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Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talks about the "fiscal cliff" negotiations and the differences between the White House and Congress. Hensarling also addresses what he believes is the real impact of Dodd-Frank and the regulatory burden it will place on banks.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved $50.5 billion in long-delayed federal disaster aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy, but not before Republicans flexed their budget-cutting muscle to strike some spending provisions.
Larry Kudlow reports the latest details on a deadly shooting outside a mall near Portland, Oregon. And, Chris Edwards, CATO Institute, reveals the results of his recent tax policy study which shows thousands of new government employees are overpaid and work less compared to the private sector.
Although the debt ceiling debate has some nervous, others expressed optimism that the issue would be resolved in due time.
Andy Cross, Motley Fool chief investment officer, shares his take on where the markets are likely headed amid fiscal uncertainty.
Gold, more than any other commodity, has been tied the question of whether we will see a resolution to avert the "fiscal cliff."
Rep. Peter Roskam, (R-IL), discusses the latest negotiations on a "fiscal cliff" deal between the White House and Congress. Also, a look at the national implications of Michigan's new right-to-work law, with Robert Costa, National Review editor; and drilling down on the "fiscal cliff'," with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Kate Obenshain, "Divider-in-Chief" author.
Discussing President Obama's news conference today on the debt ceiling, with Blake Zeff, Former Obama Presidential Campaign aide; Kate Obenshain, author of "Divider-In-Chief;" and Robert Costa, National Review.
Sen. Jon Kyl, (R-AZ) weighs in on where "fiscal cliff" talks are likely headed. Also, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on a powerful explosion near a West Virginia nursing home.
It's been 1 month since the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, reports NBC's Anne Thompson; and weighing in on the debate over banning assault weapons is Kate Obenshain, author of "Divider-In-Chief;" Robert Costa, National Review; Don Clark, Former FBI Special Agent; and Steven Greer, The Healthcare Channel CEO.
Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, discusses what's next for President Morsi, and whether this is the time for the U.S. to send military aid to Egypt.
Bernanke and Geithner are speaking out on the debt ceiling, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis; and discussing whether more spending cuts are necessary, with David Walker of Comeback America Initiative CEO and Zane Brown of Lord Abbett.
NBC's Ron Mott has the latest details on Michigan's new labor law, and discussing its impact on labor unions and workers, with Terry Bowman, Union Conservatives Inc., president. Also, an update on "fiscal cliff" offers between the President and House Speaker John Boehner, with CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is not going to negotiate with House Republicans on the debt ceiling; and Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA); Molly Ball, The Atlantic; Kate Obenshain, author of "Divider-In-Chief;" and Robert Costa, National Review, weigh in.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is now saying he will have a balanced budget in 2013 after years of massive deficits, but it may be a mirage, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
The Treasury secretary nominee is a left-liberal Obama spear-carrier, whose very appointment signals a sharp confrontation with the GOP House, Larry Kudlow says.
Hillary Clinton will testify on the Benghazi attack on Jan. 23, and Lance Armstrong has just admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Cuba has eased its travel rules, allowing Cubans to keep residency amid travel.
Time to get bullish on the markets? Phil Orlando, Federated Investors, discusses the state of the U.S. markets, and how to play Boeing after news the FAA will review its new 787 Dreamliner.
"Zero Dark Thirty" hits theaters nationwide today, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin, discuss the controversy over the torture scene in the movie.
The spending cut sequester is coming to the Defense Department, with Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army Retiree; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin