WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The Obama administration touted improvements to its new health insurance website on Wednesday and opposition Republicans shifted their criticism to the slow pace of early enrollments and fears some people may be left uninsured when coverage starts on Jan. 1.» Read More
Large companies plan their future expecting the government to force them to pay a price for carbon pollution, The New York Times reports.
Alex Smith, College Republican National Committee chair, was rejected from the Youth Summit at the White House. Smith says the president has nothing left to give young people; they see cost calculations and the sticker shock seems not worth it.
Robert Costa, CNBC contributor, discusses the Republican's strategy for Obamacare and economic recovery.
Eight of the most active business PACs wrote checks totaling $84,750 to 56 Republicans in the Senate and the House of Representatives after they voted against an Oct. 16 deal to re-open the government that had been shut down since Oct. 1 and avert an imminent debt default, according to a Reuters analysis.
As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.
With the Senate's comprehensive reform bill not even considered by the House, even the president seemed to be on board with a slower path.
WASHINGTON, Nov 21- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives will pursue a stopgap government funding bill that keeps "sequester" automatic spending cuts in place if congressional negotiators fail to reach a budget deal, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday.
Republicans are gathering stories of people hurt by the ACA—and use them to open a line of attack. The NYT reports.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), and Rep. Steve Scalise, (R) Louisiana, discuss President Obama's ability to reissue cancelled plans to Americans under the Affordable Care Act.
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), weighs in on new tax revenues being presented by the Democrats. He also shows optimism for Democrats and Republicans to come to a budget deal by the end of the year.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Hillary Clinton leads Chris Christie by 10 percent in the in a NBC News preview poll for the 2016 election.
Recent elections have underlined a growing tension in political money circles: business is increasingly fed up with the activist wing of the Republican Party.
Where the GOP stands, with Emily Tisch Sussman, Center For American Progress Action Fund; Jennifer Stefano, Americans for Prosperity; and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow speaks with GOP Senators Mike Lee of Utah, Tim Scott of South Carolina and Dan Coats of Indiana about the budget, taxes and Obamacare.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.
Can the Republicans keep the all-important spending cuts in the sequester in place? Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shares his budget plan for economic growth. "If we can't get anything better than the sequester, then we'll keep the sequester," he says.
Tea party candidates in the 2014 congressional elections will try to unseat Republican incumbents they say aren't conservative enough.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says what Washington needs is a modern day Jack Kemp. Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FLA) says Jack Kemp never said anything bad about anyone else, but would only talk about policy.
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), says future generations will pay the "ultimate" price because of the inability of Congress to do anything about entitlement reform and rein in costs.
Tea party candidate Matt Bevin is accusing GOP leader Mitch McConnell of surrendering to Democrats to avert a debt default. CNBC's John Harwood reports the details from Louisville, Ky.