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  • Repealing Obamacare is 'fool's errand': McCain  Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), weighs in on Harry Reid's comments, the ability to negotiate on the debt ceiling, and explains why he thinks repealing Obamacare is a "fool's errand."

  • McCain: More pressure on GOP  Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    "There has been too much damage and harm inflicted on innocent people; we have to get the government open," says Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).

  • Some in GOP say: Default? So what? Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 6:18 AM ET
    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

    Leaders are counting on an economic meltdown to pull Republicans into line, but a broad section of the party says a default poses little threat.

  • McCain's shutdown outrage  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Republican John McCain reacts to the threat of the debt ceiling. CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the details.

  • Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), explains why any military strike against Syria must take out Syrian President Bashar Assad's command and control capability, and "get the right weapons to the right people" and "turn this situation around."

  • US getting tough on Egypt's army? Don't bet on it Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Egyptian army soldiers block Salah Salem highway to prevent supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi from crossing during their demonstration in Cairo.

    The United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week.

  • Obama may have a Republican secret weapon Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Sen. John McCain and President Barack Obama may seem like an unlikely team, but amid an uncooperative House and Senate, they are coming to the middle and working to compromise.

  • Barney Frank dismisses calls for splitting banks Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:06 PM ET
    Barney Frank, Financial Services Committee ranking member

    Former Rep. Barney Frank on Monday dismissed calls to bring back a Depression-era law that divided commercial and investment banking.

  • Sen. Warren: No risky trading with insured deposits Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 10:07 AM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    The big banks should not be allowed to dip into FDIC-insured deposits to engage in risky trading activities, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said on CNBC Friday, as she pushed for a new, modern-day bank breakup bill.

  • Sen. Warren Leads Charge to Break Up Big Banks  Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), defends the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, her bill designed to rein in too-big-to-fail banks.

  • The Sound of Breaking Glass-Steagall Act  Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    "For the life of me, I do not understand... why anyone would want to recreate the very companies that caused the past financial crisis," declared Dick Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO at Wells Fargo, sharing his views on breaking up big banks and the future of financial institutions.

  • New Glass-Steagall?  Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports John McCain and Elizabeth Warren are joining forces to introduce a bill that would reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act.

  • Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), weighs in on the NSA scandal and Edward Snowden's pursuit of asylum in China and Russia.

  • "The status quo is unacceptable," said Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the likelihood of passing immigration reform in both Houses of Congress, while "eleven million people" remain living in the shadows.

  • Senate Immigration Bill Boosted by Border Deal Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:39 AM ET
    U.S. Border Patrol agent Ryan Bell looks for drug smugglers along the Rio Grande.

    Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.

  • Immigration Vote Pits Republican Versus Republican Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:59 AM ET
    Republican members of Congress listen as the votes of the Electoral College are tallied in the House on Jan. 4, 2013.

    An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.

  • Vote Nears on Fiercely Debated US Immigration Bill Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:04 AM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks along a section of the recently constructed fence at the U.S.-Mexico border.

    The U.S. Senate is preparing to cast the first votes in the full Senate on a landmark bill that offers the best chance in decades to remake the nation's immigration system.

  • In Congress, Bills and Scandals Vie for Attention Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Lawmakers are facing a critical juncture on immigration legislation and two Obama administration controversies. The New York Times reports.

  • This Tax Loophole Mistake Saves Companies Billions Friday, 31 May 2013 | 5:54 AM ET
    The seal on the US Treasury building in Washington, DC.

    The "check the box" loophole shows how Washington saved money for American corporations and deprived the government of billions in tax revenue.

  • Immigration Reform to Cost $6 Trillion, Study Finds Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:24 AM ET
    An immigrant from Colombia chants during a rally on immigration reform in front of the White House.

    A Senate immigration bill would cost $6.3 trillion over 50 years to provide benefits for millions now in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation says in a controversial study.