The House did not record enough votes on Friday to pass a bill that would have temporarily funded the Department of Homeland Security.» Read More
Senate Democrats OK a GOP plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions opposed by Obama.
Who's in the lead for 2016—Jeb? Hillary? This political futures market has your early frontrunners plus how key issues may turn out.
The House has begun hearings on the U.S. food stamp program. They'll be watched closely by more than just the hungry.
The latest standoff on funding—for the Department of Homeland Security—is riskier for Republicans. CNBC's John Harwood explains.
Here’s why that judge in Texas did both Obama and immigrants a favor by blocking the president’s immigration order.
The legal and political debate over immigration reform often overlooks the economic cost of inaction.
It was only the third veto of Obama's presidency, although many more are expected.
Rep. Aaron Schock, already facing an ethics inquiry, spent taxpayer money on flights aboard private planes owned by donors. AP reports.
Net neutrality rules proposed by the FCC are a "sad example of unreasoned decision-making," former commission chairman Michael Powell tells CNBC.
House Speaker John Boehner said he has never voted for an increase in the gas tax and doubted there were enough votes in Congress to pass a hike.
The Senate is expected to hold a hearing next week on reforms aimed at the Federal Reserve, according to an aide.
A shutdown of the department of Homeland Security is looking increasingly likely, according to the New York Times.
The "audit the Fed" issue raised by Rand Paul is likely to come up for other 2016 presidential hopefuls, Politico's Ben White says.
By dissecting the forces underlying middle class income stagnation, President Obama seeks to shape what Washington does about it—now or later.
The White House, in its annual report to Congress, also warns that despite the U.S. relative economic strength, slowdowns abroad still pose dangers at home.
How the feds are trying to get companies to move faster on cyberthreats.
Former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich tells CNBC he's "listening and talking to small business people" about whether to run for president in 2016.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki tells CNBC why he may run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
U.S. President Barack Obama sent Congress his text for an authorization to use military force in the campaign against Islamic State.
Some political embarrassments over the last few days show Jeb Bush's political mechanics need a lot of work.