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  • EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Vice President Joe Biden said Rhode Island needs to invest in its transportation infrastructure after touring a dilapidated highway bridge he joked is being held up by a children's toy. But the high-profile Democrat's visit also served a dual purpose, giving the seal of White House approval to local Democratic leaders bruised by a...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. Vice President Joe Biden announced the changes at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams in Columbus, Ohio. Under the new rules, released in draft form last summer, the annual salary threshold at which companies can deny...

  • WASHINGTON— More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. Under the new rules, first released in draft form last summer, the annual salary threshold at which companies can deny overtime pay will be doubled from $23,660 to nearly $47,500. The White House estimates that...

  • May 17- The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a long-awaited and controversial rule to extend overtime pay to 4.2 million U.S. workers, which marks one of the administration's most significant moves to address stagnant wages. The rule, which has drawn intense criticism from business groups and Republicans, doubles the maximum...

  • VP Biden on closing tax loophole

    CNBC's John Harwood sits down with Vice President Joe Biden to discuss the Obama administration's efforts to abolish the carried interest loophole.

  • Joe Biden speaks with CNBC's John Harwood.

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates took Joe Biden to task for his foreign policy decisions. So why does Biden get tearful about Gates?

  • Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Judge Merrick Garland after he was nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden at the White House, March 16, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Vice President Joe Biden says as a senator he presided over more Supreme Court nominations than anyone, every everyone got a fair shake.

  • Joe Biden speaks with CNBC's John Harwood.

    Vice President Joe Biden, who drafted the 1994 crime bill while a senator, said funding cuts have hurt its effectiveness.

  • Joe Biden speaks with CNBC's John Harwood.

    Vice President Joe Biden said a loophole on Wall Street can't be justified. What is it?

  • Trump, Clinton 'horribly flawed': George Pataki

    I think Donald Trump has been able to classify himself as an "outsider," says Lisa Caputo, former Clinton press secretary, discussing Trump's front-runner status and sharing her thoughts on "Clinton" fatigue among some voters. And former Gov. George Pataki, (R-NY), explains why he thinks both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are horribly flawed yet maintain front-runner status.

  • Solid leads for Trump, Clinton in NY

    CNBC's John Harwood provides of preview of the primary battle for New York delegates.

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle donated less to charities in 2015 as their income also dipped, tax returns released by the White House showed on Friday. Their top charity donation of $9,066 went to Fisher House Foundation, which provides housing for military families near military hospitals. The couple also gave $5,000 to the...

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    White House releases Obama & Biden's tax returns . CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasizing the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the White House said.

  • Biden: I would like to see a woman elected

    The "Power Lunch" crew reacts to a new interview with Vice President Joe Biden on a website called Mic.com in which Biden is asked about Hillary Clinton. Biden says he "would like to see the U.S. electing a woman," but "the president and I are not going to endorse."

  • U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

    President Barack Obama will meet with U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday to discuss the economy and Wall Street reform.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- President Barack Obama will meet with U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday to discuss the economy and Wall Street reform, the White House said on Sunday. "In the afternoon, the president will meet with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to discuss the state of the American and global economy, Wall Street reform, and the long-term...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The New York City metro area took a giant step toward revitalizing its crumbling capacity-strained transport hubs on Thursday as a major bistate agency authorized up to $22 billion of spending on air, rail, and bus infrastructure. Vice President Joe Biden likened to a third world country; $2.3 billion for Newark Airport; up to $15 billion for a...

  • VP Biden visits Belgian embassy in DC

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visits the Belgian embassy in Washington D.C. in support of the Belgian people in the aftermath of Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels.

  • Vice President Joe Biden called on Israel's government on Sunday to demonstrate its commitment to a two-state solution to end the conflict with the Palestinians and said settlement expansion is weakening prospects for peace. "Israel's government's steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land, is eroding in my...