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PHILADELPHIA, Jan 29- Senior Democrats in the House of Representatives said on Thursday they would insist President Barack Obama provide hard evidence that proposed free trade deals will boost median U.S. incomes, laying out tough terms to support his trade agenda. Representative Chris Van Hollen, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said each trade...
Between the 2009 and 2013 fiscal years, funding for a wide swath of discretionary grant programs, from Head Start preschool education to anti drug initiatives, fell by an average of 40 percent in Republican-leaning states like Texas and Mississippi. By contrast, funding to Democratic-leaning states such as California and politically competitive swing...
Carter would replace former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel who, like his predecessors Roberta Gates and Leon Panetta, complained about White House micromanaging of the Pentagon and felt he had a lack of influence over decision-making, according to sources familiar with Hagel's tenure. The next defense chief will join a national security team facing crises...
Carter, a former deputy secretary at the Department of Defense, would have the task of breaking into the tight-knit White House inner circle that President Barack Obama has leaned on to run national security policy. The White House had no comment on the selection, but spokesman Josh Earnest had glowing praise for Carter. Carter performed "very, very ably" in his...
Ashton Carter may be President Obama's top defense secretary nominee among other candidates.
Carter, a former deputy secretary at the Department of Defense, had been considered a leading candidate for the job to replace Chuck Hagel, who is resigning. Other names have been circulated as a possible replacement for Hagel, including former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig and Kurt Campbell, a former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific...
Conventional wisdom is that stocks will rally if Republicans win the Senate in Tuesday's election. Why Michael Farr is still worried.
Republicans can make compromises should they win control of the Senate in midterm elections, former Reagan White House chief Ken Duberstein says.
Bill Clinton has three reasons why U.S. median incomes have barely risen since his presidency.
Becky Quick discusses airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria and the debate over corporate tax inversions with former President Bill Clinton, from the Annual Meeting Clinton Global Initiative.
Former President Bill Clinton predicted U.S. corporations will care more about employees and customers rather than shareholders in the future. The "Closing Bell" panel weighs in.
CNBC.com managing editor Allen Wastler shares which stories are heating up on the web, including former President Bill Clinton's comments at the Clinton Global Initiative, as well as a story on the real problem with millennials.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses some of the highlights from the Clinton Global Initiative, including Alibaba founder Jack Ma's comments on innovation in the mobile space.
Bill Clinton predicts corporations will someday care less about maximizing profits and more about employees and society.
Former President Bill Clinton discusses Scotland's recent vote for independence, with CNBC's Becky Quick. Pres. Clinton was sympathetic of those who voted for independence, but strongly in favor for those who voted to stay.
Former President Bill Clinton discussed tax inversions; ISIS strategy and corporate responsibility, with CNBC's Becky Quick. The "Squawk Alley" crew provides perspective.
CNBC's Becky Quick speaks to former President Bill Clinton about issues globally and in the U.S. that could be fixed with $40 billion. Education; universal access to rapid broadband and job opportunities are some of the issues he would like to fix.
Former President Bill Clinton says he has no problem with the current inversion rules, but Washington needs a bipartisan solution to reform corporate taxes.
"We need to reform the tax system," says former President Bill Clinton expressing his position on corporate tax inversions.
CNBC's Becky Quick speaks to former President Bill Clinton about the state of the U.S. economy. Clinton explains why the middle class has stagnated and gives three reasons why medium income has not improved.