CNBC's John Harwood speaks to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), about his efforts to pass reform bills and the president's willingness to tackle tough fiscal issues. Ryan says Harry Reid is preventing President Obama from making difficult decisions.» Read More
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama of overstepping his authority with his signature health care law.
Ben White, CNBC contributor, weighs in on the top political stories of the morning, including the chance of a Republican majority in the Senate, and the fate of the Export-Import Bank.
Wouldn't it be nice if, just for once, Obama defended American business instead of attacking it?, asks Larry Kudlow.
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.
There's been "nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing" from Obama on corporate tax cuts in five years, Grover Norquist tells CNBC.
CNBC's Steve Liesman; Larry McDonald, Newedge; Jim Lacamp, UBS; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discuss tax reform, and what President Obama can do to fix the system.
A Republican congressman will pressure the Securities and Exchange Commission for reforms after Bill Ackman's efforts to take over Allergan.
The team will assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle the immigration crisis at the Mexican border.
When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid went "nuclear" last winter, he just might have saved a major part of Obamacare from a huge challenge it faces.
Democrats, searching for campaign issues before November's congressional elections, have jumped on inversions, and several of them have offered bills that would curb the deals.
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.
In his reply to the tragedy in Ukraine, President Obama should have been stronger, some Republican hawks say, but in polls voters may not agree. Politico's Ben White reports.
WASHINGTON— The Democratic National Committee narrowly outraised its Republican rival last month and cut its debt to just $3 million, down from a onetime high of $23 million, according to federal financial forms due Sunday. The DNC raised almost $9 million in June, while the Republican National Committee reported Sunday that it raised $8.5 million.
The US won the Cold War largely because Reagan had a strong economy to back him up. Obama has broken that link—and Putin knows it, says Larry Kudlow.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has not decided yet to run for president, but he has a big political asset, his one-of-a-kind personality.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker applauds President Obama's newly imposed sanctions on Russia for its role in destabilizing Ukraine.
The one-time golfing buddies now practically seethe with contempt whenever they talk about one another. The Fiscal Times reports.
CNBC's John Harwood shares the highlights from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's comments at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie answers CNBC's John Harwood one final time as to whether he will be running for president. He outlines his priorities as a political leader.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie discusses whether the U.S. needs the Export-Import Bank. He says the U.S. needs more free trade agreements around the world.