• Representative Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's leading voice on fiscal policy, warned on Wednesday that President Barack Obama's looming immigration order is a "partisan bomb" that will sour his relations with Congress on a range of issues, including tax reform. Ryan, just chosen as the next chairman of the powerful tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee,...

  • Obama's executive order coming Thursday  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    President Obama will make an announcement on immigration on Thursday night, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • How the GOP can block Obama's immigration plan  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    President Obama is expected to take executive action and make an announcement on immigration Thursday. CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to the upcoming remarks, and the potential response from Republicans.

  • Obama to address immigration Thursday night Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The president will make his immigration announcement Thursday night, followed by a rally at a Las Vegas high school with Harry Reid on Friday.

  • Immigration plan a risk for Obama: NBC-WSJ poll Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House in Washington, Sept. 26, 2014.

    Just 38 percent of Americans surveyed say they favor Obama taking executive action without receiving approval from Congress.

  • Obama's new immigration plans  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama will announce an executive order on immigration this week.

  • Obama to announce immigration order  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports President Obama will announce an immigration order on Friday. Jim Cramer discusses what this means for housing.

  • Washington's big week: Immigration & Keystone  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Lawmakers in Capitol Hill are tackling two major issues this week, including the Keystone bill and immigration. Insight, with CNBC's John Harwood and the "Closing Bell" panel.

  • Capitol Hill this week: Keystone & immigration  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    Lawmakers are tackling two major issues on Capitol Hill this week, including the Keystone bill and immigration. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • GOP considering this to stop Obama on immigration Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:56 AM ET
    Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.

  • Obama to allow immigrants to stay and work in US Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:09 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House in Washington, Sept. 26, 2014.

    President Obama will announce as soon as next week a broad overhaul of the nation's immigration enforcement system. The New York Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday declined to rule out withholding funds to try to block President Barack Obama from taking unilateral action to ease U.S. immigration policies, a move that could lead to another government shutdown fight. Sixty-two House Republicans have signed a letter circulated by Representative Matt Salmon...


  • Forget bipartisan kumbaya in next Congress Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.

  • Obama on immigration: Send bill I can sign  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    Discussing his plans for a comprehensive immigration reform bill, President Obama says he wants to see Congress act on reform and he will take whatever lawful action he can to improve the immigration system.

  • But Rachline belongs to the far right National Front, a party whose founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, was convicted of inciting racial hatred in 1996 when he said the gas chambers used to kill Jews in the Holocaust were "merely a detail" of World War Two. Past National Front politicians who won office have often messed up and been voted out. If the National Front is to...

  • "Building 1" is already under construction in Basel and at a height of 178 metres will become the country's tallest building when it opens at the end of 2015.. The drugmaker traces its roots in Basel to 1896 when Fritz Hoffman-La Roche set up the business, and it is now one of the world's most successful pharmaceutical companies, whose leading position in cancer...

  • CARACAS, Oct 15- After three weeks trapped inside their home, Natalie Pereira and her family made a final decision: they must leave Venezuela. Pereira, a 33- year-old dentist now living in Texas, is not alone in making that decision. Having largely but unsuccessfully voted against socialist leader Hugo Chavez during his 14- year presidency, they hoped for a change...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 14- Australia on Tuesday took steps to boost a visa scheme aimed at luring investment from wealthy Chinese, including speeding up approvals and expanding investment avenues, after complaints that disclosure requirements were too strict. The two-year old Significant Investor Visa scheme offers residency to overseas individuals who invest more...