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Robert Costa, National Review, reports a new poll shows Mitt Romney got a post-debate bump, rising above rival Rick Santorum. Debating whether Romney can maintain his front-runner status and sell his 20% tax solution, with David Corn, Mother Jones Washington bureau chief; Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author; and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.
KNTV's Scott Budman reports Sprint has walked away from a major deal with MetroPCS; Japanese regulators say AIJ Investment Advisors lost $2 billion dollars in pension assets it managed; shares of Kenneth Cole Productions soared after Kenneth Cole himself offered to buyback shares of the company; Starboard Value doesn't like the way AOL is being run, so it filed to nominate five people to the board; and shares of TiVo slid 3% after it issued a downbeat forecast.
Discussing rising commodity prices and its impact on stocks and the economy, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO; Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy; and Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors.
GOP presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), defends his conservative values; discusses the Republican race; and shares his views on oil prices, taxes & spending, and the budget.
Debating whether corporations need a tax cut, with Robert Reich, fmr. Labor Secretary, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
Will President Obama's plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code do more harm than good? Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute president & CEO, weighs in.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports on whether Mitt Romney scored a big win in the key Arizona debate, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Steve Forbes, Forbes Media; and Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine.
David Goldman, Macro-Strategy; Mike Ozanian, Forbes Media; and Chris Edmonds, Enerecap Partners, discuss the impact of high oil prices on stocks, and the economy.
Is President Obama taking a page from the Republican playbook on energy policy? Bruce Vincent, Swift Energy president, and Michael Brune, Sierra Club, weigh in. Also, discussing whether the high price of energy will tank the economy, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist, and Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies.
Are President Obama's policies responsible for the rising gas prices? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research, debate.
Robert Costa, National Review, has the latest details on the GOP race, and discussing whether Romney's 20% tax plan will be a game changer in Michigan's primary, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Jason Mattera, Human Events; and Tony Fratto, fmr. White House deputy press secy.
Discussing whether there is an economic rebound brewing and how to play the recovery, with Pippa Malmgren, Principalis Asset Management, and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock iShares Group.
CNBC'S Eamon Javers reports three members of Congress have received threatening mail containing a suspicious powder; trading in Vivus briefly halted after an FDA panel backed the company's weight loss drug; and a Federal judge has issued a permanent injunction allowing same-sex spouse to enroll in a health insurance plan.
Glenn Hubbard, Columbia University, discusses Mitt Romney's new supply-side tax plan, and why it is called the "20% solution".
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on the President's tax reform plan, and debating whether it will pass Congress, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Art Laffer, Laffer Associates.
Discussing whether President Obama can take credit for saving the auto industry, with Bob Lutz, fm GM vice chairman, and "Car Guys vs. Bean Counters" author.
Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY), discuss the passage of a compromise payroll tax cut extension, and its impact on the economy.
Robert Costa, National Review reports the latest polls show Rick Santorum gaining ground on front-rummer, Mitt Romney. Also, has Romney has lost touch with his base? Howard Dean, fmr DNC chairman, James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host.
KNTV's Scott Budman reports a fire has broken out at BP's oil refinery in Cherry Point, Washington; Italian police arrested eight people on charges related to $6 trillion dollars in fake T-Bonds; TNT Express says it is still in talks with UPS, after rejecting the company's $6.5 billion dollar takeover offer; and New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie has followed through on his promise to veto the same-sex marriage bill.
Debating whether the President's economic policies are responsible for the decline of the American economy, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute.