The US won the Cold War largely because Reagan had a strong economy to back him up. Obama has broken that link—and Putin knows it, says Larry Kudlow.» Read More
Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani tells Larry Kudlow that the nation will be dazzled by the way in which New York City emerges from Hurricane Sandy.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said "Long Island Power Authority has had a very poor track record in just the area of restoring power." Clark Gellings, Electric Power Research Institute, weighs in.
NBC's Brian Williams reports from Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, on the destruction from Sandy there; and is there a way power companies can keep customers satisfied with their services despite outages? Thomas Kuhn, Edison Electric Institute president, provides perspective.
Getting back to business after Sandy, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, Scott Cohn, Brian Shactman, Jay Gray and Bertha Coombs; and Amtrak Media Relations Manager Marc Magliari has the latest details of restoring railroads after Sandy's destructive path.
Despite all the hullabaloo about the "fiscal cliff," stock markets have behaved calmly throughout this whole period. Larry Kudlow is guessing that stocks are correctly sniffing that there will be no calamitous falling off the cliff.
Former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), weighs in on how Republicans went from huge victories is 2010 to defeat in the 2012 elections.
Some House members are talking about a "doomsday" scenario, or what might be called a strategic retreat.
Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, explains why good news for the burger restaurant may signal bad news for the U.S. economy.
Caroline May, Daily Caller political reporter, discusses why the number of people applying for food stamps is increasing despite a drop in the nation's unemployment rate, with Margie Omero, democratic strategist.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on possible suitors for Hostess Brands.
Does China's winning bid to acquire A123 Systems pose a security threat? Peter Navarro, University Of California- Irvine professor, and Ann Lee, New York University professor, weigh in.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), weighs in on whether they are optimistic a "cliff" solution is in the works.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on President Obama's "fiscal cliff" visit to Michigan today, and Jase Bolger, Michigan's Speaker of the House, (R), explains why he believes Democrats need to focus on getting the economy on track.
Here are four indicators that we're still on track for a deal. As long as all these dynamics continue to play out, markets should bet that its unlikely we'll go over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year.
The White House has given the green light for a plan that would require all future cars and trucks to be equipped with black boxes for gathering data in accidents, with Former Prosecutor Tom Curran.
"There's a 40 percent chance of a fiscal cliff deal before year end," Erskine Bowles, co-chair of President Obama's 2010 debt commission, told CNBC.
Zach Karabell, River Twice Research, weighs in on Apple's wild ride this week, and how other tech stocks are faring amid fiscal cliff concerns.
Could Detroit become the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy protection? Doc Thompson, Detroit Talk Radio host, weighs in; while Ernest Istook, Heritage Foundation, discusses fiscal cliff concerns; and Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago Professor of Economics, discuss the jobs report.
NBC's Ayman Moheldeen reports the latest from Egypt where thousands of protesters surged around the presidential palace; and Michael Rubin, Former Pentagon Adviser on Iran & Iraq, provides perspective.
NBC's Mike Viqueira reports on emails from intelligence officials that were released about the Benghazi attacks; and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army Retiree and Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army Retiree & NBC Military analyst, discuss how the White House's story regarding the attack in Benghazi may differ from the actual timeline of events.