Iraeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will address Congress featuring divisions not only over his likely message, but on the nature of his trip to the nation's capital. NBCNews reports.» Read More
WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans Friday named economist Keith Hall to serve as Capitol Hill's budget referee as director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The budget office provides cost estimates of legislation and other research to Congress to better inform their policy decisions. "His vast understanding of economic and labor...
President Obama has not supported Congress in getting clarity from the FCC on net neutrality, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee tells CNBC.
The FCC is widely expected to pass new rules Thursday that classify the Internet as a public utility, and there's a clear list of winners and losers.
House Speaker John Boehner accuses Senate Democrats of refusing to bring a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security up for debate. He also explains his invitation to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
Democrats signed on to a Senate Republican plan to avoid a partial shutdown of DHS, putting pressure on House Republicans to accept.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Chairman (R-Utah) Oversight & Government Reform Committee, discuses why the FCC chairman didn't show up for a hearing about the issue of net neutrality.
Fed chair Janet Yellen faced tough questions from Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.
Senate Democrats OK a GOP plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions opposed by Obama.
WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans, who challenged the central bank's lack of accountability during her second day of testimony to Congress. After she gave her semiannual economic report, GOP lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee grilled Yellen with a basket of complaints.
The latest standoff on funding—for the Department of Homeland Security—is riskier for Republicans. CNBC's John Harwood explains.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses pending FCC ruling on regulating broadband as a utility. And Harwood has the update on the likelihood of Congress funding homeland security.
The legal and political debate over immigration reform often overlooks the economic cost of inaction.
As the deadline looms for a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the Senate looks to a short-term extension.
The minimum wage debate will be a key focus of the 2016 presidential election, the former senior advisor to President Obama told CNBC.
WASHINGTON— Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch is backing a Supreme Court challenge to one of the keystones of President Barack Obama's health care law. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week in a case by conservatives and Republicans that says many subsidies the law provides for millions of people are unconstitutional.
A shutdown of the department of Homeland Security is looking increasingly likely, according to the New York Times.
Rep. Jenkins is seeking support for a bill that will boost 529 college-savings plans — not tax them, like President Obama proposed.
Rudy Guiliani grabbed all the headlines at a recent dinner but a few points by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are not to be missed, says Larry Kudlow.
The "audit the Fed" issue raised by Rand Paul is likely to come up for other 2016 presidential hopefuls, Politico's Ben White says.
Rudy Giuliani should not have questioned President Obama's love of America, a former advisor to Republican Mitt Romney tells CNBC.