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  • House to Vote on 'No Budget, No Pay' Wednesday Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 8:53 AM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner

    House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote on Wednesday on a nearly four-month extension of U.S. borrowing capacity.

  • White House: Wealthy Tax Hike or It's 'Over the Cliff' Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 2:30 PM ET
    Scene from James Bond Dr. No

    The White House says President Obama is willing to let the country go over the "fiscal cliff" if Republicans don't concede on a tax hike for the wealthy.

  • The United States’ economy could shrink as much as 4 percentage points in the first half of 2013 if Congress fails to address the expiration of $600 billion worth of tax breaks and jobless benefits by the end of this year, according to Goldman Sachs.

  • What if a college did not spend its resources on sports stadiums? What if it quit the competitive "arms race" and did not build climbing walls and multimillion dollar student unions? What if a college did not spend its students’ resources on top "name brand" researchers, who undergraduates rarely see? In fact, what if there was no faculty tenure at all?

  • The rampant inflation in the cost of U.S. higher education since 1980 makes gasoline and healthcare price hikes over the same period look like an Indy car racing a pair of old-school Volkswagen vans.

  • Small Biz Tax Cuts: Moot, Except as Political Fodder Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.

  • Arthur Laffer, former economic advisor to the Reagan administration and inventor of the Laffer Curve.

    President Obama’s recent criticism of the Republican budget plan misses the mark, former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer told Larry Kudlow Thursday.

  • Kudlow: Sell-Off Presents Market Opportunities Galore! Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:32 PM ET
    A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    If you’re among those sellers running for the sidelines, Larry Kudlow thinks you’re making a big mistake.

  • Congressman Bobby Rush got kicked off the House floor for wearing a hoodie in protest of the killing of Trayvon Martin. In an interview with CNBC's Larry Kudlow, he said it a proper protest, a voice of the people, but Kudlow said it was disrespectful and made a mockery of "the people's House."

  • Jack Welch

    Jack Welch has been extremely vocal in his skepticism of the latest jobs data. On CNBC's Kudlow Report he explained why he just can't keep quiet on the issue.

  • Obamacare Will Bankrupt US: Rep. Paul Ryan Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 8:56 PM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    President Obama's health care law, now in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, will cause an implosion of the health care system and an implosion of our public debt, Ryan told Larry Kudlow.

  • Teacher Ridicules Student for Romney T-Shirt Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 8:20 PM ET
    Samantha Pawlucy, showing her Romney/Ryan t-shirt.

    An incident in Philadelphia has sparked outrage among Republicans, after a student claims she was humiliated by a teacher for wearing a Romney-Ryan T-shirt to class.

  • Should Court Toss Out Health Care Mandate? Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 8:35 PM ET
    Tom Daschle and Tom Coburn

    As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over President Obama’s health care law, the biggest issue is over whether the individual insurance requirement is constitutional. However, according to former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, there is already a mandate in place, so tossing it out won’t solve the nation’s health care problems.

  • Kudlow: Could Libya Attack Cost Obama the White House? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:45 PM ET
    A vehicle sits smoldering in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012

    In the next debate President Obama and VP Biden will have to face tough questions about Libya, and the public might not like what they hear.

  • Traders should welcome the SEC's plan to investigate high-frequency trading, Themis Trading’s Joe Saluzzi said on CNBC.

  • Kudlow: Can Romney Keep the Mojo Alive? Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    By all accounts Mitt Romney emerged on top after Wednesday’s debate. Now can he keep the momentum going all the way into Election Day?

  • Ron Paul: GOP Race Needs to 'Drag Out' Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 8:43 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is not ready to throw in the towel and doesn’t think his competitors should yet either, he told CNBC Thursday.

  • Obama-Romney Debate — The Drinking Game Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    We watch political debates hoping the candidates say something new. They rarely do. Zzzzzz. So why watch if they're just going to say the same old thing? To take part in a national drinking game.

  • Oil Boom to Create Jobs: SandRidge Energy CEO Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 8:21 PM ET

    SandRidge Energy CEO Tom Ward says with the oil renaissance going on, the Keystone XL Pipeline is important.

  • Showdown in Colorado: Will Romney Turn Race Around? Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Hours before the first Presidential debate, Ann Romney told supporters that her husband Mitt succeeds at everything he takes on. Larry Kudlow sure hopes she's right.

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