The budget deal would free Obama from budget battles as he looks to secure his legacy in the remainder of his second term, The New York Times reports.» Read More
WASHINGTON, June 11- The U.S. Senate failed on Thursday to advance legislation to strengthen protections against cyber attacks, as Democrats banded together to oppose the measure's inclusion in a defense policy bill President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. It was the third time in three years that the Senate has failed to advance bipartisan cyber...
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.
CNBC's John Harwood speaks to Sen. Harry Reid about his boxing days and his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election.
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.
Sen. Harry Reid's support for President Obama stems from their similar philosophies and backgrounds, he tells CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood asks Harry Reid about his boxing days.
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.
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.
Harry Reid wants his deputies to "just relax" in their dispute over leadership posts after his retirement, reports John Harwood.
Some big banks have discussed withholding campaign donations to Democrats in symbolic protest of Elizabeth Warren's calls for them to be broken up.
The House did not record enough votes on Friday to pass a bill that would have temporarily funded the Department of Homeland Security.
Congress appeared to be headed toward approving a bill postponing Homeland Security's partial shutdown.
Congressional negotiators resolved policy disputes to reach a deal for a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Tuesday but may still need a stop-gap extension to avoid a government shutdown on Thursday.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), discusses how he plans to make progress for the country and fix the Congress. McConnell says the first thing he needs to do is get the Senate back to normal.
Kansas independent Senate challenger Greg Orman's complaints of inaction by Congress may sway conservatives to send him to Washington.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $10.9 billion extension of U.S. transportation funding through May 2015, to avert cutbacks in August.
The House Appropriations Committee, responsible for how to spend a trillion dollars, lost its clout. Can the midterms help it return to power?
The current housing finance system is likely to be with us until after the 2014 midterm elections and probably well beyond.
A hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser has pleaded guilty in New York to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.
A bill to wind down mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would leave a decision on how to treat their private shareholders to the courts.