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  • Surprise! Something positive from Congress Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, answers questions during a press conference on Capitol Hill, July 24, 2014, in Washington.

    A bipartisan compromise to overhaul Medicare bucks the popular impression that Washington can't accomplish anything at all.

  • What Congress won't say   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    What Congress won't say

    Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute, discusses the issues politicians need to address but are avoiding.

  • WASHINGTON— In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure onto the Senate, where its prospects have brightened as Democrats have muffled their criticism...

  • Senate pushes conservative budget toward approval Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 3:08 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Republicans slowly pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward Senate approval Thursday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to erase deficits through trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the health care law. Separately, legislation to stabilize the system for paying...

  • Abolish the IRS? Easy to say, but awfully hard to do Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 3:39 AM ET

    The Texas Republican is pledging to scrap the tax-collecting agency as he runs for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. He joins potential contenders and the Republican National Committee itself in the decidedly longshot push to dismantle the unquestionably unpopular IRS. "Imagine abolishing the IRS," Cruz told college students during his campaign...

  • The Texas Republican is pledging to scrap the tax-collecting agency as he runs for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. He joins potential contenders and the Republican National Committee itself in the decidedly longshot push to dismantle the unquestionably unpopular IRS. "Imagine abolishing the IRS," Cruz told college students during his campaign...

  • Why Ted Cruz's run makes Jeb smile Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 12:27 PM ET
    Sen. Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush.

    Ted Cruz could wind up splitting the anti-Bush vote and giving the former Florida governor clear opportunities, Politico's Ben White says.

  • GOP budget makes life harder for middle class: Dem Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:53 AM ET
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen

    The Republican budget would cut some taxes that help working Americans, Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen tells CNBC.

  • FACT CHECK: Higher taxes to balance GOP budgets Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 3:18 AM ET

    Their own numbers, however, say millions of American families and businesses would have to pay more in taxes to make the math work— about $900 billion more over the next decade. Nevertheless, they provide important insight into how majority Republicans in Congress would tackle the federal government's finances. Tom Price, R- Ga., chairman of the House Budget...

  • Getting food stamp recipients back to work Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 10:31 AM ET
    An Illinois Department of Human Services office clerk demonstrates the activation an Illinois Link card, an electronic debit-like card used in place of the traditional food stamp, at an Illinois Department of Human Services office in Skokie, Ill.

    Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, aimed at helping some 46 million Americans move off the rolls.

  • This time could be worse: US to hit debt ceiling Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    The U.S. Capitol building

    The coming debt limit fight could be even worse than usual given other deadlines and political forces in play, Politico's Ben White says.

  • Chasm grows within GOP over spending Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:40 AM ET
    Lindsey Graham

    The push for a first Republican budget plan in nearly a decade is revealing a chasm within the party on spending, the NYT reports.

  • Tax inversion curb turns tables on US Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    U.S. Capitol building, Washington.

    A crackdown by the Obama administration on "tax inversion" deals has actually led to a sharp increase in foreign takeovers. FT reports.

  • GOP to offer budget with Medicare, food stamp cuts Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 7:33 AM ET
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky and Senate Republicans.

    Republicans will offer their plan to balance the budget within a decade and rein in programs such as food stamps and Medicare.

  • Rapid fire politics: Debt & 2016 election   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 6:21 AM ET
    Rapid fire politics: Debt & 2016 election

    Politico's Ben White weighs in on the government hitting the debt ceiling, Jeb Bush's campaign, and Hillary Clinton's emails controversy.

  • What state passed a white-collar felon registry? Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    Utah's Attorney General, Sean Reyes

    This state approved a measure to build the nation's first white-collar offender registry for financial felons. The NYT reports.

  • Gov. Jindal: 'Full spectrum' conservative talks politics

    CNBC's John Harwood sits down with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, (R), to talk about race, religious extremism, the White House and more.

  • Kudlow: Hillary's judgment problem Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 9:58 AM ET
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sits during the Annual Women's Empowerment event at the United Nations in New York March 10, 2015.

    So Hillary Clinton says she didn't break any White House or State Department rules. Larry Kudlow doesn't think that defense will fly.

  • Hillary Clinton addresses private email questions   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 6:24 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton's addresses private email questions

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the controversy surrounding the former Secretary of State's personal emails while in office. It would have been smarter to use two devices, said Clinton at Tuesday's press conference.

  • Kudlow: Put a military man in the White House! Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:26 PM ET
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry campaigns for Senate Republican candidate and North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, Oct. 24, 2014, in Smithfield, N.C.

    It might be time for a military man in the White House—a man like Rick Perry—says Larry Kudlow.