• 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.

  • Long way to go in raising wages: David Axelrod Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET
    David Axelrod

    The minimum wage debate will be a key focus of the 2016 presidential election, the former senior advisor to President Obama told CNBC.

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Sen. Hatch prepping health plan Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 2:49 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch is backing a Supreme Court challenge to one of the keystones of President Barack Obama's health care law. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week in a case by conservatives and Republicans that says many subsidies the law provides for millions of people are unconstitutional.

  • Homeland Security shutdown may actually happen Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Jeh Johnson, secretary of Homeland Security, listens during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing in Washington.

    A shutdown of the department of Homeland Security is looking increasingly likely, according to the New York Times.

  • A plan to boost college-saving plans: Rep. Jenkins Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.

    Rep. Jenkins is seeking support for a bill that will boost 529 college-savings plans — not tax them, like President Obama proposed.

  • What Scott Walker actually said: Kudlow Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:52 PM ET
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

    Rudy Guiliani grabbed all the headlines at a recent dinner but a few points by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are not to be missed, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Fear & loathing of Rand Paul's 'bash the Fed' stance Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    U.S. Senator Rand Paul

    The "audit the Fed" issue raised by Rand Paul is likely to come up for other 2016 presidential hopefuls, Politico's Ben White says.

  • Obama patriotism flap 'insane': Ex-Romney advisor Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    Rudy Giuliani should not have questioned President Obama's love of America, a former advisor to Republican Mitt Romney tells CNBC.

  • Souring on Christie: Some backers abandon ship Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 9:44 AM ET
    Chris Christie

    Some longtime supporters of Chris Christie are turning to his rivals, The New York Times reports.

  • Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said President Obama doesn't love America. Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative co-founder, weighs in on whether talking about whether President Obama loves America is a good discussion for the GOP party.

  • I'm worried about ISIS threat in US: Scott Walker Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:03 AM ET
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    "We need aggressive leadership to take the fight to them instead of waiting for it to come to us," possible GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker tells CNBC.

  • "Connecticut's economic future and our ability to grow jobs are tied directly to the condition of our roads, bridges, ports, buses and rails, even to our walkways and bikeways," he said during his address to the General Assembly. Lawmakers welcomed the renewed focus on transportation, but the Legislature's minority Republicans criticized Malloy for not coming up...