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James Freeman, WSJ Editorial Page; Tim Carney, Washington Examiner; and Joe Conason, The National Memo; and Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX), discuss why debt talks fell apart, and the ramifications for politics and taxes.
GOP House Speaker John Boehner explains why he walked out of debt talks with President Obama. "It's not in the best interest of the country to raise taxes during this difficult economy," he says.
Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), and Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-NJ), discuss debt talks, which have fallen apart.
GOP Rep Cantor says impasse happened because Democrats insist on raising taxes, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As stocks surge higher today, is it time to get back into the markets? Don Luskin, Trend Macro; Mike Ozanian, Forbes; and Jim Lacamp, Macroporftolio.
The Feds are now looking into whether News Corp hacked its business rivals in the states, with NBC's Michael Ikiskoff.
Euro zone leaders clinced a new bailout plan with sweeping new powers to prevent contagion and help Greece overcome its debt crisis, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets, and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock.
Debt deal meetings are underway, with CNBC's John Harwood; Sen. Mark Uduall, (D-CO); and Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI).
Danielle Chiesi is the most memorable, and colorful figure in the government's huge insider trading crackdown, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
David Goldman, former Bank of America head of fixed income research, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, weigh in on whether the US could be stripped of its gold-plated AAA credit rating.
How to play the market as debt fears appear to rattle invetors, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial.
Discussing whether the class warfare tax fight has ended now that the GOP seems to have reached a breakthrough on tax hikes, with Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, WSJ.
Rudy Giuliani, former NYC Mayor, shares his view on the debt crisis and the News Corp hacking scandal.
There has been a breakthrough in GOP support for tax hikes, with CNBC's John Harwood; Rep. Dennis Kucinich, (D-OH); Byron Dorgan, (D) fmr. North Dakota gov.; Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX); and Steve Forbes, Forbes.
Supply-siders have long resisted a constitutional approach to the balanced budget, but should one be instated? Sen. Mike Lee, (R-UT), and Matt Miller, Washington Post, discuss with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Sen. Rand Paul, (R-KY), shares his insight on the debt ceiling talks. "This is a president who is going to add more debt than all the other presidents combined," he tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Discussing whether the revived gang of six debt talks will really bring with it a bipartisan solution to stave off default, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, (D-NH), and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OH).
Medicis CEO's 6-year-old son dies just days after his girlfriend was found hanged in the CEO's luxury mansion, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
CNBC explores the path to victory to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, with CNBC's John Harwood's in-depth look at former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.
Gold surged another $12 today breaking through the $1600 mark, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Mgmt. CEO.