JFK understood that high tax rates, even on the rich, bring inequities into the nation's political economy that do not befit America's traditions.» Read More
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says the idea of allowing the borrowing limit to expire will not only damage the current economy, it will absolutely sink the GOP in 2014.
President Obama has been underestimating the American people for years.
Our newspapers and TV screens may be filled with news about gun control, airplanes and football players with fake girlfriends. But the top issue for the biggest number of American voters is also the #1 issue for The Kudlow Report: Government Spending.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan announced today that Republicans are putting a short-term debt ceiling hike on the table. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's Forum, weigh in.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the chronology of the terrorist attack in Algeria and on the intervention by the Algerian government that has taken place already; saying as many as 7 U.S. citizens were involved in the situation.
Can we prevent future tragedies in the U.S. if we focus more on family values and faith? Father George William Rutler, Church of Our Saviour and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, author of "The Broken American Male," share their opinions. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on 2 big sports stars' scandals.
Boeing cannot seem to wake up from its Dreamliner nightmare, and some experts say the problems are fixable, reports CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Sandy Hook Elementary School remains closed until further notice, reports NBC's Jay Grey. Meanwhile Jed Babbin, former undersecretary of defense, and Brian Doherty, Reason Magazine, discuss what can be done to secure America's schools.
Gov. Dave Heineman (R-NE) discusses his proposal to end his state's income tax.
With House Speaker John Boehner proposing a millionaire's tax, many believe Washington could be getting closer to a fiscal cliff deal, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.
Discussing what's holding back growth in the markets, with Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.
Discussing whether the GOP is caving in or compromising to achieve a fiscal deal, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Ari Melber, The Nation; and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.
How to solve the U.S. debt crisis, and whether the GOP has become the party of "no," with Joe Scarborough, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host; Howard Dean, Former DNC Chairman; and Rick Lazio, Former NY Congressman, who share their opinions.
Currently, couples can give away $10 million in lifetime gifts without paying transfer taxes, but President Obama has now proposed that couples be limited to $1 million in gifts, and any additional gifts be taxed at 55 percent. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
If you think recent orders to curb gun violence will make a difference, think again.
NBC's Chris Pollone reports the Connecticut gunman has now been identified as Adam Lanza; and that the guns used in this attack were registered to Adam Lanza's mother.
Apple is back above $500 after sinking, and JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs both beat earnings estimates. Where stocks and the market stands now, with Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research.
NBC's Chris Pollone reports on the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Friday morning, in which 26 victims were killed; and Blake Zeff, Former Obama Presidential Campaign Aide; Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY); and Mark Simone, WABC Radio Talk show host, discuss.
The debt ceiling debate seems to be splitting conservatives. Former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough explains how and why he wants to remake the GOP; and Michael Needham, Heritage Action for America CEO, and CNBC Contributor Tony Fratto, weigh in.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow offers an economic report card; and discussing whether interest rates are going up sooner, with Randy Kroszner, Former Federal Reserve Governor, who discusses whether investors should be worried.