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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.
Heading into another budget battle, more Americans say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts, an exclusive poll found.
"As a physician, I understand in a real way the damage Obamacare will to do medicine in South Dakota and the entire country," one of the doctors said in announcing her candidacy.
Who would have thought that the market mover would be Mr. Bernanke's written testimony at 8:30 a.m. ET, and that the Q&A would elicit a yawn?
With the Senate thinking the unthinkable—a "nuclear option" on filibusters—you may have to consider politics before your next investment.
Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.
The U.S. Senate is preparing to cast the first votes in the full Senate on a landmark bill that offers the best chance in decades to remake the nation's immigration system.
NBC's Chuck Todd reports on Republican Senator Rand Paul's filibuster-fueled quest for assurances that drones will not be used on American soil against non combatants. The filibuster went on for 13 hours, but Paul finally had to stop. (2:00)
Sen. Rand Paul staged an old-fashioned filibuster in an attempt to block the nomination of John Brennan for CIA director, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT).
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) discusses what the economic impact of sequestration could be, and the Fed's current policies. "The sequester barely cuts any icing off the top of the cake," he says.
"Do not send your money to Washington," said Sen. Rand Paul, (R-KY), defending his anti-tax pledge, and explaining why it's important lawmakers cut spending to the bone before even considering any increase in taxes.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio-- Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
"The Court has over-stepped the Constitution. This is fighting words for us," says Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), weighing in on his disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision on President Obama's health care reform bill. "Wait until you see the reaction from the Tea Party," he adds.