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  • GOP wisdom shifts on immigration Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Less than two years ago, party leaders solemnly declared after an exhaustive study that the GOP "must embrace and champion comprehensive immigration reform." Scott Walker, who is considering a 2016 White House bid, said alongside nodding colleagues at the Republican Governors Association annual conference in Florida. Having claimed the Senate majority in...

  • Fooling 'stupid' American voters? Totally legal Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    File photo Jonathan Gruber

    Jonathan Gruber's admission of fooling "stupid" American voters on Obamacare isn't a one-off — it's a national pastime.

  • House GOP sues Obama administration on health law Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Legal experts expressed doubts that the GOP would prevail or that the case could be concluded during Obama's presidency. GOP lawmakers said those unilateral actions were unconstitutional and have promised unspecified congressional action. A Republican official said party leaders might amend the suit to include Obama's immigration actions, which would...

  • Boehner: Obama can't be trusted to enforce law Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration "deliberately sabotage" bipartisan efforts.

  • US immigration system must be rationalized     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Tony Fratto, managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies says that immigrants in the US are "important parts of our economy" and that the US needs to find a way to "rationalize that system".

  • A perfect storm for bipartisan health-care reform Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    A perfect storm is brewing for bipartisan health-care reform, says former Rep. Pete Hoekstra.

  • COLUMN-Keystone is dragging down the Democrats: Kemp Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    LONDON, Nov 19- "Keystone" would be a fitting epitaph for Democratic lawmakers, who will lose their majority in the United States Senate in January 2015. Polls show majority support for the pipeline, especially among the white working class and union voters that used to be the bedrock of the Democratic Party but which it has increasingly lost to the Republicans in...

  • Senate defeats Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:28 AM ET
    Construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline, part of the Keystone XL Pipeline, in Prague, Oklahoma.

    The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Supporters of oil pipeline scramble for last vote Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    Members walk down the steps of the House side of the U.S. Capitol after voting on the Keystone XL pipeline, Nov. 14, 2014, in Washington.

    Supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast are still scrambling to find the last vote.

  • Finally, stimulus that works! Don't screw it up Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Gas prices at a station in South Orange, New Jersey, October, 2014.

    We've finally got stimulus that works, says Jake Novak. So why are Democrats trying to screw it up?

  • GOP considering this to stop Obama on immigration Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:56 AM ET
    Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.

  • Republicans and Democrats agree on these stocks Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    Republicans and Democrats disagree on practically everything, including their investments, except for these companies.

  • Can Congress find agreement on immigration?     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    CNBC Contributors Sara Fagen, and Jared Bernstein, discuss the political gridlock between the White House and the GOP. He (President Obama) seems to be tacking to the left, says Fagen.

  • Capitol Hill targets Keystone pipeline     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    CNBC Contributors Sara Fagen, and Jared Bernstein, discuss the political battle over the vote on the Keystone oil pipeline. I think the economics may have gotten ahead of the politics, says Bernstein but Fagen counters, "This is still good policy."

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. Senate Democrats expanded the ranks of their party leadership on Thursday to include Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leader of the party's liberal wing and a possible presidential contender in 2016.. Democrats, who lost control of the Senate in last week's midterm elections, created a new post for Warren as a strategic policy adviser to help...

  • Obama plans to protect up to 5M from deportation Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Obama intends to order changes that will combat millions of potential deportations, reports The New York Times.

  • Gov Walker wants drug tests for aid recipients Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

    Newly re-elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he's working a plan for drug testing for people seeking unemployment checks and food stamps.

  • US companies now stashing $2 trillion overseas Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    That total, while daunting in its own right, is now greater than the amount held on U.S. shores.

  • Hillary Clinton is a big loser: Gov. Walker     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), says Hillary Clinton in the White House would represent an extension of President Obama's term in office. It's put up or shut up time for the GOP, says Walker.

  • Ideal GOP candidate should do this: Gov. Walker     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), discusses the hot button issues he would like to see Republicans tackle on Capitol Hill, including dropping corporate tax rates, implementing entitlement reform and drug-testing welfare recipients.