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  • 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.

  • Bernanke Forecasting a Recession?     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing the details of Fed Chairman Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill today, with William Ford, former Atlanta Fed president; Laurence Meyer, former Fed governor; and Lee Hoskins, former Cleveland Fed president.

  • Obama's Small Biz Insult     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) discusses Obama's recent remarks on small businesses. "I think it was a glimpse into the way [President Obama] really thinks," he says.

  • Honeywell CEO Urges Execs to Tackle Debt     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    David Cote, Honeywell International chairman & CEO, is urging his fellow chief executives to get off the sidelines and be proactive about the nation's debt crisis.

  • Dems Playing Fiscal Cliff Chicken?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Will republicans and Mitt Romney lead the way of avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff? Sen. Kelly Ayotte, (R-NH), provides perspective. "Essentially what the [democrats] are saying is we're going to allow the country to go into recession, so that we can raise taxes on 1 million small businesses, and it doesn't make any sense," she says.

  • The President's Quest for Cash     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses whether the Obama camp is as desperate as the emails appear, and just how much each party has raised thus far.

  • Condoleezza Rice has emerged as Romney's VP pick front-runner, and the New York Times reports some conservatives are concerned Romney may not be "tough enough" to close the deal in November. Willie Brown, former San Francisco mayor (D), and Rick Lazio, former New York congressman (R), weigh in.

  • House Votes to Repeal Obamacare...Again     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 3:56 PM ET

    President Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act is now headed to the Senate, after the House once again voted for its repeal, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Washington Tax Showdown     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama is making the case that the Republicans need to join him to make a tax deal; and Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business professor, and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), discuss the tax fight in Washington.

  • Unions Spending Four Times As Much     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Unions are spending four times as much on politics than previous estimates. John Samples, Cato Institute, and Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist, discuss.

  • Why Executives Are Losing Confidence: Deloitte CEO Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    Joe Echevarria, CEO of professional-services firm Deloitte, told CNBC he’s optimistic about the outlook for the country but said Washington must do more to remove uncertainty.

  • President Obama Campaigning in Ohio     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 4:34 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's busy day campaigning in the key swing state of Ohio. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D), and Republican strategist Joe Watkins, share their opinions on the President's campaigning performance.

  • The F-Block: F-Bomb Politics     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Discussing the health-care ruling, and President Obama's latest t-shirt campaign strategy, with Jen Psaki, Obama 2012 traveling press secretary and Sean Spicer, Republican National Committee.

  • Obamacare Fate With the Supremes     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the anticipation for the ruling on Obamacare tomorrow; and Edward Klein, Author of "The Amateur," weighs in. "If the Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, I think it will be a grievance blow to [Obama's] presidency," says Klein.

  • What Is Romney's Plan?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Is Romney talking about the economy and is he connecting with high-anxiety voters about the economy? Discussing Romney's campaign focus, with Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA). "Mitt Romney has created over 100,000 jobs in the private sector, he gets the American dream, and he will inspire people to grow," says McDonnell.

  • City by City: America’s Most Expensive Homes Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:11 PM ET
    Price: $29.5 million           Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 11Square Footage: 10,511The neoclassical Georgian  Mount Vernon overlooking White Rock Lake was built in 1930 and first occupied by the oil magnate H.L. Hunt and his family. Luxury features of this 10-acre estate include a two-story guesthouse, a pool house, a four-lane bowling center, a 16-car collector’s garage, lighted tennis courts, swimming pool (one of Dallas’ first residential pools), putting greens and a gazebo. The house has nine marb

    Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.

  • CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the details of a recent NBC-WSJ poll that shows President Obama maintains a small national lead of 47% to 44% over rival Mitt Romney, but the difference remains within the survey's margin of error.

  • In an NBC Poll regarding the Supreme Court's ruling of Obamacare, 37 percent say they would be pleased if the court rules it unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Defense on the Frontline     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how the defense industry is preparing for the so-called "fiscal cliff."

  • The Great American Comeback?     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Is it any wonder our great American comeback is not just losing this battle, but downright missing in action? Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), and former foreign policy assistant to President Nixon, Monica Crowley, share their opinions on President Obama's leadership and Obamacare.