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
Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders.
President Obama told Central American leaders that children crossing the U.S. border without valid claims to stay would be sent home.
Stephanie Miner, Syracuse Mayor (D), is pushing to make Syracuse a temporary home for immigrant children who have crossed the southern U.S. border.
President Obama is meeting with Central American leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador at an Immigration Summit. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
With nearly all Republicans voting in favor and most Democrats opposed, the bill cleared the House by a vote of 237-173. The White House threatened to veto the bill, though the Democratic-controlled Senate is unlikely to pass it. Dave Camp R- Mich., chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee.
The team will assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle the immigration crisis at the Mexican border.
WASHINGTON— Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money.
Arthur Brooks, AEI president, shares his thoughts on the geopolitical and economic landscape, including increasing the minimum wage.
With just two weeks before lawmakers' sacrosanct August break, progress is decidedly mixed on several must-pass items due to Capitol Hill partisanship, heightened by midterm elections and the Obama administration's conflicting signals to Congress.
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.
A broad coalition is needed to investigate the crash of Malaysian Flight MH17, says Former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson, and this is where Russia can help.
WASHINGTON— The race to succeed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has attracted donations from Sarah Palin and Emmy-winning TV producer Jonathan Littman, as both Republican and Democratic candidates reap the benefits of Cantor's upset loss in last month's GOP primary.
EDINBURGH, July 18- Ruth McPherson was born and educated in Scotland but left to work in London two years ago and so has no say on whether her native country should end three centuries of union with England.
The crisis on the border is rapidly overtaking President Obama’s plans to reshape the nation’s immigration system, The New York Times reports.
The child-immigration crisis is a result of several bipartisan policies, including one involving deporting gang members. Mitchell Epner explains.
Ben White, CNBC contributor, shares his views on the future of the Export-Import Bank.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers said the Obama administration's $3.7 billion border security request was too high.
Cleveland will host the 2016 GOP convention. CNBC's John Harwood reports on a growing divide within the party.
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Sheldon Adelson teamed up on a New York Times op-ed to discuss the country's immigration system. CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis, and CNBC's John Harwood, discuss immigration reform.
Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates sounded off on immigration reform in the U.S. in a New York Times op-ed. CNBC's Eamon Javers, provides insight.