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Marco Rubio has one of the worst voting records in Congress. But in the recent past it's Democrats who have a greater habit of not showing up to vote.
Markets should not fear a government shutdown despite increasing confusion over congressional leadership, Freedom Caucus member Mick Mulvaney says.
GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie has a very simple view on the House's current state of flux.
"I believe we're well on the road to socialism," Rafferty Capital Markets' Dick Bove says.
GOP candidates haven't wanted to touch them, and still don't. But demographic reality is dragging Social Security and Medicare into the 2016 debate.
The House got enough votes to possibly reauthorize the Export-Import Bank's charter.
Nevermind a government shutdown. The looming fight over the debt ceiling could create an even bigger mess.
The billionaire tech impresario said in a tweet he may run for the House's top spot.
Rep. Darrell Issa tells CNBC he's considering putting his name in the hat as a candidate for speaker of the House.
McCarthy's withdrawal throws further uncertainty on congressional leadership ahead of crucial budget negotiations.
Volkswagen America CEO Michael Horn apologizes on Capitol Hill and says VW is "determined to make things right."
Childhood obesity is a major epidemic and the government can save billions by helping to fight it in this way, says Curt Ellis.
As a joint federal-state program serving the poor, Medicaid stands on narrower, shakier ground. That's especially true in the GOP presidential race.
The economic impact of an Amtrak shutdown would mean more than an inconvenience for commuters. It may affect the larger economy.
Real estate mogul Sam Zell tells CNBC that fellow property billionaire Donald Trump does not have the right personality for the White House.
The GOP candidate says he would stipulate that 10 percent of the profits had to be used in enterprise zones or to create jobs.
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