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  • White House, Congress reach tentative U.S. budget deal Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The White House and congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal overnight that would lift mandatory sequestration cuts on both defense and domestic spending and raise the federal debt ceiling, averting a fiscal standoff as the Republican-led U.S. A White House official said on Tuesday the compromise deal would protect Social...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- President Barack Obama vetoed a sweeping $612 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, returning the measure to the Republican-controlled Congress because of the way it uses money meant for war spending to avoid automatic budget cuts to military programs. "I'm going to be sending it back to Congress and my message to them is very simple:' Let's...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- President Barack Obama officially vetoed the $612 billion annual defense authorization bill on Thursday, returning the measure to Congress because of the way it uses money meant for war spending to avoid automatic budget cuts to military programs. "I'm going to be sending it back to Congress and my message to them is very simple:' Let's do this...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- The White House and congressional leaders on Thursday cited the urgency of enacting legislation to avoid a default on U.S. debt, but Republicans were still struggling over how to pass any bill. The Treasury Department has estimated that it will bump up against its $18 trillion statutory borrowing limit on Nov. 3 unless Congress approves...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- Congressman Paul Ryan was expected to declare soon that he will run for the top job in the U.S. House of Representatives, lawmakers said on Thursday, as Republicans tried to end a crippling internal power struggle. With a deadline to raise the U.S. debt limit days away, the House has been transfixed by the chaos around finding a successor to replace...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 20- Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he believes there are enough votes in the U.S. Senate to override a veto of a $612 billion defense bill, as the two U.S. political parties intensified their war of words over the legislation. The NDAA was passed by the Senate on Oct. 7 and the House on Oct. 1. If Obama vetoes the measure,...

  • The NDAA was passed by the Senate on Oct. 7 and the House on Oct. 1. If Obama vetoes the measure, Republicans are not expected to muster the two-thirds majority that would be needed in both the Senate and House of Representatives for an override. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, said the veto would be sustained in the House, which would hold its vote before the...

  • Puerto Rico House bankruptcy bill adds co-sponsors Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 5:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 6- A bill to allow Puerto Rico's distressed public agencies to access Chapter 9 bankruptcy laws has drawn several Democratic co-sponsors but is not a partisan move, the U.S. commonwealth's representative in Congress said on Tuesday. Puerto Rico's representative in Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, introduced the bill- to allow public agencies and...

  • Boehner: House leadership turmoil would do harm Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | 2:04 PM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) publicly announces his resignation as Speaker and from the U.S. Congress at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, September 25, 2015.

    House Speaker John Boehner, under fire from conservatives over a government shutdown, said Friday he will resign from Congress at the end of October.

  • John Boehner resignation: What happens next? Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, holds his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 5, 2015.

    In the wake of House Speaker John Boehner's surprise resignation announcement, here's what will happen.

  • Government plays bigger role for health insurers Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    Healthcare

    For health insurers, government health programs have become an increasingly important part of their business.

  • Pelosi v. Warren (& the populists) Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 4:40 PM ET
    Pelosi v. Warren (& the populists)

    White House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi responds to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of the Democrats. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • Politics in play: Jeb's income, Hillary's emails Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:26 AM ET
    Politics in play: Jeb's income, Hillary's emails

    CNBC's John Harwood provides highlights from his interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and weighs in on Jeb Bush's income, and new disclosures about Hillary Clinton's emails.

  • Pelosi: I disagree with Warren on Wall St. oversight Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:04 AM ET
    Nancy Pelosi

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi talks candidly to CNBC's John Harwood about Elizabeth Warren, bank regulation and the Affordable Care Act.

  • Pelosi: Obama not too soft on Wall Street Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Pelosi: Obama not too soft on Wall Street

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she disagrees with Democrats who suggest the Obama administration has been too soft on Wall Street.

  • Pelosi: You can't say 'I should be elected because I'm a woman'

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joins CNBC's John Harwood for chocolate ice cream and to discuss Democrats' 2016 prospects and the recent cultural and judicial shifts in the U.S.

  • Pelosi on O'Malley's effectiveness in Baltimore Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Pelosi on O'Malley's effectiveness in Baltimore

    As the daughter and sister of former Baltimore mayors, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reflects on Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's leadership amid the city's recent unrest.

  • 10 questions for Nancy Pelosi Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center.

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss social issues, Hillary Clinton's campaign and the uphill fight to win back the House.

  • Pelosi: Republican leadership lacked 'a moral fiber' Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Pelosi: Republican leadership lacked 'a moral fiber'

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reflects on the string of Republican congressional leadership scandals in the late '90s, calling former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert a figurehead.

  • Obama: Affordable Care Act is 'here to stay' Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, gives a statement on the Supreme Court health care decision in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 25, 2015 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama spoke on Thursday morning after his landmark health care law survived its second major legal challenge.