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The minimum wage debate will be a key focus of the 2016 presidential election, the former senior advisor to President Obama told CNBC.
Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide & White House political director, and CNBC contributor, discusses the correlation between the popularity of "American Sniper" and whether it will help Republican candidates next year.
There may not be a government shutdown looming but there are some serious fiscal battles coming in the months ahead, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
Businesses should not plan on plunking down money on investments in Cuba just yet, said a former U.S. Commerce Secretary.
Walter Isaacson, president & CEO of The Aspen Institute, discusses the announcement by Jeb Bush that he is going to "actively explore" a Presidential run.
What the heck is going on with oil? Jim Cramer can't take the slow death of oil anymore. He shares his guide to navigating this nasty commodity.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has posted a document today detailing CIA activities in the wake of September 11th.CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the agency's chief said Wednesday.
Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.
While other Republicans are thinking about 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a personal business empire.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen shows the video of President George W. Bush taking the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Obama topped a new Quinnipiac University national poll that asked respondents whom they thought has been the worst president since WWII.
Kevin McCarthy seems eager to make his bones with the hard right by killing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that just 41 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's handling of his job, reversing an uptick this spring.
The number of trains carrying crude oil is increasing and so is the number of spills, exposing a world of secrecy around these operations.
The federal minimum wage has been below what it should be to keep a family afloat. Should it be raised and how much?
President Obama this week will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for millions of workers.
The new bipartisan budget deal will be approved, but not everyone is going to be happy about it, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., predicted on CNBC Wednesday.
The rollout of Obamacare has been "absolutely chaotic" and the law itself is flawed, said former Bush HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson.
Janet Yellen will be forced to defend the Fed when she faces senators later this week, but critics have little hope of sinking her nomination.