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Congressional leaders from both parties are working out the details of a two-year federal budget deal they hope to vote on before the holiday recess.
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.
Negotiators on Capitol Hill began discussing ways to ease indiscriminate spending cuts slamming the Pentagon and domestic agencies alike.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and CNBC's Larry Kudlow discuss what doesn't work in Obamacare for Americans, and the Republicans fight to put out comprehensive reforms to replace Obamacare with patient-centered care.
Rep. Paul Ryan want to know there are ways to verify how many people have been offered employer sponsored insurance. "We have ways of verifying" if employer sponsored plans have been offered, says Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator.
"Taxes are off the board," says CNBC's Larry Kudlow, talking about an interview he had with Rep. Paul Ryan about where the GOP stands on the Federal budget and spending cuts.
The budget deal to reopen the government could make it easier for lawmakers to make major changes to tax policy, spending and entitlement programs.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told CNBC on Thursday that lawmakers should try the regular budget process for a change.
With the latest federal debt crisis over for now, what does the U.S. need to do to get back its AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's?
President Obama and House Republicans did not agree on an extension of the nation’s borrowing authority, but both sides agreed to keep talking.
Speaker Boehner said that the GOP would offer a temporary increase in the debt ceiling in return for discussions with Obama on the budget and deficit.
Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.
CNBC's John Harwood talks to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) about the immigration debate and the possibilities for a path to citizenship.
BlackRock boss Larry Fink and Budget Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan sound the alarm on Americans' insufficient retirement savings and what needs to be done to grow their nest eggs.
In the third part of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he wants to change the current variable corporate tax rate so it's fair across the board and encourages companies to bring money back to the United States.
In part two of a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he agrees with Apple's CEO Tim Cook about the need for corporate tax reform.
In a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on political wrangling on Capitol Hill over the budget deficit and his concern "about the entitlement explosion" and "the bankruptcy of these programs."
The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the U.S. tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading.
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.
The Obama administration on Wednesday backed a plan that would temporarily eliminate spending cuts disrupting U.S. air travel, while lawmakers in Washington scrambled to avoid blame.