Sen. Mitch McConnell faces a surprisingly tough battle this fall against Alison Lundergan Grimes, who was 5 when he first went to D.C.» Read More
The EPA rules would put the United States on a course to reduce overall U.S. power plant emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, but each state will have its own target. States, which can comply with individually set goals using a range of actions, must submit their plans to the EPA by June 2016.
Looking at the balance of power in the Senate and how voters feel about the President and Congress. Do the Democrats have a "brand advantage" in several Senate races?
The tea party's still out there challenging the Republican establishment, but what's different is that Republican leaders are pushing back—hard.
WASHINGTON, May 7- Kentucky Senator Rand Paul bet on a long-shot and lost in North Carolina's contentious Republican Senate primary, raising new questions about the Tea Party hero's bid to woo the party establishment on his way to a 2016 White House race.
WASHINGTON, May 6- Republicans in North Carolina will vote on Tuesday on their candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in November, in the first of several primaries this month that will test whether the party's establishment can beat back challenges from Tea Party rivals.
WASHINGTON, April 30- U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked one of President Barack Obama's top legislative priorities, a bill to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in five years.
Most of Wall Street views a budget agreement as a done deal. If it's not, lots of people will have to rethink rosy scenarios for a happy New Year.
Republicans in the House were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal, indicating that the rambunctious lawmakers are not spoiling for a fight.
A budget deal aimed at avoiding a U.S. government shutdown on Jan. 15 could emerge in Congress on Tuesday, aides said on Monday.
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.
The budget deal to reopen the government could make it easier for lawmakers to make major changes to tax policy, spending and entitlement programs.
The Fed won't taper its bond-buying program for three or four months because of the D.C. budget overhang, said David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management.
The stock market is not overvalued right now, but it's no bargain anymore, Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, told CNBC on Tuesday.
U.S. Senators indicated they were close to reaching a deal that would reopen the government and push back a possible default, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Discussing some opportunities in the market as the government remains shut down, with Stephanie Link of TheStreet. Link looks at the auto and aerospace sectors.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says there is "no need" for the U.S. to default on its Treasurys.
A NBC News/WSJ poll found 53 percent of participants blame the Republicans in Congress for the government shutdown. CNBC's Larry Kudlow says there are repercussions to the Republican party that we do not know about yet.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the Twitter IPO will not be delayed in spite of the government shutdown.
64 percent of participants of a CNBC survey say mothers-in-law are more favorable than Congress, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Even 53 percent like hemorrhoids better.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports how the government shutdown is impacting folks in Cherry Hill.