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.» Read More
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.
N.J. GOP Senate candidate Jeff Bell is finding people have little interest in hearing about a return to the gold standard.
Do Republicans support Thad Cochran in a runoff and risk damaging tea partyer Chris McDaniel, who could wind up their nominee? Politico's Ben White reports.
CNBC's John Harwood reports from Mississippi about a race between a long-term Senator and a tea-party favorite. The race could hold the key to Democrats maintaining control of the Senate.
Edward Snowden defended his report of the American government's surveillance programs to spy on its people, and described himself as a patriot.