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  • Nelson Retires: Can Democrats Keep the Senate?  Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    Will the balance of power change in the Senate when Sen. Ben Nelson, (D-NE) retires? John Fund, The American Spectator, discusses.

  • Holy Cow! Milk is Leading the Commodity Pack  Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    Scott Budman, KNTV San Jose reports milk futures have made the most gains in actively traded commodities this year; more bad news for cancer drug, Avastin; and mourners filled North Korean streets for Kim Jong Il's funeral.

  • Standoff in the Strait: Iran's Oil Threat  Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:18 PM ET

    Is there another Middle East powder keg ready to blow? Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army, (Ret.) discusses Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz in retaliation for U.S. and European sanctions.

  • Countdown to Iowa  Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Art Laffer, Laffer Investments explains why he endorses Newt Gingrich and his supply-side take on the economy, and a look at which GOP candidate is likely to take Iowa, with Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author; Matt K. Lewis, Daily Caller; and Tim Carney, Washington Examiner.

  • Health Care & the 2012 Race  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:52 PM ET

    Are Newt and Mitt two peas on the same health care pod? Discussing where the GOP frontrunners stand on health care reform, with Betsy McCaughey, "The Obama Health Law" author.

  • Are Stocks Ridiculously Cheap?  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    Are stocks a bargain at these prices? A look at investment opportunities in the market, and whether investors are in for a bullish year ahead, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal columnist.

  • 2012 Election: It's the Economy  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:33 PM ET

    Will the improving economy be enough to keep President Obama in the White House come November? Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, and Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, weigh in. Also, discussing whether the U.S. economy is doing better than people think, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors.

  • China Unveils New High Speed Train  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports China is moving full speed ahead with its high-speed rail program; Sears plans to close more than 100 of its stores; and Morgan Stanley plans to cut 580 jobs at four New York City offices.

  • Ron Paul's Iowa Power Play?  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:14 PM ET

    Discussing whether Ron Paul is poised to make a power play in the Hawkeye State, with Doug Wead, Ron Paul campaign senior advisor, and the likely outcome of the Iowa caucuses, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Iowa: One Week and Counting!  Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Who will win the Iowa race? Robert Costa, National Review reports on the candidates, and discussing Newt Gingrich's supply-side bus tour, and whether the GOP race is Mitt Romney's to lose, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Stocks Soar on Good News  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    A slew of encouraging economic data sent stock climbing on Thursday. Have the bulls returned to Wall Street? Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University professor, discuss.

  • NRC Approves New Reactor Design  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:43 PM ET

    Is the new design for nuclear reactors dangerous to the environment? Scott Peterson, Nuclear Energy Institute, and Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth, discuss.

  • Newt's Christmas Wish: Play Nice  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:34 PM ET

    Discussing the negative ad campaigns mounted against Newt Gingrich from his rivals, with Karen Finney, fmr. DNC communications director; David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; and Matt Lewis, The Daily Caller.

  • Stanford Fit to Stand Trial  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports a judge has declared alleged Ponzi swindler, Allen Stanford fit to stand trial; John Edwards is asking for a delay in his criminal trial; and shares of Mead Johnson fell sharply after Wal-Mart pulled the company's Enfamil baby formula from its shelves, following the death of a newborn given the formula.

  • Deal to Extend Payroll Tax Cut  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the losers and winners in the tax cut agreement, and debating whether both parties will eventually reach a full year agreement and if the Tea Party is to blame for the stalemate, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, and Tom Tancredo, (R) former Colorado congressman.

  • Payroll Tax Deal: Defeat for GOP?  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on a two month tax agreement reached in Congress, reaction from the House, with Rep. Rob Andrew, (D-NJ), and Rep. Michael Burgess, (R-TX), and the winners and losers in the standoff, with Jared Bernstein, fmr. chief economist to vp Joe Biden, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • NLRB's New Union Election Rules: Big Win for Labor  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:51 PM ET

    Debating whether new union rules will hurt business, and if Congress needs to step in, with Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, and Peter Schaumber, fmr. National Labor Relations Board chairman.

  • Record Settlement Against BofA  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    Shiba Russell, WNBC reports a record $335M settlement against BofA's Countrywide unit, and a look at the Stanford jail assault tape, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Is It Game Over for Gingrich?  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:34 PM ET

    Can Newt Gingrich recover from several recent blunders? Michael Steele, former RNC chairman; Bob Walker, Wexler & Walker; and Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, weigh in.

  • Regulations: Will Romney Lose Conservative Support?  Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:28 PM ET

    Is GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney in danger of losing conservative support with his talk of regulations? John Tamny, Forbes opinions editor, weighs the risks.

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