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  • 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.

  • Tough GOP Budget Likely to Go Back on Shelf Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 10:31 AM ET
    Dylan Morris of the Senate Budget Committee stacks copies of President Obama's budget for 2012 in the Committee's hearing room in Dirksen Building.

    In an election year, tough House budget proposals to cut domestic programs such as Medicaid, food stamps and transportation appear destined to go back on the shelf in favor of more pedestrian, politically safe goals.

  • Does the IRS Target Rich People?     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing an IRS plan to audit people making $500k or more a year, with Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association, and Mark Everson, former IRS commissioner.

  • Veterans Face New Battle in Private-Sector Job Market Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:51 AM ET
    Job applicants register at a military job fair for National Guardsmen, veterans and their families.

    The transition from serving in the U.S. Armed Forces to working in the private sector can be a difficult one.

  • Have 15 Cents? The Post Office Wants Your Business Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 9:49 AM ET
    Postal worker

    On Tuesday, the USPS launched a new marketing campaign to promote “Every Door Direct Mail,” a shipping service for small businesses with postage rates starting at 14.5 cents per piece.

  • House GOP Budget Slashes Taxes, Benefit Programs Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
    Paul Ryan (C), Eric Cantor (L) and Kevin McCarthy (R)

    Conservative Republicans controlling the House unveiled a budget blueprint Tuesday that combines slashing cuts to safety net programs for the poor with sharply lower tax rates in an election-year manifesto painting clear campaign differences with President Barack Obama.

  • House GOP to Unveil Budget Blueprint Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:08 AM ET

    Eager to draw a contrast with President Barack Obama on taxes and spending, Republicans controlling the House are releasing on Tuesday an election-year budget plan that would impose sharp cuts on many programs in hopes of taming trillion dollar-plus deficits, but would still fail to reach balance over the coming decade.