House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses whether the proposed budget agreement will pass both Houses, and whether Sen. Patty Murray "got the best of him."» Read More
"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.
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.
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.
Discussing whether Washington is doing enough to help stimulate job growth, with Brian Hamilton, Sageworks CEO, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.
Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is overseas hoping to boost his foreign policy credibility, with CNBC's John Harwood.
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.
The Senate is set to vote on the Bush tax cuts today, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 are spending four times as much on politics than previous estimates. John Samples, Cato Institute, and Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist, discuss.