Washington DC


  • Payroll Tax: A High Stakes Game of Chicken?     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details on the payroll tax cut fight on Capitol Hill, and debating the merits of a full- year versus a two-month version of the bill, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY).

  • 2012 Political Landscape     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood makes some political predictions for the New Year.

  • Javers: Dems & GOP Now Eyeball-to-Eyeball     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 2:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the differences between the Senate and the House to pass the payroll tax cut bill.

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks to the decision for a formal conference to resolve the differences for the payroll tax cut bill between the Senate and the House.

  • Breaking News: Obama on Payroll Tax Fight     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 2:01 PM ET

    President Obama speaks to the current deadlock on Capitol Hill on the payroll tax cut, saying, "let's be clear, right now the bipartisan compromise that was reached on Saturday is the only viable way to prevent a tax hike on January 1st."

  • Payroll Tax Cut Extension in Limbo     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 1:29 PM ET

    Moments ago, the House voted to 'disagree' with the Senate-passed payroll tax cut extension and to send the measure to a conference committee. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Stability for Europe?     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    Depending on Goldman Sachs' economic forecast for 2012, the eurozone may see gradual stabilization in late 2012. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Jan Hatzius, Behind the Report chief economist regarding 2012 predictions.

  • Banking on the Economy     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Sharing perspective on where the current market stands and what America needs, with Kelly King, BB&T chairman/CEO.

  • Sen. Coburn: Let's Make a Deal     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 7:44 PM ET

    Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK) discusses whether the U.S. is on the eve of a debt crisis, and what it will take to break the ongoing political stalemate in Washington.

  • Corzine: 'I Don't Know Where the Money Is'     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that Jon Corzine tells Congress that he has no idea where the missing money is.

  • Payroll Tax Debate Deadline     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details from the weekend meeting between house and Senate negotiators on a $1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government open.

  • Corzine Post Mortem     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 5:17 PM ET

    Discussing whether Jon Corzine's testimony helped or hurt him, and if investors learned anything about getting their money back, with Ron Geffner, Sadis & Goldberg. Also, CNBC'S Kayla Tausche has highlights from Thursday's hearing.

  • Corzine: Wraps Up Testimony on Capitol Hill     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 4:45 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine is dismissed from Thursday's House hearing on Capitol Hill. CNBC's Eamon Javers sums up the day's testimony, and takes a look at what happens next for Corzine.

  • Corzine on the Hill Highlights     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 4:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the highlights from Thursday's House hearing with MF Global's Jon Corzine, and dissecting the former CEO's testimony, with Bradley Bondi, Cadwalader, and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices.

  • Corzine: On Global Business Access     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 3:27 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine, when asked what it means to have primary dealer status, responded, it means you have access to global business without having to have an intermediary.

  • Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel. Rep. Leonard Bosell, (D-IA) asks the former CEO, what lessons can we tell investors we have learned here? Corzine says, the missing funds will be found and is the first and foremost obligation, but stops short of saying whether he, personally will take losses.

  • Corzine: Ultimately the CEO is Responsible     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 3:01 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel, saying transferring customer funds is a complex process but he does not believe customer funds were invested in sovereign debt. He also adds, he doesn't think MF Global customer losses will go unresolved.

  • Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel, saying he is uncertain if shortfall was caused by operational errors or withheld funds. Also, European trading strategy was discussed widely by management, but MF Global board did not rubber stamp trading strategy

  • Corzine: Three Big Takeaways     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has a recap of Jon Corzine's early testimony, on Capitol Hill even as he heads back for more.

  • Corzine: 30-1 Leverage was Higher Than I Liked     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine answers questions from the House panel. Corzine testifies that his company was in the process of trying to to scale down leverage, and having MF be both an FCM and a broker dealer presented issues.