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  • Chris Christie on Friday for using taxpayer dollars to pay for his security detail's travel expenses as he campaigns across the country in his quest to win the Republican nomination for the White House. The New Jersey Working Families Alliance and New Jersey Citizen Action are among the plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed in Mercer County accusing Christie of...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- Republican presidential contender Scott Walker on Tuesday unveiled his healthcare plan: repeal Obamacare and replace it with age-based tax credits that Americans could use to offset the cost of purchasing their own coverage. Under his plan, the Wisconsin governor said he would give up to $3,000 directly to taxpayers to buy health...

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's plan for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would extend refundable tax credits to help pay for private health insurance based on age instead of income, restructure Medicaid and allow people to shop for insurance across state lines. The Wisconsin governor provided details of...

  • How pols are targeting youth: Go 360 and Snapchat Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 2:10 PM ET
    Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to guests at the Louisiana Rally with Bernie Sanders at Ponchartain Center on July 26, 2015 in Kenner, Louisiana.

    As presidential hopefuls aspire to win the approval of young voters, they’re turning to mobile video and virtual reality to get their message across.

  • HOUSTON, July 2- BP Plc will pay up to $18.7 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history. Under the agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the states, BP will pay at least $12.8 billion for Clean Water Act...

  • July 2- BP Plc's agreed to pay out $18.7 billion to the U.S. government and five coastal states to settle damages claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill. The following are details of the payouts and reaction from officials in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas:. LOUISIANA: The hardest state because of its proximity to the spill will receive more...

  • July 2- BP Plc has reached a comprehensive $18.7 billion settlement with the U.S. government and five states, a landmark deal that effectively ends years of litigation over environmental damage and human casualties caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill. Clean Water Act fines and natural resources damages, along with claims by Alabama, Florida, Louisiana,...

  • A cultural war that could be a jobs killer Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Demonstrators gather at Monument Circle to protest a controversial religious freedom bill recently signed by Governor Mike Pence, during a rally in Indianapolis March 28, 2015. More than 2,000 people gathered at the Indiana State Capital Saturday to protest Indiana?s newly signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act saying it would promote discrimination against individuals based on sexual orientation.

    In CNBC's 2015 Top States for Business study, the sentiment of business seems to be clear: Corporate America is calling for equality.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- Various Republican governors with an eye on the White House can point to tax cuts and other business-friendly policies they spearheaded as they enter the crowded 2016 presidential contest. Among the handful of governors and former governors competing for the Republican presidential nomination, only one- former Texas Governor Rick...

  • Jindal to make 'major' 2016 announcement Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    Governor Bobby Jindal.

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible GOP presidential candidate, will make a "major announcement" on the 2016 race on June 24 in New Orleans.

  • June 3- Republican Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will make a "major announcement" about his 2016 plans in New Orleans on June 24, NBC reported. He has already made frequent visits to key primary states and launched a presidential exploratory committee, NBC said. Jindal, who is Indian American, has served as the governor of Louisiana since 2008..

  • The case for why it's Hillary's race to lose Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 11:59 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton

    The GOP has a target-rich environment to go after Hillary Clinton. But will that keep her from the White House? Politico's Ben White takes a look.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- Louisiana State University is exploring contingency plans in light of the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall which has resulted in proposed spending cuts, but has not declared "financial exigency," the institution said in a statement on Friday. LSU said that contrary to some media reports, it had not begun the process of filing for financial...

  • WASHINGTON, April 1- Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas...

  • Presidential election has found its punching bag Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Jeb Bush

    Common Core has quickly become a political hot-button, especially for Republican hopefuls trying to distance themselves from Jeb Bush.

  • 10 questions for Bobby Jindal Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 7:14 AM ET
    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and possible presidential candidate sat down to talk with CNBC's John Harwood. Here's what he had to say.

  • Gov. Jindal: 'Full spectrum' conservative talks politics

    CNBC's John Harwood sits down with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, (R), to talk about race, religious extremism, the White House and more.

  • Gov. Jindal: Too conservative or not enough? Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 6:04 AM ET
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sits with CNBC's John Harwood to talk about ambition, Islamic extremism and the timidity of fellow GOPers.

  • 'Who is Bobby Jindal?' Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Is Gov. Jindal too conservative, or not conservative enough?

    Former Rhodes Scholar Bobby Jindal burst onto the political scene as a 24-year-old health care whiz kid and hasn't slowed down. CNBC's Chief Washington correspondent John Harwood sits down with Jindal to talk about ambition, Islamic extremism, and the timidity he sees in some fellow Republicans.

  • Connecticut Senate approves highest minimum wage Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy introduces President Barack Obama before Obama spoke about the minimum wage during an event in Kaiser Hall on the Central Connecticut State University campus in New Britain, Conn., Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

    The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.