Here is the latest Political News from CNBC.
Obamacare customers were asked how they like it. Here’s what they said
Most said they got care they couldn’t previously afford, and also were able to see doctors fairly quickly.
Republican tech executive bashes Trump trade policies
Donald Trump’s trade policies would hurt American businesses and workers, the Republican HPE CEO says.
Bullard: Don’t count on a June Fed hike … or a press conference
A Fed hike in June or July isn’t set in stone, but labor data suggest it’s time to pull the trigger, the St. Louis Fed president said.
Protesters throw rocks at police horses outside Trump rally in Albuquerque
Protesters outside a rally for Donald J. Trump in Albuquerque threw rocks at police horses and lighted fires on Tuesday night, the NYT reported.
‘Don’t laugh’—Here’s why a Trump presidency may be good for the economy
Donald Trump may better serve the U.S. economy than Hillary Clinton as president, as he is more likely to introduce fiscal stimulus, a strategist told CNBC.
Health-care costs for typical American family just topped $25,000
Prescription drug spending has helped to boost health costs for an average family above $25,000.
Fear and LOTSA LOATHING in election 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are disliked or hated by six in 10 Americans. Let it sink in, Politico’s Ben White says.
Fear of Trump presidency led start-up vArmour to raise millions now
With Donald Trump nearing Hillary Clinton in the polls, start-up vArmour decided now’s the time to raise cash.
Obamacare price hikes are coming—but they depend on where you live
Proposed price increases for Obamacare plans vary widely across states, and even within states.
Sam Zell: Why I didn’t go into business with Donald Trump
“You don’t see my name on any buildings, do you? That’s just not who I am,” developer Sam Zell tells CNBC.
Virginia Gov McAuliffe under investigation for campaign violations: NBC
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is under investigation for campaign violations, federal officials told NBC News on Monday.
Hillary Clinton calls Trump a ‘bully’ who threatens economy
Clinton railed against Trump on everything from wages to his business dealings. NBC News reports.
Facebook is tweaking Trending Topics to counter charges of bias
Facebook says it is changing the way it finds articles for its Trending Topics section.
Head of security for US TSA removed from post
The head of security for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has been removed from his position, according to an internal TSA memo.
Big names give big cash to pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC
Big-name families gave large sums to a pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC in April as it gears up for the general election.
Fed’s Bullard sees tight US labor market putting upward pressure on inflation
A relatively tight labor market may put upward pressure on inflation, raising the case for higher interest rates, Bullard said on Monday.
Celebrities are taking this health-care fight to Capitol Hill
Celebrities are speaking up about a neglected health issue that affects nearly 200 million people around the world.
Portrait emerges of Facebook’s Trending Topics curators as new, unsupervised
Facebook’s Trending Topics was a fledgling, under-experienced group where individual judgment of news was encouraged, The New York Times reports.
Clinton hears Trump’s footsteps, lead dwindles to 3 points: NBC/WSJ poll
Hillary Clinton’s poll advantage over Donald Trump has narrowed to just three points, NBC News reports.
‘Fiercely independent’ Mark Cuban would be veep to Clinton…or Trump
Billionaire maverick Mark Cuban would consider serving as vice president for either Trump or Clinton, NBC reports.
US economy THISCLOSE to a June rate hike: Fed’s Rosengren
The U.S. is on the verge of meeting most of the conditions the Fed has set to hike rates in June, Boston Fed’s Eric Rosengren, tells The FT.
Sanders steps up feud with Democratic establishment
Bernie Sanders cranked up his fight with party leaders on Sunday, backing a challenger to the Democratic National Committee’s chairwoman.
US to completely lift Vietnam lethal arms embargo
U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Monday that Washington will fully lift an embargo on sales of lethal arms to Vietnam.
Welcome to the general election: Where Hillary’s cakewalk went
It’s easy to lose sight that while much of the electorate reviles Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton is in nearly as bad shape, Ben White says.
If not a Koch bro, can the Libertarians find a sugar daddy?
After the Kochs denied backing the Libertarian Party presidential candidate, questions remain about big dollar support.
Why Wall Street is struggling to get its head around the Fed
Now that the Fed appears ready to hike rates this summer, markets are watching how the dollar responds.
Politicians beware: ‘Tweet Congress’ returns
Tweet Congress, the website that made some politicians regret joining the twittersphere, is relaunching.
Trump’s tax troubles: More than 100 lawsuits, disputes, tied to companies
A USA TODAY analysis found Donald Trump’s businesses have been involved in at least 100 lawsuits and other disputes related to taxes.
Facebook’s Zuckerberg met with conservatives over the ‘trending’ bias spat
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg met with several leading conservatives on Wednesday to try and quell concerns it is politically biased.
Why Sanders’ marriage of convenience with Democrats may be over
The Vermont independent senator is threatening to take his millions of supporters with him in the separation.
Hillary Clinton needs to figure out her message: Dem strategist
Hillary Clinton’s message that she is experienced and ready to lead is not aspirational, Morris Reid says.
Mark Cuban: Trump is ‘horrible’ at Twitter
Mark Cuban takes aim at Donald Trump’s social media skills on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
Foreign hackers could be spying on presidential campaigns: US intelligence
The presidential campaigns are tightening their cyber security as U.S. intelligence sees indications of foreign spying.
Mark Cuban: Donald Trump is 180 degrees wrong on this
But the Dallas Mavericks owner tells CNBC that Trump won’t suffer even though he’s wrong on tech.
2016 race makes me feel like a man ‘without a party,’ says longtime Democrat
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey tells CNBC he sides with Republicans on some key issues.
Silicon Valley mocks Donald Trump over his tech bubble warning
Silicon Valley collectively rolled its eyes at Donald Trump’s warning of a dangerous financial bubble in the tech industry.
Trump bashes Dodd-Frank, says he’d speak to N. Korea’s Kim
Donald Trump addressed North Korea, Russia, Dodd-Frank and the Paris climate accord in a wide-ranging interview.
Donald Trump pegs net worth at $10B in filing—but still no tax returns
Donald Trump has filed a new financial disclosure form that details a net worth of more than $10 billion.
Donald Trump and Republicans in fundraising deal
The deal will allow Trump to tap rich donors and end his ability to claim that he is self-financing his own campaign, the FT reports.
Bernie Sanders wins in Oregon, but he needed Kentucky, too
Hillary Clinton is the apparent winner of the Kentucky Democratic primary and Bernie Sanders is the apparent winner in Oregon, NBC News projects.
Senate passes bill exposing Saudi Arabia to 9/11 legal claims
A bill that would let the families of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks sue Saudi Arabia passed the Senate unanimously on Tuesday, the NYT reports.
US extends overtime pay to 4.2 million salaried workers
The Obama administration unveiled the final version of a long-awaited and controversial rule to extend overtime pay to 4.2 million U.S. workers.
Who’s healthier, Clinton or Trump? A poll provides an answer
A majority of survey respondents said how they perceived a candidate’s health would affect their vote.