House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review. Full story
Discussing today's IRS hearing on the targeting scandal, and whether Lois Lerner was behind these attacks, with Rep. Peter Welch (D-VA); Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH); Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA); and Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business.
IRS director of tax exempt organizations Lois Lerner invoked her 5th Amendment rights and was dismissed from the hearing today. Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA); Joseph diGenova, Former U.S. Attorney; and Austan Gooslbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discu...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of U.S. immigration reform are hoping that the smooth and drama-free passage of their legislation through a Senate committee - a departure from almost everything that has happened in Congress over the past four years - will boost the likelihood of the bill winning f Full story
Sen. Daniel Coats, (R-IN), asks how long-term low rates will impact the nation's growing debt problem. Bernanke says the Fed is keeping "close attention" to the potential problem.
Ben Bernanke lays out his ideal scenario in unwinding the Fed's current stimulus policies to Rep. John Delaney, (D-MD). And, Rep. Richard Hanna, (R-NY), wants to know how much of the unemployment rate is "structural," and how much is "cyclical."
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), discusses the tech giant's tax policy and explains why corporate tax reform is needed.
Has there been substantial improvement in the labor market? CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides perspective. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) questions where the Fed is headed, and what QE has achieved.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest from Capitol Hill where Apple's CEO Tim Cook is testifying on taxes. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) thinks the committee is vilifying Apple.
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid speaks after a weekly Senate Democratic caucus meeting May 21, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., center, leans over to speak with Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
A chair sits against a bare tree next to a destroyed home on May 21, in Moore, Okla.