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  • GOP to Obama: Cut Spending!  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is not going to negotiate with House Republicans on the debt ceiling; and Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA); Molly Ball, The Atlantic; Kate Obenshain, author of "Divider-In-Chief;" and Robert Costa, National Review, weigh in.

  • Did California's Tax Hike Matter?  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    California Gov. Jerry Brown is now saying he will have a balanced budget in 2013 after years of massive deficits, but it may be a mirage, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • An Unqualified Jack Lew Will Tax and Spend Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
    Jack Lew

    The Treasury secretary nominee is a left-liberal Obama spear-carrier, whose very appointment signals a sharp confrontation with the GOP House, Larry Kudlow says.

  • New Travel Rules For Cubans  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Hillary Clinton will testify on the Benghazi attack on Jan. 23, and Lance Armstrong has just admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Cuba has eased its travel rules, allowing Cubans to keep residency amid travel.

  • Stocks Post 2nd Weekly Gain  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Time to get bullish on the markets? Phil Orlando, Federated Investors, discusses the state of the U.S. markets, and how to play Boeing after news the FAA will review its new 787 Dreamliner.

  • Zero Dark Thirty: Torturing the Facts  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:36 PM ET

    "Zero Dark Thirty" hits theaters nationwide today, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin, discuss the controversy over the torture scene in the movie.

  • Defense Cuts on the Table  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    The spending cut sequester is coming to the Defense Department, with Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army Retiree; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin

  • Reinstate Assault Weapons Ban?  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    The Sig716 Patrol Rifle

    NRA's Keene said he "did not think there'd be a ban on the so-called assault weapons by the Congress;" and Cynthia Tucker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; Lenny Mcallister of the McAllister Minute; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, weigh in on the attack of the 2nd Amendment.

  • Dodging US Debt  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Senate Democratic leaders are urging President Obama not to negotiate on the debt ceiling, reports CNBC's Eamon Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin, discuss their opinions.

  • The Payroll Tax Is Back!  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Why is your paycheck less than you think today? Discussing whether FICA tax hikes will affect the economy, with Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin.

  • The conversion to electronic records has failed so far to produce the hoped-for savings in health care costs and has had mixed results, at best, in improving efficiency and patient care, a study found.

  • Virginia to Drop Gas Tax?  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Virginia could be the first U.S. state to drop its gasoline tax, with Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA). McDonnell also weighs in on whether he is running for President.

  • Head Injuries in the NFL  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    A study shows Junior Seau had a brain disease called CTE when he committed suicide last year. Ben Reiter, Sports Illustrated writer, discusses just how much damage this news could be for the NFL.

  • Obamacare For Gun Rights?  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:49 PM ET

    Why does Obamacare have a section that forbids gun and ammo registration and the sharing of information about potential gun owners? Betsy McCaughey, author of "Beating Obamacare," weighs in.

  • S&P 500 Hits 5-Year High  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports the Dow is up 80 points today, and that banks were the market's leaders.

  • Politics in the Movies  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:56 PM ET

    Are the Oscars becoming a theater for politics? A panel joins Larry Kudlow to debate stage right versus stage left.

  • Kudlow on Jack Lew's Big Citi Bonus  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:32 PM ET

    Remember when President Obama talked about "fat cat bankers" who gave themselves obscene bonuses? Robert Costa of the National Review, says some conservatives think President Obama is being hypocritical in nominating Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary because Lew got a $1 million salary and a $1 million bonus at Citi. Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine and Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post, provide perspective.

  • FAA to Conduct Special Review of Dreamliner  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FAA is going to be making a special review in the power system of the 787 Boeing Dreamliner.

  • Wal-Mart: The Key to Gun Control?  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Wal-Mart found itself in the middle of this gun control push today, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Matt Lewis, Daily Caller; Margie Omero, Momentum Analysis; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and Lars Larson, The Lars Larson Show.

  • Obama's Gun-Control Agenda?  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    The Obama team and the Democrats are making a big push for new gun control this week. Blake Zeff, Democratic strategist; Janine Turner, Constituting America; and Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com, discuss.

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