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Rick Santelli argues against any effort to eliminate a Congressionally-set national debt limit. While Democrats argue Republicans have used the limit for political leverage, Rick says the real problem lies somewhere else.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the GOP Senator from South Carolina will leave the Senate in January of 2013 to lead the conservative Heritage Foundation.
Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader (R-TX), weighs in on the "fiscal cliff" stalemate in Washington, and why lawmakers have yet to reach an agreement on taxes and spending.
Rep Tim Scott, (R-SC), discusses several key points in his address today at the Republican National Convention.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) discusses the Tea Party's impact on the GOP agenda.
Matt Kibbe, FreedomWorks CEO, discusses how the Tea Party plans to make their voices heard at the GOP Convention.
"It was a bold pick and it really has energized the Republican party--whether or not it was a great pick or not, we're going to find out in about ninety days," says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, discussing Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate.
The victory of Ted Cruz in Texas shows the Tea Party is very much alive in the drive for GOP control of the Senate, portending a potential shake-up in the mind-set of the chamber, The New York Times reports.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow shares his thoughts on the Fed's next move, European financial woes, and what a Tea Party win means for Washington.
In a shift from last summer's debt-ceiling standoff, tea party conservatives now aim to be seen as avoiding a government shutdown, even if it means accepting a higher level of FY 2013 spending, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rep. Joe Walsh, (R-IL), discuss the differences between the two political parties and what's at stake in November's presidential election.
"The Court has over-stepped the Constitution. This is fighting words for us," says Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), weighing in on his disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision on President Obama's health care reform bill. "Wait until you see the reaction from the Tea Party," he adds.
Jeb Bush says his father and Ronald Reagan would find themselves out of step with today’s ideologically minded Republican Party.
CNBC's Mary Thompson and Jim Cramer report on JP Morgan's stunning admission of huge losses at the bank. Also, discussing what's causing the stall on Capitol Hill, with Kimberley Strassel, The Wall Street Journal; Bill Hennessy, St. Louis Tea Party founder; and Joy Reid, TheGrio.com.
President Obama voicing his support of gay marriage Wednesday was just a smokescreen to distract from his policies, Sen. Jim DeMint said on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report.”
Will the Tea Party take over Congress in November? Sen. Jim DeMint, (R-SC) and Senate candidate, Richard Mourdock, (R-IN), weigh in on President Obama's policies, the U.S. economy and the nation's growing debt.
Robert Costa, National Review reports angry voters took out their fury over the economy at the polls, with Keith Boykin, former White House aide; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Forum; and Tony Katz, Tea Party supporter.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's support of same-sex marriage and debating whether this is a ploy to divert attention from his economic record, with Keith Boykin, former White House aide; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Forum; and Tony Katz, Tea Party supporter.
It's Milwaukee's mayor versus Gov. Scott Walker in the historic June recall election, setting up a rematch after a year of turmoil over budget cuts and union rights.
Discussing Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney's rounds on Capitol Hill to make his case to conservatives, with Tony Katz, radio talk show host, and Judson Phillips, Tea Party Nation founder.