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Kmele Foster

How entrepreneurs can get ahead

05/24/13 02:00PM

Finding new markets will help entrepreneurs put workers in the United States ahead of cheap foreign labor, businessman Kmele Foster said Friday during a web-exclusive interview. read more

This digital composite shows (L-R, clockwise) U.S. first lady Michelle Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Former U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Kirsty...

Michelle Obama, Angela Merkel among world's most powerful women

05/23/13 12:00PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped Forbes' 2013 list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, followed Merkel in second and third respectively. read more

 Donny Deutsch appears on NBC News' 'Today' show. (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)

Donny Deutsch: I 'would love' to run for mayor

05/16/13 02:30PM

The media's ability to "crush" people considering to run for political office before they even put their name on the ballot prevents Americans from electing the politicians this country needs, New York City ad man Donny Deutsch said on Thursday. read more

Sen. Olympia Snowe

Sen. Snowe from outside the Capitol looking in

05/14/13 04:30PM

Former Sen. Olympia Snowe realized she had to make changes from outside the doors of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., if lawmakers could ever alter their work habits, she told msnbc on Tuesday. read more

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Fmr. Sen. Olympia Snowe: President is the ‘engine’

05/14/13 11:45AM

After making her exit from the Senate as one of the last moderate lawmakers in an increasingly polarized Congress, former Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe is now looking to President Obama to mend the public's lack of trust in Washington. read more

Graduating students listen to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at the University of Michigan commencement ceremony in Ann Arbor, Michigan in this May 1, 2010 file photograph (Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

Is college worth the cost?

05/03/13 11:00AM

With the nation's student loan debt rising more than $2,800 per second, families must be smart about higher education. The average loan rate is $25,000, said former Secretary of Education Bill Bennett. read more

Elissa Montanti

Nonprofit founder heals one child at a time

05/02/13 03:45PM

Elissa Montanti has devoted her time to helping more than 160 wounded children of war and natural disasters, but unknowingly, they have made a difference in her own life. read more

Eric Schmidt

Google chairman anticipates 'heart attack day' for technology

04/23/13 05:30PM

The day when the estimated five billion people who live day-to-day without technology connect to the Internet—for the first time—and receive a cell phone with access to communication will be a "heart attack day," said Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google. read more

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends a news conference where it was announced that free Wi-Fi will be provided by Google to the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea on January 8, 2013 in New York City. Google has teamed up with the Chelsea...

Bloomberg Mayors Challenge celebrates and funds local reform

03/13/13 11:15AM

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined the Morning Joe crew to unveil the five winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge, a grant competition that invites mayors to improve their cities through localized initiatives funded to the tune of $1 million dollars. read more