Business John Thune

  • Sen. Thune: We will move quickly on repealing Obamacare

    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.

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Republicans demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative stories.

  • A train conductor signals from an Amtrak train September 3, 2015 in New Carrollton, Maryland.

    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...

  • Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper"

    Hey, 2016 presidential candidates — Are you paying attention to what "American Sniper" is telling you?

  • A customer puts gas into a vehicle at the U-gas station in Miami.

    Gas prices may be at their lowest in five years but wait just a second before you go raising gas taxes, says Jake Novak.

  • Protestors in favor of increasing the minimum wage, March 27, 2014, in Philadelphia.

    The federal minimum wage has been below what it should be to keep a family afloat. Should it be raised and how much?

  • Sen. Thune: Union waiver sticks Americans with the bill

    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..