• WASHINGTON— Republicans controlling the Senate moved Tuesday to try to reverse a new National Labor Relations Board rule that would shorten the time between a union's request for representation and the vote on whether to certify a union. But the White House promised to veto the measure just before the Senate's 53-45 party-line vote. The White House statement...

  • Israel's Netanyahu warns against Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 3, 2015.

    In the most anticipated speech to the U.S. Congress by a foreign leader in years, Netanyahu said Iran's regime was "as radical as ever."

  • 7.5M policies at stake as Obamacare goes to court Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court.

    Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court on Wednesday in a challenge that could end coverage for 7.5 million people.

  • Netanyahu takes center stage in GOP war with Obama Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:31 AM ET
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his ballot at a polling station on election day, January 22, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.

    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.

  • Why more conservatives are backing solar power Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:48 PM ET
    Barry Goldwater Jr. speaks against a proposed tax to be levied against residential solar leasing companies, June 4, 2014, in Phoenix.

    The myth that only liberals support solar technology is being shattered by loud voices coming from the right.

  • Same as it ever was: Congress still broken Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    The U.S. Capitol building

    The GOP's promises of a functional legislative branch was exactly what we thought it was: complete nonsense, Politico's Ben White says.

  • A warning for Republicans attacking Yellen: Kudlow Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen adjusts her glasses as she testifies at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress" on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2015.

    Republicans attacking Janet Yellen should be careful what they wish for, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Congressional Republicans name new budget referee Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:18 AM ET

    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...

  • Obama flip-flops on FCC transparency: Chaffetz Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:32 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

    President Obama has not supported Congress in getting clarity from the FCC on net neutrality, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee tells CNBC.

  • Who wins—and who loses—on net neutrality rules Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:11 PM ET
    A demonstrator holds a sign in support of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, May 14, 2014.

    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.

  • Senate Dems using DHS funding for blackmail: Boehner  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Homeland Security funding has come down to this Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    The Senate Democratic Caucus, led by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Feb. 24, 2015, to urge Republicans to support a "clean bill" to fund the Homeland Security Department.

    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.

  • GOP lawmakers accuse Yellen of political bias  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    Fed chair Janet Yellen faced tough questions from Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.

  • Senate Dems agree to GOP plan for DHS funding Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid talks with reporters about DHS funding, February 25, 2015.

    Senate Democrats OK a GOP plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions opposed by Obama.

  • GOP lawmakers accuse Yellen of playing politics Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    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.

  • Homeland Security standoff: The Republican risk Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:28 AM ET

    The latest standoff on funding—for the Department of Homeland Security—is riskier for Republicans. CNBC's John Harwood explains.

  • Net neutrality: Writing on the wall?  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:41 AM ET

    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.

  • Immigration stalemate: The economic toll Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:01 PM ET
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks to reporters on Feb. 24, 2015, in the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    The legal and political debate over immigration reform often overlooks the economic cost of inaction.

  • GOP considers short-term Homeland Security funding Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 8:28 AM ET
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks from his office in the U.S. Capitol to the Senate chamber to open debate on a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security February 23, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    As the deadline looms for a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the Senate looks to a short-term extension.