WASHINGTON— Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a presidential election campaign in which some candidates are talking pointedly about the justices and the prospect of replacing some of them in the next few years. The three-month break probably is a good thing,...» Read More
The legal and political debate over immigration reform often overlooks the economic cost of inaction.
Sec. of State John Kerry is saying Russia is engaging in the most extensive propaganda campaign since the height of the Cold War, and a sinkhole swallowed two pedestrians, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
President Barack Obama warned on Monday that a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would hurt the U.S. economy.
House Speaker John Boehner is raising the possibility that the Department of Homeland Security may shut down because of a budget impasse.
CNBC's Phil Han reports on the state of the U.K. general election campaign, as the candidates count down 99 days until votes are cast.
Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), weighs in the on the Republican agenda, including trade agreements, Keystone and tax reform.
New U.S. rules allowing its citizens expanded travel into Cuba won't benefit its cold-war foe's beaches much as tourism remains specifically prohibited.
Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-Pa.), and Sara Fagan, former White House political director, debate whether the Republicans can break the gridlock in Congress next year, as President Obama comes into the final stretch of his presidency.
Congressional negotiators resolved policy disputes to reach a deal for a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Tuesday but may still need a stop-gap extension to avoid a government shutdown on Thursday.
Appearing on Colbert, President Obama spills the beans about what Malia and Sasha think about his appearance and reveals another dirty secret.
Kasim Reed, (D) Atlanta Mayor, discusses his city's plan to implement immigration reform.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports 17 states are suing the Obama administration over the immigration executive order.
The state of Texas said it and 16 other states sued President Obama in federal court over his recent executive order on immigration.
President Obama answers to how American businesses can continue to make progress amid regulatory burdens.
President Obama shares his thoughts on immigrants living and working in the U.S., and the opportunities he believes they should have.
American CEOs gathering in Washington, D.C., tell CNBC corporate tax reform and less burdensome regulations could help unlock the economy's potential.
President Obama discusses the budget process and the potential for another government shutdown.
Discussing tax reform, President Obama details the two big hurdles that need to be climbed to accomplish corporate tax reform.
Discussing immigration reform, President Obama explains why it's the right for the country and addresses the need for bipartisan action and progress.
Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman tells CNBC that company growth is tied to a healthy economy, which is possible by embracing immigrants.