Executive Committee, including Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D)

    The GOP says it wants a deal on the "fiscal cliff" but "their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans are protected," President Obama said on NBC's "Meet the Press."

  • If no "fiscal cliff" deal is reached, Americans could feel pain as taxes rise, unemployment benefits are cut and smaller changes take effect.

  • Does Democracy Change Family Dynamics?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Bill Frezza, Competitive Enterprise Institute, about the problem with entitlement programs.

  • U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner

    Facing a GOP revolt, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly canceled a vote Thursday night on a plan to raise taxes for the wealthy, bringing the country closer to a plunge down the "fiscal cliff."

  • Pres. Obama: We Cannot Accept Gun Violence as Routine

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the president's sense of urgency on gun control, and bridging the "fiscal cliff" gap.

  • Judge Robert Bork, Former Supreme Court Nominee dies.

    Robert Bork, a symbol of the U.S. conservative legal movement and a failed nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, died on Wednesday.

  • Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, Barack Obama and Harry Reid

    Obama's offer to slow the growth of Social Security benefits would force fellow Democrats to abandon promises to shield the program from cuts as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations.

  • Susan Rice

    Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration as U.S. secretary of state Thursday in the face a difficult Senate confirmation battle.

  • Obamacare supporters and protesters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to find out the ruling on the Affordable Health Act June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

    Only 15 states have told the federal government they plan to operate health insurance exchanges under President Obama's reform law.