WASHINGTON— For as often as Democrats attack the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch for their heavy spending on politics, it's actually the liberal-minded who shelled out the most cash in the just completed midterm elections. Among groups that funneled more than $100,000 to allies, the top of the list tilted overwhelmingly toward Democrats— a...» Read More
Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.) shares his thoughts on labor unions, entitlement reform, and public education.
We're seeing two sides of the president post-midterms. Will the real Barack Obama please stand up?
Obamacare's excise tax on pricey health plans will hit both employers and workers with some steep costs, a new analysis shows.
The White House has managed to move forward from Veteran Affairs health care scandal, among other events, reports NBC News.
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.
In response to President Obama's proposal on broadband regulations, Ted Cruz tweeted on Monday that net neutrality is like Obamacare for the Internet.
The lame-duck session, which begins this week, could be instructive on what to expect from Congress next year, says Politico's Ben White.
President Obama spoke to GOP leaders in Washington D.C. today following the midterm elections. Insight, with CNBC's John Harwood.
People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.
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,...
After Tuesday's sweeping electoral wins, NRCC Chair Rep. Greg Walden predicted the GOP would hold the majority for a long time.
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 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...
After winning Louisiana's 1st Congressional District, House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, discusses the GOP agenda on Washington spending and the Federal Reserve.