The US won the Cold War largely because Reagan had a strong economy to back him up. Obama has broken that link—and Putin knows it, says Larry Kudlow.» Read More
The Senate waits on the House to vote on the GOP debt plan, with CNBC's John Harwood; Robert Reich, fmr. labor secretary; and Steve Moore, WSJ.
Insight on why the House vote on the GOP debt plan has been delayed, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Rep. Jeb Hensarling; (R-TX); and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD).
As US debt fear slams stocks, the question remains whether the US will be downgraded, with Arthur Laffer, Laffer Investments, Gordon Charlop, CNBC markets anayst; and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses S&P's warning on a US debt downgrade.
Robert Reich, UC Berkeley, and Steve Moore, WSJ, discuss plunging stocks and high unemployment amid the debt debacle in Washington.
The very latest on the debt debacle in Washington, with CNBC's John Harwood; Sen. Michael Bennet, (D-CO); Sen. Mike Lee, (R-UT); Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT); and Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-CA).
Patrick Donahoe, postmaster general & USPS CEO, and Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, debate whether USPS should be privatized.
Some 37% of Americans believe Obama's policies are hurting the economy, according to the Washington Post/ABC News poll. Tony Blankley, Edelman; Jim Nussle, former OMB director; and David Goodfriend, Sirius XM.
David Goldman, Debt Research for Bank of America, and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, discuss the state of the markets.
David Beers, Standard & Poor's, discusses S&P's outlook on the US economy and the rising risk of a policy stalemate.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, (D-NH), and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-T), discuss the state of debt deal talks.
The high profile sex crime case involving former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has taken an unexpected turn, with CNBC's Scott Cohn; Wendy Murphy, New England Law; Joe Digenova, Digenova & Toensing.
Mitt Romney is the presumed front-runner in the GOP side of the 2012 elections, with CNBC's John Harwood.
Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY), discuss whether the House and Senate are nearing a debt deal before the Aug. 2 deadline.
Insight into what will happen if the US debt gets downgraded, with Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities.
Insight on dueling debt plans ahead of the President's address later tonight, with James Pethokoukis, Reuters Breaking Views, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.
Nobody wants to see a default on August 2, says Eric Cantor (R-VA).
Mayor Vincent Gray (D) Washington, DC; Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) New Orleans; Mayor Scott Smith, (R) Mesa, AZ, discuss whether Boehner was justified in walking away from debt talks with President Obama.
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.