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CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Boehner and other Republicans' plan to avoid the fiscal cliff; and Steve Elmendorf, Former Kerry Deputy Campaign Manager; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, discuss.
Senator Marco Rubio, (R-FLA) discusses his new book, "An American Son," and the Supreme Court's ruling on the Arizona Immigration Law. "The ideal scenario is for the federal government to finally do its job, secure the border, have an electronic verification system in place, and modernize our legal immigration system so it reflects the 21st Century needs of our country," says Rubio.
Star Parker, President of Cure, explains why the Republican party needs to reach minorities with an economic message and makes the case for free markets.
CNBC contributor Robert Costa of the National Review discusses the buzz around Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Washington right now. Richard Socarides, former Clinton administrative senior advisor; Kevin Madden, Mitt Romney campaign advisor; and Kevin Williamson, National Review, weigh in.
Not the legacy the president is after.
David Sanger, NY Times Chief Washington Correspondent, discusses allegations that administration officials are leaking classified information for Obama's political gain; and CNBC's Eamon Javers shares a preview of "Dangerously Rich," which airs tonight on CNBC at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Discussing reports that companies are scrambling to offer special dividends as the January 1 tax threat of the fiscal cliff nears, with Steve Moore, author of "Return to Prosperity," and CNBC Contributor Howard Dean.
Initial euphoria over Spain's bank bailout fizzled the rally as ongoing fears over a global slowdown lingered on investors' minds. Keith McCullough, Hedeye Risk Management founder & CEO and Doug Cote, ING Investment Management chief market strategist, weigh in.
Professional baseball players and major league owners are in a fever pitch to finalize contract negotiations by years end, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on tonight's latest news headlines, including Apple unveiling its iOS 6 and Chrysler's recall plans.
Congress is tossing around the idea of swapping out the paper dollar bill for a hard coin, and a government report finds the move could save taxpayers nearly $4.5 billion over 30 years, with Sean Fieler, American Principles; and Don Luskin of Trend Macro and Jim LaCamp of UBS, check the stock market.
Despite thousands of speeches and interviews, modern presidential campaigns can often be won and lost because of one simple slip-up caught on camera. Former Governor Howard Dean (D-VT) and Sean Spicer from The Republican National Committee, discuss how these memorable moments impacted political leaders' run in office.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the House passed a bill to create permanent residence visas for foreign graduates of U.S. universities who have earned advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
Discussing the dialogue in Washington to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, with Neil Patel of The Daily Caller and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Depending on what degree the European crisis hits U.S. exports, and depending on the severity of the so-called fiscal cliff, the U.S. GDP could face a huge decrease. Sam Seder, "Majority Report" host; Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secretary; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and CNBC's John Harwood, offer insight.
White House Press Secretary finds spending cuts deeply irresponsible, with Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com; Peter S. Goodman, Huffington Post; Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY); and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's forum senior policy analyst.
All three indices surged well over 2% in today's major market rally. Discussing why stocks loved GOP Governor Scott Walker's victory in Wisconsin today, with David Goldman, Macro-Strategy president and Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets.
CNBC's John Harwood rounds up all the action surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's recall win; and Tony Katz, Tea Party supporter and radio talk show host, and Mike Papantonio, "Ring of Fire" radio host, weigh in.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the first proxy election tomorrow for the U.S. Jim Dean, Chairman of Democracy for America and Robert Costa of the National Review, share perspective on why President Obama has not campaigned in Wisconsin.
Discussing whether it's time for Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to pump in some new QE3 liquidity into the economy, with Randy Kroszner, University of Chicago.