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  • Welch: Presidents now have too much power   Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 7:14 AM ET
    Welch:  Presidents now have too much power

    Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch thinks the White House has accumulated too much power compared to Congress over the last few years.

  • Kudlow: Obama prefers to talk to Iran, not Boehner Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    One of the biggest mistakes President Obama is making in the current debate is his repeated and stubborn refusal to negotiate.

  • Is Bernanke staying a possibility with Summers out? Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    President Barack Obama's safest choice is Janet Yellen but keeping Ben Bernanke could still be a possibility, said Tony Fratto, former White House press secretary.

  • Lehman Brothers 5 years on: Was it a mistake? Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    Five years ago, the government abandoned Lehman Brothers to its fate. Was that a mistake, or did it help bring the financial crisis under control?

  • Immigration Vote Pits Republican Versus Republican Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:59 AM ET
    Republican members of Congress listen as the votes of the Electoral College are tallied in the House on Jan. 4, 2013.

    An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.

  • Bernanke Watch: Is He Eyeing the Exit? Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 7:03 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, and Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Federal Reserve

    As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.

  • 2016: GOP Front Runners?   Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    2016: GOP Front Runners?

    Discussing whether America is ready for "Bush 3.0," with Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Robert Costa, National Review.

  • Obama Seeks Proof Syria Used Chemical Weapons Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 6:44 AM ET
    This is a satellite image of a location widely reported as a chemical weapons facility in Al Safirah, Syria collected on August 1, 2012.

    President Barack Obama said he needed definitive proof the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in the country's civil war before he would take action.

  • George W. Bush Library Opening   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    George W. Bush Library Opening

    The George W. Bush presidential library opened today in Dallas, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow. All 5 living Presidents attended the ceremony.

  • Who Foots the Bill for Presidential Libraries? Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    Statues of former Presidents George W. Bush (L) and his father George H.W. Bush are on display during a tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

    The mix of tax dollars and undisclosed private financing raises questions about presidential libraries, like the one dedicated Thursday to former President George W. Bush.

  • Bush Library Opens Tomorrow   Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 7:52 PM ET
    Bush Library Opens Tomorrow

    The new George W. Bush Presidential Library opens on Thursday. Bush's approval rate is tied with President Obama at 47 percent. Edward Lazear, Council of Economic Advisers and the "Kudlow Report" crew discuss whether George Bush is missed by America yet.

  • Probe Under Way Into Hacks of Bush Family Emails Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 10:13 AM ET
    George W. Bush and George Bush Sr.

    A hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents.

  • 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.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, the last day of trading before the U.S. election results came to a close, as investors looked forward to a resolution to the drawn-out race for the White House. ``The market just wants to wake up tomorrow and know for sure that there's a winner,'' said Linda Duessel, senior equity strategist at Federated Investors.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as some investors bet that Republican Mitt Romney could pull off a surprise victory in the presidential vote, citing gains in defense and energy shares.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday as some investors bet that Republican Mitt Romney could pull off a surprise victory in the presidential vote, citing gains in defense and energy shares.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • At the beginning of next year, $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts- known as the fiscal cliff- will automatically become law unless Congress acts. However, there is a sense that neither the financiers and investors in New York nor the lawmakers in Congress are taking each other seriously enough.