Sen. John Thune, (R-S.D.), discusses what prompted the delay in Wilbur Ross' nomination hearing for secretary of Commerce. Also Thune shares his thoughts on Elaine Chao for secretary of Transportation.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Dec 22- Democrats are showing little interest in cooperating with the Republicans who control Congress on legislation to dismantle the Obamacare health insurance law but some are signaling a willingness to collaborate on action to curb rising drug prices. President-elect Donald Trump pledged two weeks ago to bring down drug prices,...
Senator Thune doesn’t think the Russians tipped the scales on the election, but he wants to treat them as a historic adversary and be very cautious and very wary.
The Commerce Committee Chairman won’t declare Obama policies dead, but said he expects trouble for those rules in the new FCC.
Harwood asks the Senate Commerce Committee Chairman if he agrees with Trump and opposes the AT/T-TimeWarner merger. The Chairman won’t commit to an up or down.
Thune reacts to the controversy over Steve Bannon’s role in the Trump administration and advocates patience.
John Harwood and Senator Thune discuss, trade, immigration, tax cuts and deficits.
The senator was re-elected Wednesday as chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, a high-ranking Republican leadership post.
CNBC's John Harwood speaks with Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of Senate Republican Conference, about President-elect Donald Trump's transition to the White House and how the Senate will be working with him on various parts of his agenda.
WASHINGTON, Sept 14- Delaying or blocking a planned transition of oversight of the Internet's technical management from the U.S. to a global community of stakeholders would be a "gift to Russia" and other authoritarian regimes, a senior Obama administration official said Wednesday. "I urge you: Do not give a gift to Russia and other authoritarian nations by...
Republicans demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative stories.
The economic impact of an Amtrak shutdown would mean more than an inconvenience for commuters. It may affect the larger economy.
That means that communications legislation written in 1934, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in office, will likely be used to regulate how Internet service providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast do business with content providers like Google, Netflix, YouTube and Amazon. On Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a plan that would put Internet service...
Hey, 2016 presidential candidates — Are you paying attention to what "American Sniper" is telling you?
Gas prices may be at their lowest in five years but wait just a second before you go raising gas taxes, says Jake Novak.
The federal minimum wage has been below what it should be to keep a family afloat. Should it be raised and how much?
Sen. John Thune, (R-SD), discusses the latest Obamacare change that says many union health plans will be exempt from Obamacare's reinsurance fee, forcing everyone else to pay extra to cover unions.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-- South Dakota's largest city is welcoming political figures, family and friends in town to mark the life and career of former Democratic U.S. senator and three-time presidential candidate George McGovern, a legend in state's political history who died Sunday at age 90..