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CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow says the so-called civil war is simmering between the Republican establishment and the Tea Party. John Harwood, provides perspective.
A national tea party leader is endorsing immigration overhaul legislation including legal status for the 11.5 million people now here illegally.
Harold Ford Jr., Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, shares his thoughts on why leaders in Congress are not trying to find consensus, and weighs in on the tea party's support of raising the minimum wage.
CNBC's Jeff Cox sits down with CNBC's Rick Santelli five years after his 'tea party' rant to recap that fateful day.
Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO and president, discusses the state of American business, the tea party and extending unemployment benefits.
Debbie Dooley, Atlanta tea party co-founder, explains why she opposes the proposal to move the Atlanta Braves from Turner Field to a new stadium in Georgia's Cobb County. "It is the government picking winners and losers," Dooley says.
Recent elections have underlined a growing tension in political money circles: business is increasingly fed up with the activist wing of the Republican Party.
Tea party candidates in the 2014 congressional elections will try to unseat Republican incumbents they say aren't conservative enough.
Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, told CNBC that tea party stubbornness is starting to alienate big business.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Sen. Mitch McConnell, (R-KY), faces a tough political fight in his home state of Kentucky against tea party challenger, Matt Bevin.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS explains why US non-farm payrolls data, due on Wednesday, may be lower than market consensus and how will that impact Fed's tapering agenda.
What happen last night was the "worst, most irresponsible" way of reopening the government, says Rep. Mo Brooks, (R-AL), sharing his thoughts on last night's last minute debt deal. And Rep. Jim Himes, (D-CT), defends the passage of last night's bill, asserting it did not raise U.S. debt.
Now both sides of the aisles must decide whether they "want to go big or go small," as Congress attempts to reach a long-term deal on cutting spending and taxes, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Mark Todd, Director Fixed Income Sales, FIIG tells CNBC's Cash Flow that U.S. Republicans need to be "intelligent fiscal conservatives" rather than children.
CNBC's John Harwood says House Speaker John Boehner knows the new GOP bill to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling won't pass. Harwood believes it is an attempt to mollify the tea party faction of the party.
Even if Senators Reid and McConnell strike a compromise deal, will Speaker Boehner be able to get support from House conservatives? Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), says "we have an administration and the President that refuses to lead," he says.
Sen. Jon Tester, (D-MT), says the tactics that the Tea Party has used over the past several weeks has probably done some great things for fundraising but hasn't done much for our country.
With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.
Michael Eisner, former Disney CEO, says you can't hold a gun to someone's head and think you'll be able to negotiate. Unfortunately, the House leader lacks the moral fiber to stand up to a minority in his party, he says.
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, shares his thoughts on the Tea Party's involvement in the government shutdown and how to resolve the conflict over the debt.