Congressional negotiators have reached a bipartisan budget compromise. CNBC's John Harwood and Maya MacGuineas, head of the campaign to fix the debt, discuss if the far left and far right of each party will sign off on the deal.» Read More
President Obama repeated his position that tax cuts should be extended for the middle class--"the people whose wages didn't rise"—but not the top earners because doing so would cost $700 billion.
An exclusive CNBC poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies/Hart Research shows two-thirds of those surveyed believe the country is on the wrong track, 49 percent disapprove of the job President Obama is doing, and the number one issue facing the US is the economy and jobs.
Washington has a spending problem, not a revenue problem, and most Americans realize the difference, GOP Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee told CNBC.
Americans worried about the economy want to extend Bush tax cuts.
For Monday's town hall with President Barack Obama, CNBC's John Harwood and I will be the only reporters in attendance. Let me clarify that just a little.