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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.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why he is smashing watermelons at the CME.
Discussing how to play this market amid uncertainty in Europe, with Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Steven Cortes, Veracruz; and Donald Luskin, Trend Macro.
Debating whether extending the unemployment benefits raises the unemployment rate, with fmr Sen. Byron Dorgan, (D-ND), and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
Will President Obama's 2013 budget proposal result in another U.S. credit downgrade? Rep. Robert Andrews, (D-NJ), and Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH), discuss.
Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI) discusses why he endorses GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and what this means for Romney's campaign and the GOP race, with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.
Robert Costa, National Review reports on GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum's goals for the U.S. economy, which offers a "plan that includes everybody", and lowers taxes.
Discussing the mounting tensions in the Middle East, on the heels of additional sanctions against Iran, with Nicholas Burns, Harvard University professor, and Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations.
Richard Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president & CEO, discusses the Fed's policy of quantitative easing, interest rates, and the U.S. economic recovery.
Discussing the upward trend in the market and whether the Dow is within 14,000 striking range, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management; Mike Holland, Holland & Company; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.
Are Americans better off now, than they were four years ago? Phil Gramm, (R) fmr. Texas Senator, and U.S. Policy Metrics senior partner, discusses President Obama's tax and budget policies.