Political Leaders


  • CNBC's John Harwood talks to White House Chief of Staff about President Obama's response to a Fox reporter about being a spokesperson for Mitt Romney.

  • European Debt Woes     Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    European debt woes continue to dominate market sentiment, with talk of a larger Greek haircut putting further pressure on the banking sector. That's keeping heads of state very busy: G20 finance ministers were meeting in Paris, EU finance ministers get together again later in the week, and a European leaders summit take place on October 23. Paul De Grauwe, professor of international economics at Leuven University, joined CNBC to discuss.

  • Occupy Wall Street protests

    Not everyone camping out is thrilled with celebrities making an appearance with Occupy Wall Street.

  • Occupy Wall Street protests

    The “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York and similar demonstrations in many other cities in the US and around the world should serve as a wake-up call to the business community.

  • Herman Cain

    If done right, Herman Cain’s proposal to replace all federal taxes with a 9 percent income tax, 9 percent national sales tax, and 9 percent corporate tax makes good economic sense.

  • Italian PM Berlusconi Wins Key Confidence Vote Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 8:53 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a crucial vote of confidence on Friday, giving his struggling center-right government a new, but probably short, lease of life.

  • Milken Dream Act Reality     Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the bill that could be a nightmare for tax payers.

  • Iran & Retaliation Options     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    Details on Iran's assassination plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S., with NBC's Andrea Mitchell; and a look at retaliation options against Iran, with Rep. Peter King, (R-NY).

  • Cain's 9-9-9- Tax Plan     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing GOP candidate, Herman Cain's tax plan, with Rich Lowrie, Herman Cain campaign economic adviser, and Jared Bernstein, fmr. chief economist to vice-pres. Biden.

  • Day 27 on Occupy Wall Street     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 4:35 PM ET

    Political and business leaders are speaking out about the protests which have spread throughout the nation, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • "The euro cannot be destabilized," Viviane Reding, European commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, told CNBC at the Women's Forum in Deauville, "we do not have a euro crisis¿ we have a crisis of public debt. I think the same one happens in the United States too. And we have a link to the crisis of banks, and this we have to settle."

  • A Reading List for Occupy Wall Street Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
    Occupy Minneapolis protesters

    People "occupying" various cities are unhappy with a financial system they see favoring the few over the many. Do many of them even know how the financial system works? Half the time I can't figure it out. Cognito, a financial sector PR agency, is here to help!

  • How Finland Could Bring the Euro's Demise Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    The Nordic country of 5 million people may decide to leave the single European currency and return to its markka if it is forced to cough up funds to support weaker euro zone members, Matthew Lynn, an analyst with Strategy Economics, wrote in a research note on Thursday.

  • Greek Default 'Would Mean the End of the Euro': Analyst Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:38 AM ET

    The domino effect of a Greek default is almost inevitable because of the integrated banking system within Europe, a consultant told CNBC Thursday.

  • Herman Cain Leads NBC/WSJ Poll     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:19 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details on the leaders in the GOP candidate race for the 2012 election.

  • Poll Shocker: Herman Cain Leads the Pack     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing the winners and losers from Tuesday's night GOP debate, and whether this is Mitt Romney's race to lose, with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; Richard Socarides, former senior advisor to President Clinton; and Mike Flynn, BigGovernment.com.

  • Cain Beats Romney as GOP Frontrunner for Primary Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 6:30 PM ET
    Herman Cain

    Business executive Herman Cain has jumped to the top of the volatile Republican presidential race in a campaign season dominated by economic anxiety.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on what energy traders will be watching in Thursday's session. The US Energy Information Administration releases its weekly natural gas storage report at 1030am. EIA weekly petroleum inventory data follows tomorrow at 11am.

  • Plosser One-on-One     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 3:41 PM ET

    Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Fed president, explains why he does not see a double-dip recession happening in the United States.

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