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  • Clock ticking for Obama's man on massive trade deal Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:25 AM ET
    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman

    As the man pursuing a massive Pacific trade deal for the president, Michael Froman faces a few challenges and just a few months to get it done.

  • Politics comes down with measles, GOP on defensive Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Medicine, morality and free will are colliding in the debate over requiring measles vaccines. The NYT reports.

  • Obama faces business backlash over cash tax Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Department of Homeland Security about the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget request released earlier today February 2, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    President Obama saw protests from business, rivals and allies after he unveiled plans for a tax on corporate cash, the FT reports.

  • Rep. Price: Finding common ground  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 7:17 AM ET

    Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, (R-Ga.), provides GOP reaction to President Obama's nearly $4 trillion budget proposal and where he sees opportunity for bipartisan agreement.

  • Veronique De Rugy, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University, says U.S. President Barack Obama should be focusing on tax reform, rather than targeting corporate overseas earnings.

  • What 'American Sniper' says about 2016 election Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper"

    Hey, 2016 presidential candidates — Are you paying attention to what "American Sniper" is telling you?

  • Life after Mitt: What does the GOP do now?: Kudlow Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:15 PM ET
    Mitt Romney

    Here's what the GOP needs to do now that Mitt Romney has dropped out of the 2016 race, says Larry Kudlow.

  • DC has target on Wall Streeters: Evercore CEO Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners

    The case of Antonio Weiss shows that Congress will not confirm successful candidates from Wall Street, Evercore CEO Ralph Schlosstein told CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Barack Obama will call for a 7 percent rise in U.S. domestic and military spending in his budget that would end caps known as' sequestration,' the White House said on Thursday, setting up a new source of conflict with Republicans in Congress. The White House rejects that criticism and hopes Obama can find common ground with lawmakers...

  • Keystone bill passes in Senate, faces Obama veto Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:19 PM ET
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks about Keystone XL with Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., left, sponsor of the Keystone XL pipeline bill, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 29, 2015.

    The US Senate has passed the final Keystone bill which now faces veto by President Obama.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- The U.S. Senate will likely pass a bill approving the long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday, a measure the White House has said President Barack Obama would veto. Republicans have made approving Keystone their top priority of the new Congress after winning control of the Senate in November's elections, but they are four votes shy...

  • Strong dollar continues to drag  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    Volatility is going to continue, says William Daley, Argentiere Capital, discusses the impact of a strong dollar on multinational companies.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Barack Obama's budget will call for an increase in domestic and military spending that would end spending caps known as "sequestration," a White House official said, setting up a new source of conflict with Republicans in Congress. The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs...

  • Obama + tax reform = political firestorm Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:41 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Obama just retreated after a live-fire experiment in tax reform and deficit reduction.

  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner acknowledges 'stumbles' Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, whose ranks swelled as a result of last November's elections, have gotten off to a clumsy start this year, House Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday, as legislative initiatives have been derailed by attacks from inside the party. "A growing body of people are sick and tired of the' trust me we'll do...

  • Cooperation in Washington DOA? Not so fast Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:36 AM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens to President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Many pundits have written off cooperation between Obama and the GOP-controlled Congress. But not so fast, says Scott Paul.

  • Rep. Issa: GOP issues in focus  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:52 AM ET
    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif) at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), weighs in the on the Republican agenda, including trade agreements, Keystone and tax reform.

  • Fueling speculation, Romney and Jeb Bush will meet Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:25 AM ET
    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush

    The meeting scheduled this week raises the possibility that the two former governors will find a way to avoid competing presidential campaigns.

  • Washington has ZERO credibility: Bill Ehrman Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:28 PM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens to President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Recent moves by the Swiss and Chinese are about one thing: credibility. Washington, on the other hand, has zero credibility, says hedge-fund manager Bill Ehrman.

  • Obama's goals wrong: Boehner Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens to President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama's tax plans and veto threats "just aren't the wrong policies, they're the wrong priorities."