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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has represented the San Francisco area for a quarter century. What do her constituents think about the "fiscal cliff?"
CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to constituents in the 8th district of California to find out what business leaders are saying about the Minority Leader's handling of the "fiscal cliff."
After nearly five years of brutal economic decline, government retrenchment and a widespread loss of confidence in its future, California is showing the first signs of a rebound.
Phoenix, Arizona, has offered up to 100 free trips to California CEOs to check out the workforce there, lower taxes and incentives for creating jobs. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.
CNBC's John Harwood & Jane Wells visit the home states of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Speaker John Boehner. (5:51)
The Golden State has been forced into a sort of economic rehab after years of runaway spending. Now, California's Legislative Analyst's Office says the state may be bottoming, and there is reason to hope.
Mark Standriff, California Republican Party communications consultant, offers insight on why Californians passed Proposition 30.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Traders and investors were in agreement on one thing as voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election: The markets want a clear winner by Wednesday morning.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that beat analyst expectations thanks to growth at the company's cable television networks. The media giant that owns Fox Broadcasting and The Wall Street Journal said adjusted earnings per share reached 43 cents for the quarter that ended in September.
Nov 6- A federal judge in Los Angeles has issued a tentative ruling that could block a sale of asset manager TCW Group to private equity firm The Carlyle Group LP. The tentative ruling stems from a lawsuit filed in August by EIG Global Energy Partners LLC to block the sale of TCW to Carlyle.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price a9649reuff. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes on for a turnaround.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes on for a turnaround. Nokia, which has lost out hugely to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co in recent years, is hinging its entire future on Microsoft's mobile software.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Prices of U.S.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- A ``Day of Giving'' across ABC television networks raised more than $16.8 million for victims of Hurricane Sandy, ABC said on Tuesday. During the event, which aired on Radio Disney, ABC Family, ESPN and other units of the Disney/ ABC group, viewers were encouraged to donate to the American Red Cross.
*Amgen shares rise 1.4 percent. LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Amgen Inc's experimental cholesterol-lowering drug, AMG145, reduced levels of ``bad'' cholesterol up to 66 percent in patients already taking statin drugs, according to results from a mid-stage trial that were presented on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- AT&T set a $50 starting price for Nokia's latest Windows smartphones, on which the struggling Finnish phone maker is pinning its hopes for a turnaround. Nokia, which has lost out hugely to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co in recent years, is hinging its entire future on Microsoft's mobile software.
Nov 6- The government's investigation of mortgage-related practices at Wells Fargo& Co includes the making and packaging of home loans by its Wachovia unit, the bank said in a filing Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Prices of U.S.
The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.