CNBC's Eamon Javers reports compromise is needed on a two-year bipartisan budget deal that removes the risk of a shutdown and reduces the federal deficit.» Read More
Frank Keating, American Bankers Association president & CEO, discusses implementation of the Volcker Rule and its impact on banks.
Jim Nussle, former OMB Director, and Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, share their thoughts on the bipartisan budget deal hammered out by Rep. Paul Ryan and Rep. Patty Murray. The budget deal doesn't solve the long-term budget problems of this country but it shows that government can do something at a time when most people thought government couldn't, Altman said.
CNBC's John Harwood and Ben White, Politico chief economic correspondent, discuss the likelihood of the long-awaited federal budget agreement passing both Houses, despite a sticking point on extending long-term unemployment benefits.
Ed O'Keefe, congressional reporter at The Washington Post, comments on the U.S. budget proposal and what it means for the country's economy.
Blu Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, says the budget deal in the U.S. will remove uncertainty over a government shutdown.
CNBC's John Harwood reports congressional budget negotiators have reached a 2-year deal that lowers sequester cuts by $63 billion.
Steve McMahon, Democratic Strategist; and Robert Traynham, former Bush-Cheney Senior Advisor, discuss possible splits in Congress the new budget deal may cause.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the House-Senate budget deal is moving closer to completion.
Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform founder, shares his thoughts on why he is backing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan and why the sequester needs to stay in place.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), shares his thoughts on why he would like to see a bipartisan budget deal that includes jobs creation and restores long-term business confidence.
Home Depot founder Ken Langone pressed House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer during an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to name extremists in the Democratic Party.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), explains why Congress has not been able to reach a deal on the budget. The creation of consensus has proved very difficult, Hoyer said.
A budget deal aimed at avoiding a U.S. government shutdown on Jan. 15 could emerge in Congress on Tuesday, aides said on Monday.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Congress is inching closer to a budget deal that would prevent another fight over the debt ceiling and a potential government shutdown.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R. Wis., weighs in on the upcoming budget talks on Capitol Hill and the problems associated with Obamacare. We need some real structural reforms to the long-term mandatory spending programs to get a deal to work, Johnson says.
The Census Bureau missed a House committee's deadline to provide documents tied to the alleged falsification of unemployment data, the New York Post reported.
Discussing the budget deal, with Rep. John Yarmuth, (D-KY), and Rep. Diane Black, (R-TN). "This has been between Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Paul Ryan; our Democratic conferees haven't been part of the discussion," says Yarmuth.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the proposed Amazon drone operation could face serious regulatory challenges from the FAA.
CNBC's Cindy Perman and Dominic Chu take a look at this year's Congressional record, Cyber Monday deals, and Amazon's plan to launch a drone delivery system.
NEW ORLEANS-- Louisiana's Department of Insurance has joined a lawsuit filed by Mississippi against the federal government to try to block rates from increasing Oct. 1 in the National Flood Insurance Program. Commissioner Jim Donelon said Wednesday that the department had filed an "amicus curiae, or friend of the court" brief in Mississippi's lawsuit.