• Iraq is the 'last nail in Obama's coffin': Pro     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:17 PM ET

    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."

  • 'I don't know' if gays can be changed: Gov. Perry Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:22 AM ET
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

    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."

  • Refinance your student loans? Senate GOP says no Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    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.

  • Cantor to step down as House majority leader Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    Eric Cantor will step down from his post as majority leader on July 31 after losing his primary bid Tuesday night. NBC News reports.

  • Repercussions of Cantor defeat     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood provides insight into how Washington is wrapping its head around David Brat's upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

  • Brat: Cantor defeat 'was basically a miracle' Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    Seventh District US Congressional Republican candidate, David Brat.

    Tea party activist David Brat tells CNBC his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was nothing short of a miracle.

  • Meet David Brat, the new GOP giant slayer Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 9:54 AM ET
    Seventh District US Congressional Republican candidate, David Brat.

    Who is the tea party Congressional candidate who upset Eric Cantor in a Virginia Republican primary? The Fiscal Times reports.

  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated in the Virginia Republican primary by tea party challenger David Brat. Why he lost and what this means for immigration reform, with Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha Partners.

  • Elephant in the room at Virginia primary     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to what some say may have played a role in the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by tea party challenger David Brat in the Virginia Republican primary.

  • Tea Party challenger defeats Rep. Cantor     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    In the Virginia Republican primary, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated by tea party challenger David Brat. CNBC's John Harwood digs into the so-called diminishing of the tea party.

  • Eric Cantor’s loss a bad omen for moderates Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 4:46 AM ET
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA).

    The House Republican leadership was torn apart Tuesday by the defeat of Representative Eric Cantor, the New York Times reports.

  • The implications of Eric Cantor's shock loss     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Corey Boles, U.S. Senior Analyst at Eurasia Group, describes the repercussions of U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprise defeat to a Tea Party challenger.

  • Kudlow: Reclaiming Reagan's economic voice Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Significant U.S. corporate tax reform could help improve middle class wages and jobs and attract investment from around the world.

  • Jobs, Mississippi equal good week for Democrats Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Workers use remote controls to check 32-inch television sets before they are repackaged at Element Electronics in Winnsboro, S.C., on May 29, 2014.

    A contentious Mississippi primary and a steady job growth report this week leaves Democrats smiling heading into midterms, POLITICO's Ben White says.

  • Frustrations of a gold-standard politician Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    A day after winning a tight GOP senate primary in New Jersey, Jeff Bell, left, stands next to rival Richard Pezzullo during a news conference, June 4, 2014, in Freehold.

    N.J. GOP Senate candidate Jeff Bell is finding people have little interest in hearing about a return to the gold standard.

  • The GOP's Dixie dilemma Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters, Tuesday June 3, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.

    Do Republicans support Thad Cochran in a runoff and risk damaging tea partyer Chris McDaniel, who could wind up their nominee? Politico's Ben White reports.

  • Mississippi headed for runoff election     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest results in the GOP's primary for Senate. It was a good night for the tea party, says Harwood.

  • Mississippi mud slinging     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports from Mississippi about a race between a long-term Senator and a tea-party favorite. The race could hold the key to Democrats maintaining control of the Senate.

  • Gunmakers may be fleeing liberal Northeast Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    Smith & Wesson guns

    Gunmakers have long histories in New England's "Gun Valley," but politics may be pushing them out. Christian Science Monitor reports.