The war to win back the middle class is far more important to our future than any conflicts abroad. And President Obama seems to be the only realist in Washington, this professor says.» Read More
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.
The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month.
Democratic and Republican sources involved in negotiations reported some progress Friday toward a potential deal averting the "fiscal cliff" ahead of an afternoon summit at the White House between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday notified Congress that the U.S. is going to hit the debt ceiling on New Year's Eve.
We are committed to addressing the spending, said House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, (R-VA) explaining the GOP's alternative plan to address the looming "fiscal cliff." CNBC's John Harwood, weighs in.
President Barack Obama is not ready to accept a new offer from the Republicans to raise taxes on top earners in exchange for major cuts in entitlement programs, a source said late on Saturday.
Will Governor Romney take the battleground state of Virginia? Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), weighs in on Romney's economic plan to get Americans back to work.
Congress got back to work this week, but Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on how to address the country’s fiscal problems.
A new book by Bob Woodward mines the details of the largely failed negotiations between House Republicans and the White House to tame the nation’s deficit, The New York Times reports.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice “brings gravitas” and would be a “qualified” vice presidential candidate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Wednesday on CNBC.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) provides perspective on the House's decision to repeal Obamacare, and whether it is a "stunt," and shares his opinions on Romney's ability to lead the country.
With the nation awaiting a landmark ruling, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC that “we need to repeal” President Barack Obama’s health care reform.
There's clearly a consensus in the House that Obamacare was a mistake and we need to repeal the law, says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discussing the pending Supreme Court decision on health care; and addressing the "serious" deficit problem facing the nation and the best way to create jobs.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor weighed in on his pick for a Republican vice presidential nominee — a fellow Virginian, Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), says Mitt Romney stands for free markets and pro-growth economics. "This is an election which is a referendum on the President's policies," he tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow.