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It took General Motors and NHTSA nearly a decade to recall 1.6 million faulty GM vehicles. Rep. Tim Murphy, (R-PA), discusses the Energy & Commerce Committee's investigation into the slow recall.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on accusations by Senate leaders of the CIA hacking into Senate computers during the Iraq war.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said the CIA searched the panel's computers and that the search may have violated the Constitution.
Some medical experts and lawmakers are urging the FDA to reconsider its approval of the new narcotic painkiller Zohyrdo, reports CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan.
The Obama administration pointed to declining budget deficit and improved housing market as likely factors for economic growth.
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), shares his ideas on how to fix America's jobs crisis and reduce the jobless rate. The workforce participation rate is at historic lows for men, says Portman.
The Senate pulled an all-nighter on climate change, but there wasn't much of a debate. Here's why.
GM hired two law firms to look into its recall of cars blamed for 13 deaths, and lawmakers said they would also investigate the company's response.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) says we want a tax code that says the more you invest in the economy, the less you have to pay Uncle Sam. He shares his message for businesses with money overseas.
The Medicare Part D prescription drug program will not be immediately changed by the Obama administration.
Congress has already done enough to ensure no big fiscal crisis emerges to throw off the 2014 midterm election, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Shots were fired in Crimea to warn off an unarmed international team of monitors and at a Ukrainian observation plane, as the standoff between occupying Russian forces and besieged Ukrainian troops intensified.
Physician assistants and registered nurses will play a greater role in treating routine illnesses, said one of the Obamacare architects.
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk pitched his rockets capable of carrying high-tech cargo into space on Capitol Hill today. The Fast Money traders weigh in on Musk and SpaceX.
The investigative arm of Congress has agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on how the IRS hearing went wrong Wednesday. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) found Lois Lerner pleading the 5th, and ended the hearing. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) called Issa's investigation "one-sided."
CNBC's Eamon Javers talks about the PR firms that are working for Vladimir Putin's Russian Government in the United States and in particular Washington D.C. However, the Russians aren't the only ones playing this game.
Lois Lerner refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing that quickly devolved into political bickering between Democrats and Republicans.
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., frustrated by former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner, dismisses a House Oversight Committee hearing before Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., has an opportunity to make his statement. Rep. Cummings voices his strong objection and continues, even after Chairman Issa leaves.
The bill would limit annual increases of any individual policy under the National Flood Insurance Program to 18 percent.
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