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CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on more than 100 people arrested on alleged Medicare fraud charges, and debating whether Obamacare is too expensive for small businesses, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman and Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY).
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest details on the News Corp scandal, and an update on Sotheby's auction of "The Scream", with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
Yale professor, Robert Shiller shares his perspective on whether the U.S. is in the midst of a "late great depression" and how temporarily raising taxes could help stimulate economic recovery.
Debating whether President Obama is to blame for the lackluster economic recovery and why the U.S. economy is stuck at two percent, with Arthur Laffer, Laffer Investments and Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research. Also, the latest polls numbers on American pessimism, with Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports.
Discussing whether the national debt or nation-building is the greater threat to America, with P.J. Crowley, Fmr. US Asst. Secretary of State; Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (Retired); Rep. Michael Grimm, (R-NY); and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK).
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's address from Afghanistan. Also, P.J. Crowley, Fmr. US Asst. Secretary of State; Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (Retired); Rep. Michael Grimm, (R-NY); and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK), discuss whether the President's shift towards "troop withdrawal but not relationship withdrawal" will work.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the President made a surprise trip to Afghanistan, meeting with President Hamid Karzai on the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death.
President Obama delivers a live address to the American people and U.S. troops from Bagram Air Base, stressing the need to "finish the job" in Afghanistan.
Arthur Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets and Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine, discuss the better-than-expected manufacturing report and why stocks rallied on the data.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the President made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan today on the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Debating whether the President is using the trip as political leverage, with Dan Gainor, Media Research Institute; Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine; and Kevin Williamson, National Review. Also, a look at Occupy Wall Street protesters across the country.
Debating whether women are really paid less than men, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, (R-WA).
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest details on the fate of a missing Chinese human rights activist, and discussing whether the dissident case threatens to overshadow U.S.-China talks, with Gordon Chang, "The Coming Collapse of China" author.
James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute and Dan Gross, Yahoo Finance columnist discuss whether the U.S. economy is better than most people think.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports a regional EPA official resigned after his "crucify" comment; One World Trade Center is now the tallest building in New York City; and Groupon has two new board members.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on Apple's strategies to legally minimize its taxes, and debating whether the U.S. tax system is broken, with Phil Kerpen, American Commitment president and Martin Sullivan, former Treasury Department economist.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's stump speech to a trade union today, and debating whether the Keystone XL pipeline is the remedy for job creation, with Brad Woodhouse, Democratic National Committee and Sean Spicer, Republican National Committee.
Stocks moved higher today with the help of Apple and the Fed's comments, with Mike Holland, Holland & Company.
David Malpass, Encima Global founder & CEO and Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies president, discuss whether the economy is in a recovery stall.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares the names of four companies that are undervalued because of their innovations.
CNBC'S Brian Shactman reports on the state of deepwater drilling two years after the BP oil spill.