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  • Call Girl vs. the Secret Service     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports strong business spending gave Microsoft's earnings a boost, and housing in Phoenix is starting to find buyers, with CNBC's Diana Olick. Also, the NY Daily News identifies the woman who started the Secret Service hooker scandal.

  • Risky Business Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:12 PM ET
    Marijuana plant

    Several states with dispensaries have seen an increase in both arrests and the confiscation of  marijuana plants. However, a look at DEA records shows what appears to be an uneven enforcement policy among pot-friendly states over the past several years.

  • What's at Stake? Individual Liberty Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:11 PM ET

    So what argument should advocates employ? That the government has no business interfering in private activities except to prevent harm to others

  • Under Fire Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:10 PM ET
    Marijuana

    There’s growing federal momentum to undercut medical marijuana laws in states including Montana and California.  Those laws are suffering more pushback under President Obama than President Bush. What now for medical marijuana patients?

  • In Oregon, Still Smokin', but Drawing Fire Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 4:08 PM ET
    Marijuana

    Not only was Oregon the first state to decriminalize pot in 1973, years before its glamorous neighbor to the south, but its medical marijuana program has operated with few glitches since it began in 1998. Now, it's an issue in a top statewide election race.

  • Tax Fraud Takes Many Forms     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 8:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on a growing tax scam where $100M dollars' worth of debit cards issued by online tax services for refunds, land in the hands of crooks.

  • Whistleblower Controversy     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 6:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS Whistleblower program is running up against a brick wall.

  • Is the U.S. an Entitlement Nation?     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 7:51 PM ET

    Debating whether the U.S. is turning into a country of "people sitting on a couch, waiting for their next government check", with Herman Cain, former presidential candidate and Willie Brown, former San Francisco mayor.

  • GSA: Waste & Abuse of Tax Dollars?     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a new video has surfaced on the over-the-top GSA meeting in Las Vegas, and Congress has scheduled hearings next week to investigate the apparent taxpayer funded boondoggle, with Rep. Jeff Denham, (R-CA).

  • Alzheimer Early Detection & the FDA     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a major development in the early detection of Alzheimer's disease, and discussing how the FDA approved brain scan from Eli Lilly works, with Robert Petersen, M.D., Mayo Clinic.

  • Health Care Hustle     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the outrageous ways $80 billion in taxpayer money is making its way into the hands of criminals via health care fraud.

  • Federal Funds to Train the Jobless Are Drying Up Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
    People wait in line at a government employment office in the center of Madrid.

    Money for the primary training program for dislocated workers is 18 percent lower than it was in 2006, even though there are six million more people looking for work now. The New York Times reports.

  • EPA Rules vs. the Coal Industry     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Discussing the EPA's proposed rules on greenhouse gas emissions, and whether it will kill the coal industry and jobs, with Cecil Roberts, United Mine Workers of America.

  • Drilling Change of Heart?     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 7:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Interior Department wants to speed up drilling permits on Federal land, and debating whether this signals a change in energy policy at the White House, with Bill Richardson, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and Gale Norton, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

  • No More Elite and First Class Airport Security Lanes? Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.

  • Pot Regulators Slashed in Colorado Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 11:56 AM ET

    Applications for medical marijuana licensing in Colroado is down, forcing the state to trim its enforcement staff.

  • 'Pink Slime' Shuts Beef Company     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 7:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the GSA chief resigned amid reports of excessive spending; AFA Foods files for bankruptcy after "pink slime" outcry; and talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey admits she's made plenty of mistakes with her own network.

  • Cramer's Take on EPA Fracking Decision     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Will the EPA's view on fracking lead to a less adversarial process that will free up energy? Mad Money host Jim Cramer, weighs in.

  • Gov. Kasich One-On-One     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:42 PM ET

    Gov. John Kasich, (R-OH), discusses why his state filed suit to repeal Obamacare; the EPA's carbon rule; and Ohio's tax solution.

  • Is the Government Killing Coal Plants & Jobs?     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    Is the EPA setting unreasonable limits on coal plants that will result in lost jobs and hurt the economy? CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), discuss.