Calling Sunday's referendum a 'facade and a joke', U.S. Senator John McCain says the next long term goal for the U.S. is to help Ukraine regain Crimea. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.» Read More
The national party and its supporters in business are desperate for a candidate who can reverse its trends with women and minorities.
Senators Graham and McCain threaten to put Janet Yellen's Fed chair nomination on hold. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports the details.
*Says fellow Senator Ted Cruz tapped vein of "anger". WASHINGTON, Oct 21- The troubled launch of Democratic President Barack Obama's healthcare website could give Republicans a chance to regain some of the political ground they lost during the recent government shutdown, Republican Senator John McCain said on Monday.
House of Representatives is unlikely to act on the issue until at least early next year, which could complicate its chances of passing Congress.
Leaders from both parties insist a new government shutdown must be avoided although a plan to dodge it is still elusive and Sen. Ted Cruz is urging a repeat.
WASHINGTON, Oct 20- The U.S. economy has been hurt by a recent budget standoff in Washington and it is important that the nation does not go through another around of brinkmanship, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 20- A week after U.S. Senate leaders brokered a bipartisan spending deal to reopen the U.S. government and stave off a potentially disastrous default on American debt, Reuters will host several key players in the budget dispute as part of its annual Washington Summit.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told CNBC on Thursday that lawmakers should try the regular budget process for a change.
'What has been done to the civilian sector ... is so harmful,' says Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the impact of the shutdown on American citizens as well as both political parties. McCain also shares his thoughts on how Congress can likely reach a compromise on the budget.
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."
"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).
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.
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."
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.
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.
Former Rep. Barney Frank on Monday dismissed calls to bring back a Depression-era law that divided commercial and investment banking.
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.
Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), defends the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, her bill designed to rein in too-big-to-fail banks.
"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.