WASHINGTON, Dec 8- NAFTA trade negotiators convene in Washington next week for a limited round of talks unlikely to move the needle on major sticking points, but aimed at demonstrating some progress towards closing easier chapters. Last month's round of negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement in Mexico City failed to resolve major...
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.
Sen. Max Baucus, (D-MT) has announced he will not run for re-election in 2014, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to leave near the end of January put the White House in a tricky spot, depriving the Obama administration of its longest-serving economic adviser for its next fiscal showdown with Congress.
President Obama on Friday signed a bill that brings U.S. trade relations with Russia into the 21st century but also ushers in a testy era in which the United States could publicly "name and shame" Russian human rights violators.
WASHINGTON, Nov 2- After the Nov. 6 elections, urgent tax and spending issues must be addressed, forcing Washington's power players to make some tough decisions before the end of the year. Regardless of who wins the Nov. 6 presidential election, Obama will be in the White House during the final months of 2012 when the ``fiscal cliff'' must be dealt with.