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.
Partisanship is as bad as it gets, meaning raising the $17 trillion borrowing limit may be tougher than expected, POLITICO's Ben White says.
With bad weather preventing senators from traveling to Washington, a showdown vote on the unemployment bill was postponed until Tuesday.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
Surprise! Washington could be slightly less dysfunctional next year. Keep an eye on the debt ceiling, tax reform and mid-term elections. POLITICO's Ben White reports.