*Republicans plan to force a vote if they win Senate. The $10 billion Keystone project to connect Canadian oil sands with U.S. refineries will top the list of Republican energy priorities if they gain control of the Senate after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.» Read More
America's permanent partisan war for now shifts exclusively to the campaign trail. Here's what you need to pay attention to.
The bills adopted Thursday are unlikely to be taken up in the Democratic-controlled Senate, and both face veto threats from the White House. They had already been passed by the House as separate legislation but stalled in the Senate.
Lifting the 1970s ban on crude exports would go a long way to reducing energy prices and increasing jobs in the U.S., the CEO of Hess tells CNBC.
Extending the Ex-Im Bank's charter to June separates it from must-pass legislation and could mean its death, Politico's Ben White says.
Here's a look back at some of the key statements that Obama has made about terror groups, and Syria that you won't hear from him Wednesday night.
The percentage of Americans who believe the United States should become more active in world affairs has increased, according to an NBC/WSJ poll.
Obamacare ranks very low when the most enthusiastic voters are asked he main reason they're excited about voting in upcoming Congressional elections.
President Obama will address the nation on the threat posed by ISIS extremists, telling NBC News the U.S. will "hunt down" the terrorists. Plus, immigration reform.
The race between North Carolina's Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis heats up with what will be a closely watched debate.
CNBC's John Harwood weighs in on the fight for the Senate.
Here's why 40 is the key number for the GOP to regain control of the Senate in this fall's midterm elections, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.
U.S. military involvement in Iraq will continue as the threat from ISIS is more dangerous than that from al-Qaeda, said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. NBCNews reports.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the race between Republican Joni Ernst and Democrat Bruce Braley as economic issues and the Export-Import bank debate take center stage.
It's in the Democrats' best interest to keep the tax-inversion fight going, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.
The fait accompli attitude of Michael Leavitt, the former GOP governor of Utah, toward Obamacare is drawing criticism from conservatives.
Lawmakers weighed in on President Barack Obama's authorization of "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq.
Sources close to the Clintons insist they are pushing for Brooklyn to be the site of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. NYT reports.
Three senators urged Obama to use his executive authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks for companies that shift their headquarters overseas.
Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.
Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state ties her political standing to the condition of U.S. foreign policy even after her D.C. departure.