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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.
The latest polls show Rick Santorum gaining ground on GOP front-runner, Mitt Romney. Discussing whether Romney's strategy of playing up his Michigan roots will work, with Howard Dean, fmr. DNC chairman, and Robert Costa, National Review.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) and House budget cmte. chairman, discusses the GOP's alternative to President Obama's 2013 budget proposal.
NBC's Jonathan Dienst reports the Federal Reserve has given the green light for Capital One to acquire ING Direct for $9B, and Zynga shares moved down sharply in after hours trading, on weak 2012 revenue projections. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on Zynga's Q4 earnings.
Discussing the outlook on stocks, and the impact of Fed policies on the economy, with Michael Ozanian, Forbes executive editor, and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist.
NBC's Luke Russert has the latest details on the payroll tax bill making its way through Congress, and discussing whether corporate tax reform should include lower rates and a broader base, with Jared Bernstein, Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-in-chief.
Which GOP presidential candidate had the best message on growth and taxes at CPAC on Friday? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute, discuss.
Discussing the investigation of House Financial Services Cmte. chairman, Spencer Bachus, with Peter Schweizer, Hoover Institute, and whether the STOCK Act goes far enough to stop insider trading in Congress.
The three GOP front-runners hit the stage at CPAC to woo the conservative crowd, on Friday. Discussing who made their case for the nomination, with Matt Kibbe, FreedomWorks; David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; and Robert Costa, National Review.
Will the Greek debt deal unravel before Sunday's parliament vote? Charles Kupchan, Council On Foreign Relations senior fellow, provides perspective.
Does this week's sell-off present a buying opportunity for investors? Steven Cortes, Veracruz LLC, and Ronald Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, weigh in.
Rep. Steve King, (R-IA), discusses CPAC's conservative agenda for 2012, and which GOP candidate is likely to get their endorsement.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports conservatives convened in Washington on Thursday, at the annual CPAC meeting to call for a balanced budget, and reforms in health care and taxes. Do they have a candidate with that platform? Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, and Matt Lewis, Daily Caller, weigh in on the GOP campaign, and Mitt Romney's speech to CPAC on Friday.
Officials sealed a $25 billion mortgage foreclosure deal with five major banks. Is this a shakedown to finance government? Mark Calabria, Cato Institute, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, weigh in.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports Google is about to unveil a wireless home entertainment system; LinkedIn shares soared on Q4 earnings beat; Kodak announced, after 130 years, it will stop making cameras; and Clint Eastwood speaks out on the controversy surrounding the Chrysler "Halftime in America" Super Bowl ad.
Debating whether President Obama and the Senate Democrats are deliberately stalling on passing a budget, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.
Discussing better-than-expected economic news, a slew of strong profits, and the outlook for the market, with Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist; Tobias Levkovich, Citi chief US equity strategist; and Jack Bourdoudjian, Index Futures Group.
Debating a new government mandate requiring religious organizations to provide birth control coverage in their health plans, with Igor Volsky, Center of American Progress, and Betsy McCaughey, "The Obama Health Law" author.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on the "STOCK Act", a bill that will prohibit insider trading by members of Congress. Also, discussing whether the bill goes far enough, with Peter Schweizer, Breitbart editor.
Gary Shilling, Shilling president, discusses why he thinks the U.S. economy is headed for a recession.