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House Speaker John Boehner indicated Tuesday that Republicans will vote on an extension of the federal debt ceiling to allow Treasury to borrow money until mid-May. The move would reverse the order of a series of expected debt and spending fights in Washington, an effort designed to put the GOP on more sound political footing.
After pressuring Japan's central bank into overhauling monetary policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared the change "epoch making". Next on his to-do list: find a central bank chief more sympathetic to his views than the current governor.
It looks like 2013 is going to be a "lower growth environment," DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman told CNBC, but she cited two areas of expected strength this year.
Like comedian Rodney Dangerfield, this market rally just doesn't seem to get any respect!
President Barack Obama urged Americans to reject political "absolutism" and partisan rancor as he kicked off his second term with a call for national unity, setting a pragmatic tone for the challenges he faces over the coming years.
Stocks had another solid week. Discussing market opportunities, with Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus president & CEO.
Republican leaders are plotting their party's path going forward, with a top goal of attracting more minority and female voters. Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), offers insight. Also, can the GOP effectively "re-brand" itself, with Keith Boykin, CNBC Contributor; Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host; and Matt Welch, Reason Magazine.
The President's job council has not met for an entire year. with Keith Boykin, CNBC Contributor; Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host; and Matt Welch, Reason Magazine, weigh in.
"Let's not forget this is an act of terror," said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in commenting on the hostages held in Algeria. Americans are still being held hostage, among others, with Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow.
The House GOP retreated in Williamsburg today, and they have agreed to take up a plan next week to extend the debt ceiling with some conditions, with Robert Costa; National Review; Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; and Matt Welch, Reason Magazine.
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.