WASHINGTON— It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices are better than ever. Created under Obama's expansion of health care coverage, the tax will raise...» Read More
Obama has two goals: further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt the Democratic Party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
Larry Kudlow, CNBC's senior contributor, explains why middle-income wage earners will benefit from a cut in corporate taxes.
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.
There may not be a government shutdown looming but there are some serious fiscal battles coming in the months ahead, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
The New York Times reports that a tightfisted government imposes very real costs, especially for those benefiting from Medicaid. The NYT reports.
Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO, discusses key priorities for 2015.
Possible GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio tells CNBC in a Web extra interview that if he were to run for the White House he believes he could win with a relevant message that would resonate.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), shares his thoughts on the deal made between the U.S. and Cuba.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), weighs in on reforming the current tax system and fast-tracking trade agreements.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), shares his thoughts on offering students free community college.
A closer look at the data from a study by Pew Research shows that the wealthy are not alone in their criticism of government handouts.
Washington has undermined confidence in the private sector for far too long, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-Md.), weighs in on the challenges ahead as Congress prepares to tackle key issues such as tax reform, jobs, and the Keystone pipeline.
WASHINGTON, Jan 7- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives failed on Wednesday to round up enough votes for a bill scaling back various financial reforms, a surprising defeat in an area conservatives hoped to prioritize this year. Republican Party leaders brought forward numerous bills to revamp financial reforms under President Barack Obama's...
Gas prices may be at their lowest in five years but wait just a second before you go raising gas taxes, says Jake Novak.
Protests against Uber or court cases against Google notwithstanding, start-ups are thriving in France, The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Peter Orszag, Citigroup, shares his thoughts on Hillary Clinton's probable run in the 2016 election. I think she'd be a great president, says Orszag. And Dick Kovacevich, former Wells Fargo chairman & CEO, explains why he would pick Jeb Bush over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Obama must pursue growth through trade policy, while Republicans must deal with differences over immigration and fund Homeland Security, Eric Cantor tells CNBC.
Eric Cantor, Moelis & Company vice chair, shares his views on why Congress must find common ground and focus on a growth mandate.
Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor, (R-Va.), shares his thoughts on what he expects to see in the next two years on Capitol Hill.