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Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, discusses Mitt Romney's plans to get tough on spending cuts and attract Tea Party supporters. Also, discussing the heated & competitive race between Romney and Gingrich, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-in-chief; Tad Devine, Devine Mulvey partner; and Mark McKinnon, Hill & Knowlton, vice chairman.
Discussing whether a Romney win will mark the beginning of the end for the GOP nomination, with Robert Shrum, Democratic strategist; Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman. Also, Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) weighs in on the likely winner in Florida's primary, saying " if you win Florida, I think you are going to be the nominee."
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL) discusses the Sunshine State's GOP primary. "Florida is a microcosm for the rest of the country, and whoever wins decisively here, will do well in the general election." He also weighs in on regulatory reform; jobs and economic empowerment; and what the Republican party needs to do to reach out to the Hispanic community.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports Facebook is preparing to file a $5B IPO on Wednesday morning; Amazon reports its Kindle Fire sales nearly tripled; and the IRS says refunds for returns filed before January 26th may be delayed due to a computer glitch.
Will the dollar rebound on a Romney win in Florida? Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, discuss recent weak economic reports, and whether the recovery is here to stay.
Is a bipartisan solution to the federal debt crisis possible? Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), and Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-KS), discuss an updated CBO report that estimates the US deficit for 2012 at $1.1 trillion.
The House is set to vote on a new bill that will freeze all Federal pay for another year. Debating whether Congress should give government employees a raise in a weak economy, with Rep. Charlie Rangel, (D-NY), and Rep. Sean Duffy, (R- WI).
Debating which GOP candidate has the better tax plan, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research, and Arthur Laffer, Laffer Investments.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on Florida's GOP primary, as some polls have already closed.
Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), and GOP presidential candidate, discusses why the U.S. dollar needs to be backed by gold, saying "if we had a gold standard, you couldn't spend", referring to out of control government spending, and its impact on the U.S. economy.
CNBC's Eamon Javers, reports the latest details on the insider trading bill, and why it might not pass the House.
Michael Steele, fmr. Republican Natl. Cmte. chairman, discusses what's missing from the GOP message.
Robert Costa, National Review, has the latest details on the GOP campaign from Florida, and discussing the biggest issues facing the Republican candidates, with Vin Weber, Clark & Weinstock; David Goodfriend, Sirius/XM; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
Debating what to do about the growing U.S. debt and deficits, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK).
Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings CEO & chairman, discusses why he thinks Facebook stock will be too expensive; the outlook for the U.S. economy; and why the zero interest rate policy is hurting savers and eventually the U.S. dollar.
Michael Holland, Holland & Company; David Goldman, Macrostrategy.com; and Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets, discuss today's market comeback; Europe's economic woes; and whether U.S. stocks are still ridiculously cheap.
Discussing the rising numbers of Americans receiving government checks, and whether the U.S. is becoming a nation of dependents, with Robert Reich, fmr Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal sr. economic writer.
Will the weak economic recovery doom President Obama's chance at a second term? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discusses.
Stocks sold off on news of a light GDP on Friday. Are there recession risks ahead? Don Luskin, Trend Macro; Jim Lacamp, MacroPortfolio Advisors; and Lee Munson, Portfolio, discuss.
KNTV's Scott Budman, reports Elevation Partners, run by U2's Bono, could make as much as $1.5B on the Facebook IPO; a New York jury has awarded businessman Donald Drapkin $16M in damages, in his lawsuit against billionaire Ron Perelman; and a bankruptcy court gave AMR, the parent company of American Airlines permission to walk away from nine aircraft leases.