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  • NEW YORK— Don't look to Richard Dreyfuss to defend Bernie Madoff. Then he cites another object of his scorn he did portray— former vice president Dick Cheney in the 2008 feature "W." People forget that inside everyone is a bit of Dick Cheney, and as an actor you find those little moments when you've been a little bit Cheney.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- President Barack Obama, who made few friends in corporate board rooms early in his first term as he pressed for tighter regulations on banks and remarked on the "fat cats" who helped precipitate the financial crisis, heads into his final year in the White House having built- or rebuilt- alliances with chief executives of the nation's biggest...

  • Time to end the Cold War for good: Jeffrey Sachs Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev last November.

    The Cuba rapprochement is a reminder that a Ukraine resolution is needed and that it's time to end the Cold War once and for all, says Jeffrey Sachs.

  • VP Cheney: Like to see Obamacare repealed Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 7:33 PM ET
    VP Cheney: Like to see Obamacare repealed

    Former vice president Dick Cheney has great doubts Obamacare will work. It needs to be repealed; it was pushed through in a hurry, he says. Cheney also thinks the new health care device tax is "terrible."

  • Cheney: 'I was toast' Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Cheney: 'I was toast'

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow that his life would have been different had it not been for groundbreaking medical technology.

  • I'm Not a Traitor, NSA Whistleblower Snowden Says Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Edward Snowden answers questions about NSA data mining and his fears of returning to the U.S.

  • U.S. lawmakers press DOE about Abound Solar tech problems Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    "Recent reports and publicly available documents indicate that persistent technological problems contributed to Abound's inability to remain commercially viable and, ultimately, its bankruptcy," said Republican Congressmen Fred Upton, Energy and Commerce committee chairman, Cliff Stearns and Cory Gardner in a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu.

  • Ky. Town, college seeking a boost from VP debate Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 9:29 AM ET

    DANVILLE, Ky.-- Politicians aren't the only ones looking for a debate-related boost when Joe Biden and Paul Ryan go toe-to-toe in Kentucky.

  • 10 Richest US Presidential Candidates Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    Since 1992, politicians vying for the highest office in America have tried to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate. At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it. So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus without a vast war chest.Since it takes money to run for president, it’s not surprising that some

    CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!

  • Obama, Stop Blaming Bush for Your Economy: Cheney Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Former US Vice President Dick Cheney (R)

    After three years in office, President Obama should stop blaming current fiscal problems on George W. Bush's administration, Dick Cheney told CNBC.

  • In Cheney's Time Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 11:15 AM ET
    In Cheney's Time

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow and former Vice President Dick Cheney discuss Cheney's new book, "In My Time."

  • Former VP Cheney Recuperating From Heart Surgery Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 5:01 PM ET
    Former US Vice President Dick Cheney (R)

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he underwent heart surgery last week and is recuperating.

  • Are America's Leaders From Top States? Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 4:45 PM ET
    US President Barack Obama speaks alongside Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke during the Economic Daily Briefing.

    The results don't reflect well on the home states of these leaders, regardless of their politics.

  • Former VP Cheney Hospitalized After Chest Pains Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 7:48 PM ET
    Former US Vice President Dick Cheney (R)

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington after suffering from chest pains, NBC News has learned.

  • Kudlow: US Now Owns GM, But Won't Get Paid Back Friday, 29 May 2009 | 6:34 PM ET

    Get ready folks: America is about to own a car company. As of Monday, we the taxpayers will own more than 70 percent of GM. Whether the company will be formally renamed Government Motors remains to be seen. But that’s what it will be.

  • "W" Will Get You Reading Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 3:45 PM ET

    We asked you, "Who's Book Would You Want To Read Most - GW's, Laura Bush or Dick Cheney's" - Now we have the poll results.

  • Imus Is Back: Contrite, But Not Mincing Words Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 12:19 PM ET
    Don Imus

    Don Imus came back on air this morning--the big news is that he was repeatedly apologetic for his inappropriate remark about the Rutgers women's basketball team. And his being contrite means advertisers will be a lot more comfortable supporting his show. Another sign that Imus doesn't want to look racist, his new cast includes two black comedians.

  • Cheney: Economy 'Resilient' Against High Oil Prices Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 3:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow sat down with Vice President Dick Cheney and discussed, among other things,  oil prices, the economy, and recent sanctions placed on Iran.

  • Interview Transcript: Dick Cheney Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 3:56 PM ET

    The unofficial transcript of an interview with Vice President Dick Cheney on "Kudlow & Company."