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.» Read More
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) and House budget cmte. chairman, discusses the GOP's alternative to President Obama's 2013 budget proposal.
Debating whether President Obama and the Senate Democrats are deliberately stalling on passing a budget, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
The U.S. is "limping out of this recession" at growth of 1.7 percent thanks to Federal Reserve policy that has been "too loose for too long," Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., chairman of the House Budget Committee, told CNBC.
House budget committee chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he is concerned the Fed could tolerate higher inflation in order to help lower the unemployment rate.
Robert Costa, National Review reports House leader, Rep. Paul Ryan is going after GOP frontrunner, Newt Gingrich, and discussing Mitt Romney's conservative credentials, with Jen Psaki, former White House deputy press secy; Tony Fratto, CNBC contributor; and Bob Walker, Wexler & Walker executive chairman.
President Obama's rhetoric is encouraging "class warfare," says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI). "It's policy uncertainty that's killing businesses," he adds.
Discussing Rep. Paul Ryan's comments on social unrest and resentment in America, with Robert Costa, National Review political reporter, and debating whether the President is promoting class warfare, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, (R-WA).
President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.
Republicans are accusing President Obama of waging "class warfare" with his proposal for a new "Buffett Rule" that would create a minimum tax rate for anyone making more than one million dollars a year.
Here’s some friendly fiscal advice: Any time some Washington big shot like Ben Bernanke or Tim Geithner claims that immediate spending cuts in the debt deal will harm the economy—ignore them. Completely. You know why? Because in this great country of ours, spending never goes down.
It’s all about controlling debt in Washington these days. Congress battles it out over raising the U.S. government's borrowing limit. For investors the buzz word is "default." As the U.S. Treasury says, it will be forced to default on its obligations if Congress does not raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses a likelihood of a government shutdown and the future of Medicare and Medicaid.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discusses the Obama Administration's decision to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and the progress of the budget/deficit negotiations.
Before approving a raise in the debt ceiling congressional Republicans want at least the same amount in spending cuts, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC.
CNBC's Steve Liesman details today's budget debate in Washington which includes Fed head, Ben Bernanke and House budget committe chairman, Paul Ryan.
Deeply disturbed about the future of healthcare, Douglas Holtz Eakin, American Action Forum president, shares his thought on reform and the nation's budget.
A U.S. default on its obligations creates "a different world, and I don’t think you want to be in that world," economist Robert Brusca told CNBC Thursday.
U.S. Senators cast enough votes to defeat a Republican proposal to privatize Medicare, a widely expected result but one that Democrats hoped would force GOP Senators to vote in favor of a plan that is increasingly unpopular with voters.
More defined goals and a longer timeframe are need to reduce spending and shrink the current U.S. deficit, Travelers Insurance Chief Executive Jay Fishman said.
Keith Boykin, The Daily Voice, and Kevin Williamson, National Review, shed insight on Paul Ryan's controversial statement on handling the debt ceiling.