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CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down the numbers behind Friday's jobs report, zeroing in on five main components.
John Silvia, chief economist of Wells Fargo Securities, comments on the U.S. job market ahead of the monthly nonfarm payroll numbers release.
Sen. Pat Toomey, (R-Pa.), weighs in on Federal Reserve policy ahead Janet Yellen's testimony today on Capitol Hill.
Justin Trudeau, a self-proclaimed feminist, made good his campaign promise that his governmental inner circle would be gender-equal, NBC News reports.
William Daley, Argentiere Capital, weighs in on how stalemate on Capitol Hill is blocking economic growth in the country.
William Daley, Argentiere Capital, weighs in on gridlock in Washington and Congress' inability to pass legislation on major economic issues, including infrastructure and taxes.
With the government almost out of cash, Congress is wrapping up yet another last-minute budget deal.
Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump discusses tough questions in tonight's debate.
The Republican candidates make their closing statements of the evening.
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is asked about marijuana legalization and expounds on income inequality.
Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida says we now have to accept 2 percent as the new normal for growth.
"I'm glad I did it," Donald Trump says of his four bankruptcy filings.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky addresses the latest budget deal and explains why he does not agree with it.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida discusses the American economy, saying if America does not act now, we will be the first generation in history that leaves our children worse off than ourselves. Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, responds.
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio addresses immigration policy; Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump fires back.
Presidential candidate Ben Carson discusses his flat tax plan strategy and Gov. John Kasich of Ohio says "fantasy tax schemes" have to stop.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina's comments on immigration.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania and Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana discuss ideas to ease inequality and tax policies that support families.
Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, shares his view of U.S. economic growth, and says he absolutely will fix government spending the way he rebuilt Louisiana.
Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, and Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, share their views of the House passing the budget deal.