CNBC asked analysts what constitutes a trade war amid the latest escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions.
President Donald Trump has requested the United States Trade Representative to identify $200 billion worth of Chinese goods for additional tariffs at a rate of 10 percent.
The U.S. goal for a denuclearized Korean Peninsula is shared by China but for different reasons, says ex-diplomat and ex-Sen. Max Baucus.
President Donald Trump is mixing three issues that should not be mixed: trade, foreign policy and enforcement, says Max Baucus.
Beijing will retaliate against heavy steel and aluminum tariffs from the U.S., Max Baucus said.
McCrery and Baucus agree tax reform could pass but disagree on the details.
Kim Jong Un "is not going to push the button because then he's gone," Democratic former Sen. Max Baucus says.
Former Sen. Max Baucus, (D-Mont.), and former U.S. Ambassador to China, explains why he thinks there's unlikely to be a war with North Korea.
Former Sen. Max Baucus, (D-Mont.), and former U.S. Ambassador to China, provides insight to the bitter battle on Capitol Hill over health-care reform.
Former Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.) talks about President Trump's visit to the Middle East, and the White House roll-out of the 2018 budget.
Experts say it's time for the U.S. leader to let his past hostile comments about the Asian powerhouse fade with the Florida sunset.
The oil industry's lobbying arm said it will push lawmakers to consider lifting a ban on crude exports in the new year.
Making Sen. Max Baucus the next ambassador to China reflects the importance the U.S. places on advancing its economic relationship with Beijing.
Surprise! Washington could be slightly less dysfunctional next year. Keep an eye on the debt ceiling, tax reform and mid-term elections. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in on a proposed plan by Sen. Baucus to tax all income from foreign sales and services.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is returning to Capitol Hill for a fresh interrogation on the health care law.
Speaker Boehner said that the GOP would offer a temporary increase in the debt ceiling in return for discussions with Obama on the budget and deficit.
The prospect of Congress failing to raise the nation’s debt limit has economists and investors exploring options the White House might have.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday he had ordered the FBI to open a criminal probe in a growing scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups.
Max Baucus, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, will not seek re-election to a seventh term next year, according to a Democratic aide.