Political Leaders


  • House Outlook on the Economy     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:18 PM ET

    Debating whether Washington can work together to get Americans back to work, or is there a class warfare going on? Rep. Charlie Rangel, (D-NY), and Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH), discuss.

  • Senate Outlook on the Economy     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:12 PM ET

    What is the best way to increase jobs and grow the economy? Is a flat tax the answer? Sen. Bernard Sanders, (I-VT), and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK), weigh in.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 2 Nov 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.

  • Decision Time for the European Central Bank Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    To cut or not to cut? The new president of the European Central Bank will make a decision sure to move the euro on Thursday.

  • Next Year Will Get Even Uglier for US Investors Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    Individual investors will be up against political gridlock as the economy grows slowly next year, prospects that may damp stock-market gains even if Congress pushes through a trillion-dollar budget cut.

  • U.S. Exposure to Europe     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 11:46 AM ET

    Discussing the Senate subcomittee;s hearing on how Europe will impact America, with Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY).

  • Dollar Slips, Aussie Sinks, Greece Gets a Grilling Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    Greece's referendum angers euro-zone leaders and the Fed meeting presses on the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • US Look Ahead     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, told CNBC what he expects from Ben Bernanke's news conference.

  • Lloyds Chief to Step Back From Helm Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 2:31 AM ET

    António Horta-Osório, the chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group who joined the part-nationalised lender at the beginning of the year, is poised to step back from his role as chief executive due to health reasons, according to senior executives. The FT reports.

  • Will Super Committee Grow the U.S. Economy?     Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Discussing how to grow the American economy back to five percent, with Arthur Laffer, Laffer Associates; T.J. Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductor; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.

  • Cain's Sex Scandal Shockwave     Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reporter, discusses the latest details in the Herman Cain sex scandal, and who leaked the story to the press and how will it impact Cain's campaign? Sam Sedar, "The Majority Report" host; Kevin Williamson, National Review deputy managing editor; and Armstrong Williams, radio talk show host, discuss.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 1 Nov 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.

  • Yoshikami: Greece — Give an Inch Take a Mile Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    Simply incredible. After Greece entered the European Union under likely false pretenses about their financial condition, and after the European Union has obsessed for months trying to find an orderly solution to the massive debt issues of Greece, Greek leadership now decides to suddenly be uber-democratic and ask for a referendum.

  • US Capitol Building at dawn

    "The American people know the fiscal path that Washington is on is not sustainable. These deficits are like a cancer. They're going to destroy the country from within," Erskine Bowles told CNBC.

  • Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) offers his rather straightforward thoughts on the task faced by the Supercommittee. He warns of the approaching onslaught from lobbyists, and takes on Grover Norquist and the AARP.

  • Occupy protests in London

    The City of London Corporation joined St Paul’s Cathedral on Tuesday in suspending legal action against a group of protestors camped by the side of the cathedral.

  • Blog: The EU and US Need to Work Together in the G-20 Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 12:41 PM ET

    The current European conundrum is not just a financial crisis. It’s a crisis of governance and leadership.

  • Collapsed bridge

    Looking at the current forecast models for gridlock, the consequences of inaction are significant both at home and when examining our global competitiveness.

  • Johnson: Is the European Union too Complicated to Fix? Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 10:49 AM ET

    Europe’s recent attempt to manage the persistent debt crisis still remains a source of great concern. Naturally, the issue is magnified by the constructs of the European Union, overwhelmed by healthy egos and very little money.

  • GOP Primary Race: Huntsman     Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Details on his plans for his campaign as a Republican candidate in the 2012 race, with Jon Huntsman, former Utah governor/Republican 2012 candidate hopeful.