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  • Debt Debate: Deja Vu All Over Again?     Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 2:09 PM ET

    Discussing similarities between today's debt debate and 2008, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management.

  • Debt: The Real Deal     Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    The CNBC's news team reports on the ongoing debt debate in Washington and what the real deal is with a debt default.

  • Debt Ceiling: Amendment Fix?     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    Discussing options available to the Treasury to avoid default, with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies.

  • Markets Await Debt Decision     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    Weighing in on this week''s earnings and a pending debt deal in Washington, with Steven DeSanctis, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Stephen Wood, Russell Investments.

  • Big Win For Big Business     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the details on a big legal victory in the battle over the SEC's proxy access rule.

  • NBC News- WSJ Poll     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:08 AM ET

    Results of the latest political poll reveal voters do not expect the economy to improve anytime soon, with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • GOP Pushes Huge Deficit-Cutting Bill Through House Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 3:47 AM ET

    Defying a veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday night to slice federal spending by $6 trillion and require a constitutional balanced budget amendment to be sent to the states in exchange for averting a threatened Aug. 2 government default.

  • Mandel Is a (Political) Tease Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    Josh Mandel

    “I’m receiving a lot of encouragement to do that,” the 33-year-old Andrew Ross Sorkin-lookalike Josh Mandel told me this morning. When I asked him if he was running for Senate, he said:“This is the first time in my life where I've heard from baby boomers, senior citizens and folks across the state who have told me never in their life have they been so concerned.”

  • Obama Meets Buffett     Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports billionaire investor, Warren Buffett and President Obama met at the White House today and spoke about the nation's debt problem.

  • Debt Debate: Deal or No Deal     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    Are the President and GOP lawmakers any closer to reaching a debt deal agreement? CNBC's Eamon Javers with the latest details.

  • Can Default Be Good?     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 2:42 PM ET

    A look at why the debt stalemate in Washington may not be such a bad thing after all, with Jeff Cox, CNBC.com.

  • US Deficit Talks at Standstill as Default Draws Closer Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    US Capitol Building at dawn

    Budget talks between President Obama and his GOP rivals are at a standstill, leading a top Republican to prepose giving Obama sweeping new powers to increase in the government's debt limit.

  • Pozen's Budget Fix     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    Will Social Security reform fix the U.S. budget deficit? Robert Pozen of the Brookings Institute lays out a plan.

  • Debt Threat Update:     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 4:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers with the latest details on the budget battle in Washington and a proposal the GOP is calling "Plan C".

  • Debt Threat Looms in Washington     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 1:18 PM ET

    Discussing the great divide in Washington and why there isn't a grand bargain on the deficit, with Joe Watkins, MSNBC political analyst, and David Goodfriend, democratic strategist.

  • The Great Debt Divide     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on day three of the budget talks in Washington, DC.

  • Debt Debate Challenge     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers with the latest details on the conflict in Washington over spending cuts and taxes.

  • Debt, Taxes & Your Money     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 2:06 PM ET

    The CNBC news team weigh in on the debt battle in Washington and its impact on the markets.

  • Government Slashes Jobs     Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 4:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the government has shed 900,000 jobs over the past 13 months.

  • Washington's War of Words     Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the weak jobs report has reignited a political battle in the nation's capital.