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Rand Paul is cozying up to Wall Street to give the impression he is establishment enough to run strong in 2016, POLITICO's Ben White says.
WASHINGTON, June 11- U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to step down as the No. 2 House Republican after a shock election defeat to a Tea Party movement upstart that set off an unexpected scramble for new leadership. The Washington Post reported that Cantor would leave his post effective July 31.
WASHINGTON, June 11- Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party's future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.
WASHINGTON, June 10- Top U.S. Senate Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday said they were considering offering American companies a one-time tax break if they repatriate profits stashed abroad.
CNBC.com managing editor Allen Wastler provides insight to which stories are hot on the website.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), discusses a tax plan that could bring in $50 to $60 billion over 3 years to address America's infrastructure problems.
No new tax treaties or treaty updates have been approved by the Senate since 2010, when Paul was first elected on a wave of support from supporters of the Tea Party movement. Before Paul's election, tax treaties were routinely approved by the Senate. Under Senate rules, one senator can place a "hold" on a motion for a vote, preventing it from reaching the Senate floor.
Senator Rand Paul threatened on Monday to slow the approval of three Federal Reserve nominees unless the Senate agrees to vote on the Republican's bill to open monetary policy decisions to congressional audit. If Paul puts a "hold" on the nominees, it would require the Senate to first vote to limit debate and then to vote on final approval.
WASHINGTON, May 7- Republican Senator Rand Paul on Wednesday said he will prevent Senate votes on five international tax treaties, including one with Switzerland, arguing that they would intrude on the privacy of American citizens, but business groups condemned his move.
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.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that 44 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's job performance as Obamacare enrollment grows.
On Tuesday for his State of the Union speech, Obama will have a message for the Congress that has stymied his agenda for the past three years.
As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.
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.
Ron Paul told CNBC that Sen. Rand Paul is threatening Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair so that he can pass the Fed transparency bill.
Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), discusses the threat by his son, Sen. Rand Paul, to delay Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair if there is not a vote on his Fed transparency bill.
CNBC's Steve Liesman previews the Fed's policy meeting later this week and Sen. Rand Paul's attempts to block the nomination of Janet Yellen as Fed chair.
Sen. Rand Paul, (R-KY), is tying the reintroduction of his "Audit the Fed" bill to the nomination of Janet Yellen as Fed chair, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Just how fractured is the Republican Party? A fight between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) is raising questions. Former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Marc Ginsberg; former New York Rep. Nan Hayworth (R); Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio talk show host, share their opinions.