Obama is being pressed by religious groups demanding exclusion from an executive order to bar discrimination against gays by federal contractors. The NYT reports.» Read More
At least eight universities have shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars for Clinton to speak on their campuses in the past year.
The DNC said it will visit Birmingham, Alabama, on July 21-22; Cleveland on Aug. 4-5; Columbus, Ohio, on Aug. 6-7; New York on Aug. 11-12; Philadelphia on Aug. 13-14; and Phoenix on Sept. 10-11. Republicans have two finalists for its convention: Dallas and Cleveland.
Obama told his Cabinet to look for areas where he might be able to govern by executive action given gridlock in Congress that is hampering his agenda.
CNBC Contributor Ben White, shares this take on the likelihood Hillary Clinton will enter the 2016 race for the While House.
Stewart Mills, (R-Minn.) congressional candidate, discusses his bid for Minnesota's 8th district. Obamacare is hurting a lot of people in our part of Minnesota, says Mills.
CNBC's John Harwood looks ahead at what's likely to drive the political agenda for the second half of the year.
Boehner has said repeatedly he won't support a bill that doesn't include tax incentives and other measures to create jobs, so Democrats are trying Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election.
The Democrats' chances of retaking the Senate got a little bit worse last night, reports CNBC's John Harwood, with a look at the high-profile runoff election between Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi and rival Chris McDaniel.
The Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel has turned into a proxy war for feuding Republican factions.
The Mississippi runoff election between Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel holds big implications for the future of the GOP, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Slammer-ready typewriters, tablets and flatscreen TVs come with security screws and clear plastic for easy inspection. NBC reports.
With new leaders in place, Congress faces more big fights over funding for highway construction and government agencies in the coming months.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that just 41 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's handling of his job, reversing an uptick this spring.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that voters think Hillary Clinton has the knowledge and experience to handle the presidency.
Don Luskin, Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macrolytics, says the crisis in Iraq will have a spill over effect in U.S. politics and result in a "Republican takeover."
WASHINGTON, June 11- A shock primary election defeat for Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, left his political party in chaos on Wednesday as financial markets worried the shakeup might renew budget fights that in the past have caused government shutdowns and near credit defaults.
Tea party activist David Brat tells CNBC his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was nothing short of a miracle.
Significant U.S. corporate tax reform could help improve middle class wages and jobs and attract investment from around the world.
A contentious Mississippi primary and a steady job growth report this week leaves Democrats smiling heading into midterms, POLITICO's Ben White says.