Prognosticators believe Republicans have a strong grasp on the Senate even as massive fundraising numbers help Democrats in their bid to take the House. » Read More
By: Dan Mangan
Elena Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, Russia, is accused of using using social media platforms to create thousands of social media and e-mail accounts that purported to be from Americans, to "amplify divisive social media and political content." » Read More
By: Kevin Breuninger
A federal judge on Friday scheduled a Feb. 8 sentencing date for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who was convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud. Manafort showed up to the Alexandria, Va. courthouse clad in a prison jumpsuit and sitting in a wheelchair. » Read More
By: Brian Schwartz
This comes after his session was cancelled due to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin dropping out, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. » Read More
"Any guy that can do a body slam, he's my kind of — he's my guy," Trump said. GOP lawmakers, including every Republican senator, did not answer CNBC's inquiries about the president's remarks.
Amid broadsides from Democrats, Republican lawmakers who have pushed to repeal Obamacare for years are pledging to protect coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
New York's 22nd District has become a key midterm battleground where the economy and Trump are under scrutiny.
The measures are significantly more dramatic than some previous Democratic proposals – a reflection of the proximity to the midterm elections and the early interest surrounding the presidential race in 2020.
The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first.
The arrest comes two days after the husband of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said he received a threatening letter that referred to Collins' support for Kanvanaugh, and which claimed to be tainted with the deadly toxin ricin
There is no border wall, no Obamacare replacement, no infrastructure program. GOP candidates instead lean on a strategy of linking Democrats with financial ruin, cultural disorder, and physical danger.
"It certainly looks that way to me. It's very sad," Trump said when asked if Khashoggi is dead.
This would be a significant step that would enable the Kremlin to surpass the U.S. and China. The U.S. is currently unable to defend against this breed of threat.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announces he will not attend next week's investment conference in Saudi Arabia, the latest high-profile dropout amid a global outcry over the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
"I get it, but did the president ask you to do that to deal with the deficit?" CNBC's Scott Wapner asked Gary Cohn.
Vice President Pence appeared to take a tougher stance on Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance than President Trump, who pushed back on the growing chorus of criticism against Saudi Arabia this week.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he told President Donald Trump to give Saudi Arabia "a few more days to complete" an investigation into the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell calling on the Fed to maintain its growth cap on Wells Fargo until the bank replaces CEO Tim Sloan.
The missing Saudi journalist wrote that actions against a free press in these countries "no longer carry the consequence of a backlash from the international community. Instead, these actions may trigger condemnation quickly followed by silence."
Chris Hughes, an advocate for a basic income, contends that less than a third of Americans have reaped the benefits of President Donald Trump's tax cuts.