House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration "deliberately sabotage" bipartisan efforts.» Read More
WASHINGTON, June 19- U.S. House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday chose an ally of Speaker John Boehner for the No. 2 job in the chamber, a setback for some conservative lawmakers hoping to use a leadership election to boost their influence.
WASHINGTON, June 18- House of Representatives Republican lawmakers pressured candidates for party leadership jobs on Wednesday to put a higher priority on conservative principles in setting the legislative agenda for the chamber.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is "taking a nap" as terrorists capture Iraqi cities and move toward the capital of Baghdad.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to House Speaker John Boehner's comments on President Obama's foreign policy and the mission in Iraq.
House Speaker John Boehner, comments on Eric Cantor's primary defeat and discusses America's frustration with Washington and immigration.
House Speaker John Boehner, discusses the Obama administration's foreign policy agenda and comments on the Bergdahl prisoner exchange.
House Speaker John Boehner is due to brief the press and discuss Eric Cantor's defeat. CNBC's John Harwood looks into what issues lead to Cantor's loss.
WASHINGTON, June 11- A shock primary election defeat for Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, left his political party in chaos on Wednesday as financial markets worried the shakeup might renew budget fights that in the past have caused government shutdowns and near credit defaults.
WASHINGTON, June 11- A combination of over-confidence, neglect of his district and voter anger at congressional leaders fueled Republican Eric Cantor's stunning primary loss in Virginia, an upset that rocked the Republican Party.
Eric Cantor will step down from his post as majority leader on July 31 after losing his primary bid Tuesday night. NBC News reports.
WASHINGTON, June 11- U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to step down as the No. 2 House Republican after a shock election defeat to a Tea Party movement upstart that set off an unexpected scramble for new leadership. The Washington Post reported that Cantor would leave his post effective July 31.
NEW YORK, June 11- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's shocking defeat isn't likely to have much effect on U.S. financial markets-- unless his departure emboldens Tea Party Republicans to again threaten a government shut-down over the debt ceiling next year, investment strategists said.
WASHINGTON, June 11- Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party's future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.
Who is the tea party Congressional candidate who upset Eric Cantor in a Virginia Republican primary? The Fiscal Times reports.
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
The Senate passes a bill to restore expired long-term jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans.
Sen. Dan Coats found himself on a Russian sanctions list, and responded in the only way he knew how: cracking some jokes at Vladimir Putin's expense.
House Speaker John Boehner questioned the feasibility of a bipartisan Senate deal to renew expired benefits for the long-term unemployed.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on President Obama's controversial executive order to raise overtime pay.
Energy experts at IHS Ceraweek say market dynamics will keep the lid on prices of U.S. natural gas even if more expensive techniques are used to extract it.