CNBC's John Harwood and Ben White, Politico chief economic correspondent, discuss the likelihood of the long-awaited federal budget agreement passing both Houses, despite a sticking point on extending long-term unemployment benefits.» Read More
Steve McMahon, Democratic Strategist; and Robert Traynham, former Bush-Cheney Senior Advisor, discuss possible splits in Congress the new budget deal may cause.
Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking says it is important to highlight the imbalances within each emerging economy when the Fed tapers.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor expresses the importance of maintaining sequester savings in budget negotiations. Upward mobility can only come from a growing economy, Cantor adds.
Home Depot founder Ken Langone pressed House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer during a heated debate Tuesday on CNBC over Washington's bitter politics.
Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform founder, shares his thoughts on why he is backing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan and why the sequester needs to stay in place.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), shares his thoughts on why he would like to see a bipartisan budget deal that includes jobs creation and restores long-term business confidence.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), explains why Congress has not been able to reach a deal on the budget. The creation of consensus has proved very difficult, Hoyer said.
A budget deal aimed at avoiding a U.S. government shutdown on Jan. 15 could emerge in Congress on Tuesday, aides said on Monday.
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discuss a bipartisan deal to end the budget battle in Washington.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R. Wis., weighs in on the upcoming budget talks on Capitol Hill and the problems associated with Obamacare. We need some real structural reforms to the long-term mandatory spending programs to get a deal to work, Johnson says.
CNBC's John Harwood reports House and Senate budget negotiations near a $90 billion deal. The proposed bill would reduce shutdown risk, but offers little long-term deficit reduction.
Congressional leaders from both parties are working out the details of a two-year federal budget deal they hope to vote on before the holiday recess.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the details of a potential budget deal in Washington.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is going to sell the economic benefits of Obamacare during his speech to the Center for American Progress.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), says he hopes the House will look at the Senate immigration bill.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), discusses why he voted "no" on the fiscal cliff issue and the debt challenges that remain.
The Obama administration said budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues.
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), weighs in on new tax revenues being presented by the Democrats. He also shows optimism for Democrats and Republicans to come to a budget deal by the end of the year.
The Treasury Department said the deficit in October was 24 percent lower than the $120 billion imbalance recorded in October 2012.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow speaks with GOP Senators Mike Lee of Utah, Tim Scott of South Carolina and Dan Coats of Indiana about the budget, taxes and Obamacare.