Ben White, CNBC contributor, weighs in on the top political stories of the morning, including the chance of a Republican majority in the Senate, and the fate of the Export-Import Bank.» Read More
CNBC's John Harwood looks ahead at what's likely to drive the political agenda for the second half of the year.
Boehner has said repeatedly he won't support a bill that doesn't include tax incentives and other measures to create jobs, so Democrats are trying Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election.
The Democrats' chances of retaking the Senate got a little bit worse last night, reports CNBC's John Harwood, with a look at the high-profile runoff election between Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi and rival Chris McDaniel.
The U.S. Export-Import Bank has suspended or removed four officials amid allegations of improper gifts and kickbacks. CNBC's Eamon Javers explains exactly how the Ex-Im Bank works.
Newly elected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dismissed the proposal to fund the U.S. highway system. The Fiscal Times reports.
Kevin McCarthy seems eager to make his bones with the hard right by killing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
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.