• How big data has changed India elections Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:48 PM ET
    Indian election officials check electronic voting machines at a distribution center in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh state this week.

    With India's 16th national election under way, some parties appear to have an edge as technology, social media and big data play a key role in connecting with voters.

  • 'Underpaid' pol makes $174K, wants $25 daily stipend Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., talks on the phone in his Rayburn office in January.

    Congressman Jim Moran proposed a measure designed to provide an additional $25 to lawmakers every day they work in Washington.

  • Dems to Obama: Get off the dime on Keystone! Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    President Barack Obama at the TransCanada Stillwater pipe yard in Cushing, Oklahoma.

    Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.

  • Comcast &TWC visit Capitol Hill     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable came under scrutiny on Capitol Hill today as executives from both companies testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • For Rubio, student loan bill is personal Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Senator Marco Rubio.

    Sen. Marco Rubio, who still owed $100,000 in student loans when he was sworn into office, plans a bill to help others deal with the issue.

  • Comcast, TWC merger heads to Washington     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    The merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable hits Washington today as executives from both companies are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Obama: Gender pay gap is 'not a myth, it's math' Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama is flanked by Lilly Ledbetter (L) and other women while signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against employees during an event in the East Room of the White House in honor of 'Equal Pay Day' on April 8, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    President Barack Obama signed two executive orders Tuesday intended to narrow gender pay gap in federal contracting workforce.

  • Bitcoin ATM arrives on Capitol Hill     Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Rep. Jared Polis, (D-Colo.), discusses the regulation of bitcoin and his scheduled speech at an event for Robocoin which will give members of Congress a tutorial on how to use bitcoin ATMs.

  • Obama, Senate Democrats target gender pay gap Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages.

  • Senate approves jobless benefits, divided House next Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 7:06 AM ET
    People seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 28, 2014 in Washington.

    The Senate passes a bill to restore expired long-term jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans.

  • India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani (2nd R) reads out his nomination ahead of elections which kicked off on April 7.

    India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, said in its election manifesto it would encourage foreign direct investment but appeared to close the door to global retailers.

  • Most members of Congress are millionaires     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank, digs into the net worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives. Contributor Carol Roth; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist; and Evan Newmark private investor, share their opinions.

  • A federal judge in Texas is deciding whether General Motors should tell customers to stop driving recalled vehicles, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Out of work, out of benefits and out of options Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    People seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 28, 2014 in Washington.

    While short-term unemployment has dropped to levels in 2007, long-term unemployment remains twice as high.

  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal, (D-Conn.), discusses what GM needs to do next to satisfy Congress and the families of the victims affected by its failed vehicles.

  • Rubio: Are you investigating GM's culture?     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra answers Sen. Marco Rubio's question about the company culture and decision-making process at General Motors that led to the automaker's faulty ignition switches.

  • GM putting own interests ahead of consumers'     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Adam Levitt, Grant & Eisenhofer attorney, discusses the class action suit he is leading against General Motors. Levitt believes GM is putting its own interests over its customers'.

  • GM tightly 'lawyered up': Javers     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Lawmakers seek answers from Mary Barra to the results of their internal investigation over its ignition switch failure, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • AutoNation CEO: Barra did her best     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    I think at this point, Mary Barra has made all the right steps, says Mike Jackson, Chairman & CEO of AutoNation, sharing his thoughts on GM's recall woes and how its chief executive is handling questions from members of Congress.

  • US oil export ban may have easy fix: Murkowski Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 9:12 AM ET

    A top U.S. senator said a government office has the power to approve limited petroleum exports, and partly bypass a 40-year crude export ban.

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