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

    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
    Obama's new immigration plans

    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
    Obama to announce immigration order: Report

    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
    Washington's big week: Immigration & Keystone

    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
    Capitol Hill this week: Keystone & immigration

    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
    U.S. Capitol building Washington

    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
    Obama on immigration: Send bill I can sign

    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...

  • Border Patrol wastes $17M on luxury housing Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 1:55 PM ET
    U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants in brushland some 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border in Brooks County on July 23, 2014, near Falfurrias, Texas.

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection has spent at least $17 million on a housing project in Ajo, Arizona.

  • Tough tax rules see expats ditch US passports Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:34 AM ET

    Expatriate Americans are renouncing their citizenship in record volumes because of increasingly onerous tax-filing requirements.

  • Obama's evolving ISIS strategy   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Obama's evolving ISIS strategy

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses President Obama's position on immigration and strategy on ISIS.

  • Obama stalls on immigration reform   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:35 AM ET
    Obama stalls on immigration reform

    CNBC's John Harwood weighs in on the president's decision to delay executive action on immigration reform and the likely political fallout.

  • Obama to delay action on immigration reform Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Aug. 28, 2014.

    President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.