House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp tells CNBC ahead of his panel's IRS scandal hearing that he wants to know who "hatched" the plan to target conservative groups.» Read More
Wall Street regulations crafted after the financial crisis were written quickly during turbulent times and need to be changed, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told CNBC.
CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of President Obama's $3.8 trillion budget.
Claims that reform would boost the economy are challenged by those who say costs in job losses and spending on social programs would be too high a price.
President Barack Obama is expected to formally propose a controversial change in how the government calculates inflation for Social Security and other federal benefits.
President Barack Obama's budget plan would change how increases in Social Security benefits are calculated. Experts say that could be devastating to recipients who need cost-of-living adjustments to survive.
The prospects for U.S. economic growth are "still too little" and "too uncertain," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC. American can't just sit back on its laurels, he added.
During a live interview on "Squawk Box," CNBC's Joe Kernen challenges GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's opposition to gay marriage: "No one's asking you to marry another man." (3:17)
President Barack Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other benefits programs in a budget proposal next week aimed at winning over enough congressional Republicans to pass a broad deal to reduce the deficit.
The 10 fastest growing metro areas last year were all in red states. Art Laffer, Laffer Investments; Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research; and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's Forum, discuss.
Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has joined the filibuster threat over the pending gun control legislation, with Robert Costa of the National Review. Also, Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL); Dean Baker Center For Economic & Policy Research; and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's Forum, discuss whether Republicans can overturn Obamacare.
Governors of the 8 red states are pushing a strong message of low taxes, pro-business and pro fossil fuel production. Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; John McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates CEO; Betsy McCaughey, author of "Beating Obamacare," weigh in.
A Politico editorial today asked "Where is today's Jack Kemp?" Discussing ways in which the Republican party can revive its entrepreneurial spirit, with Larry Sabato, University of Virginia; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Grover Norquist, Americans For Tax Reform.
Dr. Benjamin Carson was a political unknown just weeks ago. Now, He is in some ways a dream candidate for Republicans. The NYT reports.
*Kansas Democrats, Republicans see a threat to jobs. WICHITA, Kansas, March 20- First came the recession, throwing thousands out of work. "I'm certainly disappointed that he would do something of this nature," said Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, a Democrat who displays Obama's portrait on his office wall. "
WASHINGTON, March 19- Two Republican state senators from Arkansas may soon accomplish what seasoned Washington politicians couldn't: make the main provisions of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul palatable to hard-core conservatives.
Discussing ways in which the GOP can fix its brand, with Mark Stevens, MSCO CEO; Mark Hannah, Former Kerry & Obama Campaign Aide; and Chip Saltsman, Former Huckabee Campaign Manager.
Discussing the future of the Republican party, with CNBC Contributor Robert Costa of the National Review; Florida House speaker Will Weatherford (R); and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams.
With the Dow Jones reaching an all-time high and the S&P 500 not far behind, markets have shrugged off the disappointment of the sequester. But Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura says that far bigger hurdles lie ahead that could potentially give the U.S. another "brush with default".
Democrats made a mistake by not going over the "fiscal cliff" because a "grand bargain" would have been easier to achieve, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer told CNBC.
Acting on the Senate's first budget since President Obama took office, a Democratic-led panel is moving toward party-line approval of a fiscal blueprint that would trim the budget deficit while protecting safety net programs from slashing cuts proposed by Republicans.