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  • Boehner: No House Vote on Plan B Tonight     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow discuss news the House will remain in recess until after Christmas and there will not be a vote on "Plan B" tonight. Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president, weighs in.

  • Boehner's Plan B May Not Have Enough Votes     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner is gathering the Republicans into a caucus right now, and the vote on his "Plan B" is delayed, with Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president and Ben Jealous, NAACP president & CEO.

  • Iuorio: Market Has Been Buoyant on Plan B     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Discussing how Boehner's "Plan B" proposal and upcoming vote is impacting the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and

  • Awaiting House Vote on 'Plan B'     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    It appears the GOP does not have the votes to pass Boehner's "Plan B," with Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president; and Ben Jealous, NAACP president & CEO.

  • Higgins: Boehner Needs to Call Obama's Bluff     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing President Obama's position on tax rates, and the state of the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice president and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide.

  • Kudlow: Forbid Assault Weapons?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Piers Morgan talks with Larry Kudlow about the school shooting in Connecticut. Is a massive crackdown the best way to prevent tragedy in the future?

  • Discussing Boehner's "Plan B," and the gun debate, with Rudy Giuliani, Giuliani Partners Chairman & CEO and Former NYC Mayor (R). "I'm in favor of assault weapons," he says.

  • House Has Gone Into Unscheduled Recess     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:19 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the House of Representatives has gone into an unscheduled recess shortly before Republicans were set to vote on Boehner's "Plan B." This usually means the party lacks the vote to pass the bill, he says.

  • House Set to Vote on Beohner's 'Plan B'     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC' John Harwood reports on what could happen if the House votes yes on Boehner's "Plan B," and Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), provide perspective.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Impasse: Can a Deal Still Get Done? Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    With negotiations on a "fiscal cliff" deal at an impasse, Democrats and Republicans have turned toward sending political messages just before the Christmas holidays.

  • Boehner Abruptly Scraps 'Plan B' Vote in Setback Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 9:57 PM ET
    U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner

    Facing a GOP revolt, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly canceled a vote Thursday night on a plan to raise taxes for the wealthy, bringing the country closer to a plunge down the "fiscal cliff."

  • Are Violent Video Games to Blame?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    Senator Jay Rockefeller introduced a bill to study the impact of violent video games on children. Lars Larson of The Lars Larson Show, says the study is a distraction, and that there is not much evidence.

  • Big Government Spending     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    A back brace can be found on the Internet for $99, but Medicare pays $900, points out Tom Schatz, Citizens Against Government Waste president.

  • Treasury to Exit GM Stake     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    The Treasury is announcing today that it will dump its remaining stake in General Motors, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Michelle Krebs, Edmunds.com; and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, discusses the latest on the Benghazi scandal.

  • Facing Retirement ...Literally     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports a Stanford University study found that people who were introduced to a future version of themselves saved more money.

  • Gun Control? Not So Fast ...     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime," weighs in on the rush to reduce the number of guns; and CNBC's Mary Thompson reports whether legal action is coming following the deadly Connecticut elementary school shooting.

  • Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Gambit     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Fiscal cliff negotiations between House Speaker Boehner and President Obama heat up, reports CNBC's John Harwood; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams and Robert Costa of the National Review, weigh in. CNBC's Hampton Pearson also reports the NRA broke its silence on the Newtown tragedy.

  • Unions to Shut Down Ports Again?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    The Longshoremen's Union may shut down ports from Maine to Texas, and the National Retail Federation is urging President Obama to intervene. Jonathan Gold, Supply Chain and Customs Policy for the NRF vice president, provides perspective.

  • Stocks Rally on Fiscal Cliff Hopes     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    Discussing the many factors moving the global markets, with Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO, who discusses the fiscal cliff negotiations, the new Japanese government, and where the markets could move in 2013.

  • A Tax Is a Tax!     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:39 PM ET

    Examining the economic impact of going over the fiscal cliff, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, former Congressional Budget Office Director. "Politics are trumping the economics right now," he says.

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