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  • Candidates fill out applications at a job fair in New York

    A slightly better-than-expected June jobs report offers a modest political boon to President Obama. NBC News reports.

  • Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader

    Rep. Eric Cantor entertained the possibility of raising the debt ceiling, an idea that's out of the question for some of his fiscally conservative colleagues in Congress.

  • Rep. Cantor on Social Security & IRS

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the projected depletion of U.S. social security and Medicare funds. And Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) discusses the social security report and the IRS targeting scandal.

  • Maria Bartiromo

    Record low interest rates, cold hard cash on balance sheets and Mexico are among the themes at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

  • For almost 10 years, CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has covered the Milken Institute's Global Conference in Los Angeles each spring.

  • Kernen to Cantor: Don't Oppose Gay Marriage

    During a live interview on "Squawk Box," CNBC's Joe Kernen challenges GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's opposition to gay marriage: "No one's asking you to marry another man." (3:17)

  • Rep. Cantor's Goal to Face Challenging Issues

    Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), provides a preview of a major policy speech he will deliver later today at the American Enterprise Institute that includes education reform, revitalizing America, and expanding the GOP message.

  • 'Prepping' is the key word in Davos today as 'Team Bartiromo' finalized details for the 40+ interviews about to air over the next three days.

  • Jacob Lew

    The president signals he's not bluffing over the debt ceiling.

  • Nancy Pelosi

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi are clashing over the prospect of another round of tax increases on the wealthy.

  • Nancy Pelosi stands with House Speaker John Boehner after presenting him with the gavel during the first session of the 113th Congress.

    Rep. John Boehner was re-elected House speaker on Thursday as the 113th Congress ushered in the new and the old -- dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government.

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner

    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.

  • Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie blasted fellow Republican John Boehner and the GOP-controlled House on Wednesday, saying he was disgusted that Congress failed to approve emergency aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

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    A bipartisan furor erupted after House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

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    The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month.

  • Democratic and Republican sources involved in negotiations reported some progress Friday toward a potential deal averting the "fiscal cliff" ahead of an afternoon summit at the White House between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders.

  • Geithner Likely to Stay at Treasury Until ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday notified Congress that the U.S. is going to hit the debt ceiling on New Year's Eve.

  • Cantor: 'Plan B' Will Pass

    We are committed to addressing the spending, said House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, (R-VA) explaining the GOP's alternative plan to address the looming "fiscal cliff." CNBC's John Harwood, weighs in.

  • President Barack Obama is not ready to accept a new offer from the Republicans to raise taxes on top earners in exchange for major cuts in entitlement programs, a source said late on Saturday.

  • Cantor Expects Big Day For Romney in Virginia

    Will Governor Romney take the battleground state of Virginia? Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), weighs in on Romney's economic plan to get Americans back to work.