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  • Gingrich's Supply-Side Message   Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 7:13 PM ET
    Gingrich's Supply-Side Message

    Newt Gingrich, GOP presidential candidate, comments on the most recent polls putting him in a three-way tie for the front spot in Iowa, and says his campaign will come out of Iowa with enough strength to go to New Hampshire, and then to South Carolina. "I don't think a Massachusetts moderate will play very well in South Carolina," he adds.

  • Iowa Caucus: 5 Days and Counting!   Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 7:09 PM ET
    Iowa Caucus: 5 Days and Counting!

    Discussing Rick Santorum's sudden surge in the polls, tax reform, and the likely outcome of the Iowa cascuses, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor in chief; Jared Bernstein, fmr. chief economist to VP Joe Biden; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Santorum: 'I Would Support Ban on Earmarks'   Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET
    Santorum: 'I Would Support Ban on  Earmarks'

    GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum defends his record on earmarks while in Congress, and discusses his sudden surge in the polls, and why he has suddenly become a target on the campaign trail.

  • Kudlow on GOP Presidential Nomination   Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 12:43 PM ET
    Kudlow on GOP Presidential Nomination

    Anticipating the Republican candidate nomination with only 5 days left until the Iowa Caucus, with Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report.

  • Stocks Still Ridiculously Cheap?   Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:52 PM ET
    Stocks Still Ridiculously Cheap?

    Despite the drop in the Dow on Wednesday, and the S&P back in the red for the year, are stocks still absurdly inexpensive? Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, weighs in on whether 2012 will be a boom or bust for stocks.

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

    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
    Holy Cow! Milk is Leading the Commodity Pack

    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
    Countdown to Iowa

    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
    Health Care & the 2012 Race

    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 Ridiculously Cheap?

    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
    2012 Election: It's the Economy

    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
    China Unveils New High Speed Train

    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
    Ron Paul's Iowa Power Play?

    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
    Iowa: One Week and Counting!

    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
    Stocks Soar on Good News

    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
    NRC Approves New Reactor Design

    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
    Newt's Christmas Wish: Play Nice

    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
    Stanford Fit to Stand Trial

    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
    Deal to Extend Payroll Tax Cut

    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.

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