With nearly all Republicans voting in favor and most Democrats opposed, the bill cleared the House by a vote of 237-173. The White House threatened to veto the bill, though the Democratic-controlled Senate is unlikely to pass it. Dave Camp R- Mich., chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee.» Read More
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.
Gunmakers have long histories in New England's "Gun Valley," but politics may be pushing them out. Christian Science Monitor reports.
Edward Snowden defended his report of the American government's surveillance programs to spy on its people, and described himself as a patriot.
WASHINGTON, May 28- A U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants is likely to come under attack this summer by industry opponents in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia could decide whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON, May 28- This summer is likely to see a series of attacks by industry opponents of a U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia may determine whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
Ben White, CNBC contributor, shares his thoughts on Russian President Putin and the SPIEF conference.
Movements like the tea party always tend to rise during periods of economic crisis, only to subside when things improve, Politico's Ben White says.