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  • Business heads: Reform immigration laws now! Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.

  • Kudlow: Immigration reform is pro-growth, pro-GOP Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Mexican agricultural workers cultivate romaine lettuce on a farm in Holtville, Calif.

    If the GOP is to recapture the Senate this year, it must have a strong pro-growth message that includes immigration reform.

  • Tea party leader endorses immigration overhaul Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    Sal Russo

    A national tea party leader is endorsing immigration overhaul legislation including legal status for the 11.5 million people now here illegally.

  • Creating more competition in Medicare: Rubio  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), shares his thoughts on creating more competition and options for Medicare participants. And Rubio discusses his plan to create a place for people to invest other than Treasurys and the nature of the future economy as more people work beyond age 65.

  • Rubio reveals retirement plan  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., discusses his plans for providing retirement security, boosting the middle class and overhauling Medicare.

  • Reading mixed market messages  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    John Lynch, Wells Fargo Private Bank, says it's a positive signal the market is moving from consumer-led to business-led. We are looking at technology and industrials, says Lynch.

  • Barney Frank on closing tax loopholes  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), shares his thoughts on what he would like to see done to offset some of the tax burden and make sure more people pay their fair share of the tax rate.

  • Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), discusses implementing corporate tax reform in a fair and equitable way.

  • Profit motive needed to rebuild infrastructure: Lazear  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, shares his thoughts on the private sector's involvement in rebuilding the nation's crumbling infrastructure as opposed to the U.S. government. It's doable, says Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews.

  • Shovel-ready concept misguided: Lazear  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, discusses the effectiveness of the government's "shovel-ready" stimulus program. Obama led us astray, contends Lazear.

  • Yahoo buys Blink for undisclosed amount  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, and Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, discuss the likely motivation behind Yahoo's acquisition of mobile messaging app "Blink". The reason you pay up for these things is because they have a user base, Cox says.

  • Pres. Obama: Immigration reform to strengthen economy  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    President Obama discusses a bipartisan plan for immigration reform.

  • Immigration reform will happen: Jack Lew Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks to the media during G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Sydney.

    The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.

  • Lew: Immigration reform critical to economic growth  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says immigration reform is "the right thing to do," in discussing the benefits of immigration reform on the U.S. economy.

  • Wanted: Foreign workers. H-1B visa requests leap Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.

  • Rep. Ryan: Lower tax rates produce economic growth  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.

  • Rep. Ryan: I voted for ENDA  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses his vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which provides basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his "pro-growth" ideas to lower tax rates on business and families and create jobs. Simplifying the tax code is clearly one of the best things we can do to create growth and jobs in this economy, says Ryan.

  • Sold to the highest bidder! Citizenship Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    U.K. entry visa.

    The U.K. plan to auction off visas, with bids starting at $4 million, may sound strange, but it's not too different from other schemes that give investors visas.