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  • With Lew, Obama Sends Message to the GOP Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 1:41 PM ET
    Jacob Lew

    The president signals he's not bluffing over the debt ceiling.

  • Nancy Pelosi

    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.

  • Boehner Re-Elected Speaker as New Congress Convenes Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    Nancy Pelosi stands with House Speaker John Boehner after presenting him with the gavel during the first session of the 113th Congress.

    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.

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner

    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.

  • Chris Christie

    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.

  • Congress Ends Without Vote on Sandy Aid Bill Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 8:18 AM ET

    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.

  • Leaders Agree to a Deal Stop Spike in Milk Prices Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 8:49 AM ET

    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.

  • Possible 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Signaled Ahead of Summit Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 12:41 PM ET

    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.

  • Geithner Warns US to Hit Debt Ceiling Monday Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday notified Congress that the U.S. is going to hit the debt ceiling on New Year's Eve.

  • Cantor: 'Plan B' Will Pass  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    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.

  • White House Won't Accept New Tax Offer: Source Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    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.

  • Cantor Expects Big Day For Romney in Virginia  Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 7:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Leaders Remain Far Apart on ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Fix Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 5:28 PM ET

    Congress got back to work this week, but Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on how to address the country’s fiscal problems.

  • Woodward Book Details Battles Over Deficit Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 1:26 PM ET
    Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio(L), President Barack Obama (R)

    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.

  • Cantor Weighs in on a Condi Rice Candidacy Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 9:31 PM ET
    Eric Cantor

    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.

  • House Votes to Repeal Obamacare  Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Cantor: 'We Need to Repeal' Obamacare Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:59 PM ET
    Eric Cantor

    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.

  • Cantor on the Health of Job Creation  Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 7:12 AM ET

    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.

  • Eric Cantor Pushes Bob McDonnell for VP Spot Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor weighed in on his pick for a Republican vice presidential nominee — a fellow Virginian, Gov. Bob McDonnell.

  • Does Romney Have Right Message?  Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    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.