• White House turns the corner on VA scandal Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:22 AM ET
    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald.

    The White House has managed to move forward from Veteran Affairs health care scandal, among other events, reports NBC News.

  • McConnell vows counteroffensive in 'War on Coal' Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 8:20 AM ET
    Sen. Mitch McConnell greets a group from the McConnell Scholars program at the University of Louisville, Nov. 5, 2014.

    The new Republican Congress will clash with the White House over two EPA regulations at the heart of Obama's climate-change agenda. The NYT reports.

  • Ted Cruz compares net neutrality to Obamacare Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on "Squawk Box"

    In response to President Obama's proposal on broadband regulations, Ted Cruz tweeted on Monday that net neutrality is like Obamacare for the Internet.

  • What the lame-duck Congress tells us about 2015 Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    The lame-duck session, which begins this week, could be instructive on what to expect from Congress next year, says Politico's Ben White.

  • Obama chats with Hill leaders  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    President Obama spoke to GOP leaders in Washington D.C. today following the midterm elections. Insight, with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Forget bipartisan kumbaya in next Congress Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.

  • Top priority for GOP majority  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Sen. John Barrasso, (R-Wyo.), discusses the first order of business for the Republicans after capturing a decisive victory in the midterm election.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- America's underperforming economy has been an albatross for President Barack Obama since he took office in 2009 and likely did his Democratic party few favors in midterm elections on Tuesday- but it may not have been the decisive factor. Hurt by Obama's general unpopularity, Democrats lost control of the Senate while Republicans...

  • *Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate in election rout. *Dow, S&P 500 set record closing highs, Europe jumps 1.7 pct. NEW YORK, Nov 5- The dollar surged to a seven-year high against the yen and global equity markets rallied on Wednesday after the Republican Party seized control of the U.S. Senate in midterm elections, auguring well for pro-energy and other business...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- The dollar rose on Wednesday, extending multi-year highs after Republicans won control over both chambers of the U.S. Congress for the first time since 2006, lifting investor expectations for more pro-business policies. Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate, a blow to President Barack Obama that will curb his legislative agenda in his...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 5- The Republican wave that hit the U.S. Congress in Tuesday's midterm election also boosted the party in state races, where it gained control of 10 chambers and could be on track to holding the largest number of legislative seats since before the Great Depression. Democrats lost their majorities in the West Virginia House, Nevada Assembly and Senate,...

  • GOP's Walden predicts 'a hundred-year majority' Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 1:55 PM ET
    Greg Walden

    After Tuesday's sweeping electoral wins, NRCC Chair Rep. Greg Walden predicted the GOP would hold the majority for a long time.

  • The other winner last night: Wealthy candidates Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    Bruce Rauner (L), David Perdue (C) and Tom MacArthur (R)

    Of the 10 congressional candidates who spent the most on their own races, six won and four lost.

  • "I think Keystone will be one of the first bills we'll be able to put up in the new Congress," said Hoeven, who is from the oil-rich state of North Dakota. After Tuesday's elections, Republicans will have majorities in both houses of Congress starting in January. "I've got a bill right now that's got about 56 co-sponsors," said Hoeven, who has fought for years in Congress to...

  • States that gain from health law elected Republicans Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    States that can benefit the most from Obama's health law elected officials who oppose the Affordable Care Act, report the New York Times.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- The dollar rose on Wednesday, extending multi-year highs after Republicans in mid-term elections won control over both chambers of the U.S. Congress for the first time since 2006, lifting investor expectations for more pro-business policies. "The decisive Republican win might help reduce political gridlock on Capitol Hill and that is a...

  • Rep. Scalise: Audit the Fed  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    After winning Louisiana's 1st Congressional District, House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, discusses the GOP agenda on Washington spending and the Federal Reserve.

  • Fed policy won't be biggest driver of stocks: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Discussing whether Fed policy will be a major issue for markets next year with a GOP majority in Congress, with Jeff Kleintop, Charles Schwab, and Bill Stone, PNC Asset Management.

  • GOP dominates midterms  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the current Senate stats, as well the results of polls showing the mood of the country towards President Obama.

  • GOP sweeps midterms: What's next for the Fed?  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the potential implications for the Fed and monetary policy with a GOP majority in Congress.