• Clinton bridge to Dem's divide: Orszag  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 8:36 AM ET

    Peter Orszag, Citigroup, shares his thoughts on Hillary Clinton's probable run in the 2016 election. I think she'd be a great president, says Orszag. And Dick Kovacevich, former Wells Fargo chairman & CEO, explains why he would pick Jeb Bush over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

  • Eric Cantor

    Obama must pursue growth through trade policy, while Republicans must deal with differences over immigration and fund Homeland Security, Eric Cantor tells CNBC.

  • Eric Cantor's agenda for a new Congress  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 7:52 AM ET

    Eric Cantor, Moelis & Company vice chair, shares his views on why Congress must find common ground and focus on a growth mandate.

  • New Congress, old battles?  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor, (R-Va.), shares his thoughts on what he expects to see in the next two years on Capitol Hill.

  • Let the political jockeying begin...in earnest Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 1:10 PM ET

    Welcome to 2015, where the race to succeed President Barack Obama is already well underway. Politico's Ben White looks at the field.

  • Beyond Keystone, Obamacare: GOP makes big plans Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 8:23 AM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 12, 2013, in Washington.

    The GOP-led 114th Congress will look to quickly implement its agenda, which includes Keystone XL and Obamacare. The New York Times reports.

  • CNBC's John Harwood and Charles Gabriel, Capital Alpha president, talk about which political candidates and issues to watch ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.

  • Obama can either lead or impede Dems: Pro  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 6:37 AM ET

    Charles Gabriel, Capital Alpha president provides his take on the political landscape in the upcoming year as President Obama prepares to take on a Republican-led Congress.

  • 2015 playbook: Politics  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 6:34 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood takes a look at the year ahead in Washington, DC, as Republicans retake Capitol Hill and political issues surface ahead of the 2016 election.

  • The 4 most explosive words you can say in America Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 2:31 PM ET
    Jake Novak

    Apparently, these are the four most explosive words you can say in America today. Jake Novak responds to reader comments on his latest op-ed.

  • The federal bureaucracy just grew by 1,000 Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    A future office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services agency, in Arlington, Va., Dec. 25, 2014.

    The cost of Obama's immigration order: nearly $8 million a year in lease payments and more than $40 million in salaries. The NYT reports.

  • Hey, don't blame porn for low marriage rates! Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Jake Novak calls BS on a recent study that cited availability of porn for low marriage rates.

  • The message Democrats need to hit for 2016 Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton at the 2014 CGI annual meeting in New York.

    Yes, jobs. But there's one more key message Democrats need to hit for 2016, says former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm.

  • Framework for compromise on Capitol Hill  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-Pa.), and Sara Fagan, former White House political director, debate whether the Republicans can break the gridlock in Congress next year, as President Obama comes into the final stretch of his presidency.

  • Look for Dems to battle for party's future in 2015 Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 10:55 AM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) (5th L) speaks to members of the media as (L-R) Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) listen after a Democratic Senate leadership election at the U.S. Capitol Nov. 13, 2014.

    Liberals will clash with the administration and more moderate Democrats to define the party's future, Politico's Ben White says.

  • Dems balk at spending bill, raising shutdown risk Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    House Democrats are to meet with President Obama

    Congressional Democrats objected to some provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion spending bill, keeping the risk of a shutdown alive.

  • We need more babies! Seriously, this is a problem Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The birth rate is at an all-time low and that's killing the economy. Here's who's to blame, says Jake Novak.

  • Should the US lift its oil-export ban? Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    Some argue that lifting the oil-export ban would help the US economy but here's the problem, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • 113th Congress' last squabble, but no shutdown Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    A government shutdown is unlikely because Congress wants to forget the 113th session ever happened, Politico's Ben White says.

  • I am not opposed to clean air: Novak Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    Jake Novak took a lot of heat for his op-ed on "The REAL energy threat (Hint: NOT Saudi Arabia or OPEC)." Here, he responds to some reader comments.