Washington DC


  • GOP Eyes Return of Gold Standard     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    There is a report that Republicans are eyeing a new gold commission as part of their official party platform at the convention next week, with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).

  • Free Markets vs. Big Government     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 7:44 PM ET

    Double-down on Big Government policies, or put the trust back in free markets and American entrepreneurship? Steve Forbes, Forbes Media, provides perspective. "What the Fed is doing now is government coercion, it takes arbitrarily from people, punishes savers arbitrarily, and has messed up the capital markets," he says.

  • Ryan's Path to Prosperity?     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing Romney's running mate Paul Ryan's remarks on the tax code, with Henry Blodget, Business Insider; Phil Musser, GOP Consultant; and Romesh Ponnuru, National Review.

  • 82% Disapprove of Congress: NBC/WSJ Poll     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    A top IRS official is reporting that if Congress waits too long to resolve the fiscal cliff issues, billions in tax refunds could be delayed in 2013. Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, thinks this could be a "wake up call" for Washington, while Andrew Fieldhouse, Economic Policy Institute says claims are "overblown."

  • Rep. Akin Says He Will Remain in Race     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Sen. Akin has tweeted he will remain in the race for the U.S. Senate, amid news of his controversial comments on rape.

  • Has Obama Given Up on Biden?     Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Some believe that Joe Biden may get swapped out for Hillary Clinton. Edward Klein, author of "The Amateur," provides perspective. "I checked with my sources in the Clinton camp, and up until a few weeks ago, the White House was putting out feelers to see if Hillary would accept the vice president nod," he says.

  • Small business co-owner Ross Murty of Village Corner Deli, explains why the President doesn't understand the financial risk and personal sacrifices a small business owner takes. CNBC's Scott Cohn also reports on the details of former Morgan Stanley VP sentenced to jail.

  • Serious Ticket for Serious Times     Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    There are 137 days until America is supposedly going to fall off the "fiscal cliff," but is the Romney-Ryan ticket the key to saving our economy? Dick Gephardt, former Democratic presidential candidate, and Dennis Hastert, former House Speaker (R), weigh in.

  • Obama's War on Suburbia     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    Stanley Kurtz, Ethics and Public Policy Center, explains why he thinks suburbanites are the key demographic in the upcoming presidential election.

  • Trump on Romney-Ryan Ticket     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    "It was a bold pick and it really has energized the Republican party--whether or not it was a great pick or not, we're going to find out in about ninety days," says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, discussing Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate.

  • Beer Money for Congress     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 4:46 PM ET

    Slam Dunks, Fireworks & Eagles Super PAC co-founders Daniel Bassali and Winslow Marshall discuss how they're raising money for beer in an effort to bring Congress together to reach a decision on the budget.

  • Fixing Deficits, Debt & Fiscal Cliffs     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 7:04 AM ET

    Dambisa Moyo, "Winner Take All" author, discusses which fiscal problems governments need to focus on now before it's too late, and the economic challenges facing China.

  • Unemployment: Blame Washington?     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether Washington is doing enough to help stimulate job growth, with Brian Hamilton, Sageworks CEO, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.

  • Romney & the Tax Question     Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is overseas hoping to boost his foreign policy credibility, with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • 100 Day Countdown to Elections     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    The 100 day countdown to the presidential elections begins on Sunday, and USA Today says the leading candidate, according to the Gallup Poll, taken closest to the countdown wins. Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; Phil Musser, Republican strategist; Sara Taylor Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide & White House Political Director, weigh in.

  • Awaiting Symbolic Tax Vote     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 2:13 PM ET

    The Senate is set to vote on the Bush tax cuts today, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Secret Swiss Accounts     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    According to sources, UBS has turned over names of American "PEPs," or "politically exposed persons," who have secret Swiss bank accounts, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • How to Build the Next Generation of American Farmers Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    More small U.S. farmers are turning to succession planning to ensure farms are passed down through generations. See what you can learn from these family businesses.

  • Another Rally on Wall Street     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    The global economy is slowing, and investors are wondering how this could impact corporate profits, and the Fed's decision to take action. Neel Kashkari, PIMCO head of global equities, and David Malpass, Encima global president, provide perspective.

  • CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses the details of his interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner regarding the faltering economy, and Neel Kashkari, PIMCO head of global equities, and David Malpass, Encima global president, share their opinions.