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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions on Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack Obama to fill the seat left by the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a lifetime appointment that would help decide some of the most divisive issues facing Americans.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions on Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack Obama to replace the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a lifetime appointment that would help decide some of the most divisive issues facing Americans. "We ought to make the 2016 election...

  • Feb 13- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace the jurist just months before a presidential election. FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH. "The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next...

  • Feb 13- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential election. REPUBLICAN SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL "The American people should have a voice in the selection...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- President Barack Obama should nominate a new Supreme Court justice "right away" to fill the vacancy left by the death of Antonin Scalia, U.S. "With so many important issues pending before the Supreme Court, the Senate has a responsibility to fill vacancies as soon as possible," Reid said. "It would be unprecedented in recent history for the Supreme...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- A wide-ranging U.S. energy bill, the country's first major energy measure in more than eight years, was close to stalling in the Senate on Thursday as the chamber struggled to strike a deal to help Flint, Michigan cope with a drinking water crisis. Democratic Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, both of Michigan, had proposed an amendment to...

  • Senator Harry Reid suing exercise-band maker

    U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is suing a company that makes and markets a flexible exercise band that he says broke or slipped from his hand during an arm-strengthening routine on New Year's Day, causing him to fall and suffer face, rib and eye injuries.

  • Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International Jim Murren

    It has not been a good year to be a shareholder in a major casino company. But the CEO says, "We're doing better, thank God."

  • Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

    Whether its Jeb or Hillary in the White House, here's why tax reform will be the big winner in 2016, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L), Senate Minority Whip Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Thune (R-SD).

    Plans to avert a shutdown began taking shape, but it was still far from certain whether a dispute over Planned Parenthood could be overcome.

  • Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada

    Sen. Harry Reid said that a Nevada utility, owned by Buffett's Berkshire, is proposing a potential blow to the state's rooftop solar industry.

  • Senator Ted Cruz speaking at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York.

    The Ex-Im Bank proves that crony capitalism recognizes power, not partisanship.

  • Dennis Hof, at his Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Carson City, Nev.

    "It's time to get someone in Washington that understands what Nevada is all about," said Dennis Hof, who added that his run is "pretty likely."

  • Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)

    The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote.

  • Reid: Republican candidates 'all losers'

    CNBC's John Harwood speaks to Sen. Harry Reid about his boxing days and his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election.

  • Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill on March 17, 2015.

    As he winds down his career, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sits down with CNBC's John Harwood to rip critics, talk of 2016 and his own plans.

  • Reid: Obama executive orders 'should have started sooner'

    Sen. Harry Reid's support for President Obama stems from their similar philosophies and backgrounds, he tells CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Reid: 'I'd ban football before boxing'

    CNBC's John Harwood asks Harry Reid about his boxing days.

  • Reid: GOP candidates 'all losers'

    Sen. Harry Reid speaks candidly to CNBC's Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood about everyone from Rush Limbaugh and John Boehner to Bill and Hillary Clinton.

  • Reid: No technology exists 'to get me my sight back'

    Sen. Harry Reid has his strength back, but still can't see out of his right eye as a result of his January exercising injury, he tells CNBC's John Harwood.