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The Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel has turned into a proxy war for feuding Republican factions.
The Mississippi runoff election between Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel holds big implications for the future of the GOP, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Slammer-ready typewriters, tablets and flatscreen TVs come with security screws and clear plastic for easy inspection. NBC reports.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), shares his plan for the GOP to win back the Senate and White House.
We need to do whatever we can for the Kurds up in the north, says Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), sharing his thoughts on the political turmoil sweeping Iraq and what the U.S. should do to help.
Harold Ford, Morgan Stanley managing director, shares his thoughts on Eric Cantor's astonishing loss and the push for immigration and tax reform.
Joseph Watkins, former White House aide, and Jimmy Walker, Bluenationreview.com editor, discuss the future of the Republican agenda. You stick to the course, says Watkins. Walker counters, the tea party faction of the Republican party doesn't want anything done.
Ben White Politico chief economics correspondent, and Brian Gardner, KBW director of Washington research, share their thoughts on the leadership style of newly-named GOP House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
CNBC's John Harwood, and Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha Partners, share their thoughts on a McCarthy-Scalise led Republican party after Rep. Eric Cantor's stunning loss in the primary.
With new leaders in place, Congress faces more big fights over funding for highway construction and government agencies in the coming months.
A week after Eric Cantor's shocking primary loss, CNBC'S John Harwood reports House Republicans will meet later today to elect new leaders.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that just 41 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's handling of his job, reversing an uptick this spring.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that voters think Hillary Clinton has the knowledge and experience to handle the presidency.
Don Luskin, Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macrolytics, says the crisis in Iraq will have a spill over effect in U.S. politics and result in a "Republican takeover."
Republican Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC that he doesn't "necessarily condone" what he referred to as the gay "lifestyle," nor does he "condemn it either."
Senate Republicans blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates.
WASHINGTON, June 11- A shock primary election defeat for Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, left his political party in chaos on Wednesday as financial markets worried the shakeup might renew budget fights that in the past have caused government shutdowns and near credit defaults.
Eric Cantor will step down from his post as majority leader on July 31 after losing his primary bid Tuesday night. NBC News reports.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight into how Washington is wrapping its head around David Brat's upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
Tea party activist David Brat tells CNBC his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was nothing short of a miracle.