CNBC's John Harwood reports the House-Senate budget deal is moving closer to completion.» Read More
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.
The Senate is working on new sanctions in case Iran cheats on its pledge to roll back its nuclear program.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the decade-old dispute.
With the Senate's comprehensive reform bill not even considered by the House, even the president seemed to be on board with a slower path.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses President Obama's plans to change voting structure for Presidential nominees and both parties abuse of filibuster tactics.
President Obama addresses Washington's abuse of filibuster power and the pattern of obstruction that has persisted. pattern of obstuction
CNBC's John Harwood reports that the senate bill to change filibuster rules gets enough votes to pass.
Republicans are gathering stories of people hurt by the ACA—and use them to open a line of attack. The NYT reports.
Democratic Senator Max Baucus called for repealing a tax code provision that allows U.S. multinationals to park foreign profits offshore tax-free.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the second day of congressional hearings on the regulation of the virtual currencies.
The Obama administration said budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues.
"Obamacare goes in the wrong direction," explains Sen. Lamar Alexandra (R-TN). He discusses steps to making the health care delivery system better.