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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor expresses the importance of maintaining sequester savings in budget negotiations. Upward mobility can only come from a growing economy, Cantor adds.
Congressional GOP leaders said they would use oversight powers to hold President Obama's administration 'accountable' for problems with its launch.
Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.
U.S. lawmakers are once again racing around the globe on privately financed tours—trips watchdog groups cite as evidence that congressional ethics reforms are unraveling.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discusses why the House voted to postpone the Obamacare mandates for both individuals and businesses.
Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.
A slightly better-than-expected June jobs report offers a modest political boon to President Obama. NBC News reports.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
The president signals he's not bluffing over the debt ceiling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.