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A Boeing 787 Dreamliner experienced brake problems today, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow; and Boston's Mayor is declaring this year's flu season and public health emergency, with Alysha Palumbo, NECN.
There is a major stir tonight over a cartoon narrated by actor Edward Asner, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow; and Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," discusses her debate over the 2nd amendment with Piers Morgan via Twitter.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports no player was elected into the Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame; and Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated senior writer and MLB Network baseball insider.
Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder and CEO, discusses how the markets are reacting to the fiscal cliff negotiations, and Apple's weakness.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Vice President Joe Biden's focus on the problems with gun violence; and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for tougher gun laws in his state. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, share their opinions.
Speaker Boehner issued a warning for House Republicans today that the leadership is watching how they vote. Robert Costa, National Review, offers insight.
Larry Kudlow and guests debate whether Jack Lew is a good pick for Treasury Secretary.
Art Laffer of Laffer Investments discusses President Obama's proposed tax hikes. "If you tax rich people, and give the money to poor people, you're going to get lots and lots of poor people, and very few rich people" he says.
NTSB and Boeing are investigating a fire on a 787 Dreamliner in Boston, with Alysha Plaumbo, NECN-Boston, and Katie Pavlich, TownHall.com
Should the Federal Government bail out the entire city of Detroit? Doc Thompson, host of Talk Radio 1270 WXYT, provides perspective.
The Dow Jones average and the S&P 500 dropped slightly in today's trading, with Jonathan Golub, UBS chief U.S. equity strategist.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
After the "fiscal cliff" the big buzz word is "debt ceiling" and new research shows the US could hit that ceiling in just over a month.
A federal mediator is head to LA to join negotiations after eight days of a strike have brought trade at the nation's largest port complex to a trickle, with CNBC's Jane Wells & Justin Wilson, Center for Union Facts.
The New York Post reports today that welfare recipients used electronic bank transfer cards to take out case for strip clubs, liquor stores and x-rated shops. Larry Elder, author of "Dear Father, Dear Son," provides perspective. "The real elephant in the room is why are so many people on food stamps and welfare," says Elder.
Regardless of how the fiscal cliff negotiations play out in Washington, successful earners will still pay higher taxes January 1. Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity, weighs in.
Former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel's possible nomination for the nation's next Defense Secretary had been rumored for weeks. Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign Relations; Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree; and Tony Fratto, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary, discuss whether Hagel's nomination is controversial.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says the latest new on real estate makes it easy to look on the bright side.
Should a government shutdown be on the table when it comes to the debt ceiling fight? Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA); Chris Lehane, Former President Clinton Special Assistant Council; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor, discuss.
CNBC's Brian Shactman and Mary Thompson report on tonight's BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor and Chris Lehane, former President Clinton Special Assistant Council, discuss who they'd like to see win.