While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.» Read More
Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner had offers from some of the biggest firms on Wall Street. So why did he choose a low-key equity firm?
Critics of the former Treasury secretary's move to private equity fail to pinpoint what he is doing that's so bad, writes POLITICO's Ben White.
Democrats counting on Obama simply to pass the torch to Hillary Clinton may be in for a letdown, if this expert's analysis is correct.
Rachael Sacks said she has no intention of apologizing or flip-flopping on her views about wealth discrimination. A person's a person, she seems to argue, no matter how rich.
Four structural factors helped push the U.S. into this government shutdown, and now facing potential default.
House Republicans confronting the politically volatile issue of immigration are wrestling with what to do about those already here illegally.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
Gov. Rick Perry will visit gun makers in New York and Connecticut this week to try to bring them to gun-friendly Texas.
An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.
The former Massachusetts governor speaks out on the structure of the government and immigration policies with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.
Algorithms are growing ever more powerful but they are not always up to deciphering the ambiguity of human language and the mystery of reasoning. They are being asked to be more humanlike in what they figure out.
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, warns that growth will go down and unemployment will go up as a result of these forced budget cuts.
President Obama's Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew has almost $60,000 stored away in the Cayman Islands. Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute senior fellow; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Dan Greenhaus, share their opinions.
President Obama turned to corporate leaders as he tried to rally support for comprehensive immigration reform.
President Obama called on Congress to make good on plans to overhaul the immigration system and offer a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. He said that if Congress is unable to act quickly, he will propose legislation and demand lawmakers vote on it.
Republican leaders gathered today to discuss the best way to reboot their party's image after 2012's election loss. Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; Sara Fagen, Former White House Political Director; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, share their opinions.
From outside Michigan Republican circles, it appeared that the Republican drive to weaken unions came out of the blue - proposed, passed and signed in a mere six days.
House Republican leaders are making a counter-offer in the fiscal cliff talks, with Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Republican House Majority Whip from California.
President Obama laid out a stern warning for Syria, saying "Syria's use of chemical weapons would be unacceptable." John Batchelor of The John Batchelor Show host, weighs in.