Harold Ford Jr., Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, shares his thoughts on why leaders in Congress are not trying to find consensus, and weighs in on the tea party's support of raising the minimum wage.» Read More
The Occupy Wall Street protests are picking up steam and President Obama is attempting to align himself with the protesters'
Debating whether it's politically unpopular to support the Occupy Wall Street protesters, with Kevin Williamson, National Review; Keith Boykin, democratic strategist; and Armstrong Williams, National Review.
Some protesters have assailed news media outlets for scoffing at their leaderless nature and lack of agreed-upon goals, but some have also carefully courted attention from those outlets, writes Brian Stelter in the New York Times.
Will the protesting voices on Wall Street actually change policy in Washington? Sharing perspective regarding the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, with Jonathan Weisman, WSJ senior political writer and White House correspondent; Ben White, Politico Morning Money columnist; and CNBC's John Carney.
Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has his own plans to fix the economy and create jobs. Joining CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, Huntsman discusses plans for tax and regulatory reform.
I think there are parts of the President's jobs plan where we can find some common ground, say House majority leader, John Boehner, discussing the similarities and differences in his plan to put Americans back to work and the White House plan.
Discussing perspective on the current state of job creation and what an independent candidate could add to the running, with Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist.
Dick Armey, FreedomWorks co-chairman weighs in on the Tea Party's reaction to job numbers and the President's push to add more.
Peter Schiff points out that the ten year returns on Ron Paul's stock portfolio are truly amazing.
Wisconsin will hold its final two recall elections Tuesday amid signs that the bellwether state might be swinging back left after jumping on the tea party bandwagon in 2010, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Minnesota Congresswoman and GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann offers her opinion on Warren Buffett's suggestion that billionaires and millionaires should pay more taxes.
Tea Party members are primarily “freaked out white men” who pose the greatest political threat to Democrats in 2012, according to banking analyst Meredith Whitney.
So markets finally have a deal on the US debt ceiling, and it has been passed by the House of Representatives, but was all the fighting over how to cut spending really worth it?
Sen. Mitch McConnell, (R-KY), explains how the Tea Party movement has changed politics in Washington, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill get ready to vote on the big debt deal they reached last night. Insight with Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS).
Watching President Barack Obama’s body language when he went in front of the American people to talk about the compromise on the debt ceiling, it was clear he is not happy with the proposal, which he believes will avoid a damaging default.
On a weekend of high drama, President Barack Obama finally managed to get congressional leaders on both sides of the political divide to agree on a compromise plan to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a potentially devastating default.
If the rest of the country thinks that Washington has gone mad this summer, that is pretty much the view in this bewildered capital, too. The New York Times reports.
The major issue is the dominance of the Tea Party on the Republican side. Discussing the likelihood of a U.S. default, and the likely outcome of Boehner's bill, with Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA).
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on a revised version of the Boehner bill.