New Republican Presidential candidate nomination rules made post-2012 election have failed to bring the order and speed craved. The NYTimes reports.» Read More
Something about Vladimir Putin makes Republicans in the U.S. presidential race see red.
Republicans face a potential political backlash from voters if the Supreme Court rules soon against President Barack Obama's healthcare law, and are split over what to do about it, with some calling on the Obama administration for help. She said in a telephone interview that this would be a blow and she urged Republicans and Democrats in Congress to act.
The agency lost its authority to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the program.
NEW YORK, May 14- Presidential candidate Ted Cruz, a Tea Party favorite and leading figure in the 2013 government shutdown that rattled investors, isn't the kind of politician who usually wins a lot of friends among Wall Street campaign donors. Despite the uncompromising rhetoric, Cruz is winning praise from some potential Wall Street donors, including bankers...
However, Senator Lisa Murkowski, the Republican head of her chamber's energy committee, introduced a bill on Wednesday that would lift the ban Congress passed in 1975 after the Arab oil embargo created fears of global shortages. While there is plenty of resistance in Congress against lifting the ban, the prospects for a reversal could improve under some of the...
Jeb Bush is simply determined to run for president his way and not bow to political customs unless he absolutely must. NBC reports.
However, Senator Lisa Murkowski, the Republican head of her chamber's energy committee, is expected to introduce a bill as soon as Tuesday night that would lift the ban Congress passed in 1975 after the Arab oil embargo created fears of global shortages. While there is plenty of resistance in Congress against lifting the ban, the prospects for a reversal could...
WASHINGTON, May 11- The U.S. Congress will face a crush of major bills in the next two weeks on Pacific Rim trade, domestic surveillance, funding the military and transportation, as well as on congressional oversight of a nuclear weapons deal with Iran. Before breaking for Memorial Day on or around May 22, the Senate and House of Representatives will try to deal with:.
May 4- Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers will step down in July after 20 years at the helm of the network equipment maker, a symbol of the dot.com stock boom 15 years ago now struggling to boost its bottom line in the era of cloud computing. Wall Street analysts said a change was expected and could signal a refocusing of Cisco, which acquired dozens of...
WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. rules to cut carbon emissions could close more than 90 coal plants and eliminate jobs that support mining and power stations that the federal government has not fully considered, a report by the conservative American Action Forum research group said on Thursday. The EPA also says the rules will save consumers billions of dollars over...
In a political world where candidates nearly always follow the party line on every issue, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has broken the mold.
Republicans will offer their plan to balance the budget within a decade and rein in programs such as food stamps and Medicare.
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirm sanctions until Moscow complies with international law.
Returning from Saudi Arabia, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC he's most concerned about the threat posed by Iran.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain tells CNBC he thinks filmmaker Michael Moore's statements about the movie "American Sniper" were "idiotic."
We need a strategy, says Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz.), discussing transition in Saudi Arabia amid instability in the Middle East and ISIS terror attacks.
Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.
While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.
Voters generally find candidates associated with their political party are more attractive, reports Today Show.
Calling Sunday's referendum a 'facade and a joke', U.S. Senator John McCain says the next long term goal for the U.S. is to help Ukraine regain Crimea. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.