WASHINGTON— Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.» Read More
TOKYO, July 11- Japan's labor shortage is nearing crisis in some key industries as it spreads from construction to services, curbing companies' operations, pushing up wages and potentially crimping a tentative recovery in the world's third-largest economy.
Sen. John Hoeven, (R-N.D.), discusses his bill on implementing comprehensive immigration reform.
Sen. John Hoeven, (R-N.D.), shares his thoughts on President Obama's trip to Texas and weighs in on increasing border security.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's trip to Texas on Wednesday and the latest details on the political gridlock over immigration reform.
Kay Bailey Hutchinson, former Texas Senator (R), shares her humane policy plan to take young immigrants back to their country of origin.
CNBC's John Harwood reports how President Obama is handling immigration issues while in Texas.
Senator Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.), discusses housing for immigrants and if politics is getting in the way of passing bills in Washington before November elections.
President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.
Obama is requesting almost $4 billion in emergency funding from Congress to confront an immigration crisis surging across the US southern border.
President Obama is urging Congress for $3.7 billion to help fix the worsening immigration crisis on U.S. borders. CNBC's John Harwood the details.
During breaks at a food truck parked near American Apparel's main 800,000- square-foot factory that produces brightly colored T-shirts and leather goods, workers said they hoped new leadership would fix problems that have saddled the 250- store chain with losses in 16 of the past 17 quarters.
The White House is asking Congress for $3.7 billion in immigration funds to deal with the child border crisis, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on Tuesday's hearing on VA whistleblowers, and the surge in children coming across the U.S. borders illegally.
In the surveys we're taking, retirees are telling us they are not making a clean break from work, says Andy Sieg, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explaining why retirement will look very different for the baby boomer generation than their parents.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey, (D-Neb.), shares his thoughts on raising the eligibility age for receiving full social security benefits. I'd probably raise it to 68 or 69-years old over the course of 30 thirty years, says Kerrey.
Judd Gregg, Nuclear Matters co-chair and former U.S. Senator, (R-NH), shares his thoughts on President Obama's immigration plans. Gregg says tax reform and immigration reform need to take place together.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses the roadblocks President Obama is facing with immigration reform and reacts to the steps he will take to mend immigration on his own.
President Obama announces what steps he will take within his existing legal authority to fix immigration on his own and secure our borders.
Obama said he will do all that he can on his own about immigration, based on recommendations from senior advisers, until Congress decides to act.
President Obama discusses the state of the "broken" immigration reform. Obama breaks down what a year of obstruction has meant to Americans and the root causes of the crisis.