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Speaker Boehner adjourned Congress without addressing the aid for Sandy victims, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), share their opinions on the $9 billion in Sandy aid that will be voted on this Friday.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the how market's fared on the first day of the New Year; and Don Luskin, Trend Macro; Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners; and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), discuss the market's reaction to the deal, and the latest in Washington.
Discussing what President Obama's top priorities in 2013 might be, with Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and Peter Suderman, Reason Magazine.
CNBC Larry Kudlow's take on the "fiscal cliff" deal, saying Washington must understand spending is the real problem for deficits and debt; and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weigh in.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Speaker Boehner has had a rough couple of weeks, with the controversy over Hurricane Sandy and the rejection of Plan B; and Ron Meyer, American Majority Action and Robert Costa, National Review, weigh in on the Boehner drama.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been released from the hospital tonight after being treated for a blood clot.
A bipartisan furor erupted after House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Should the Republicans support the proposed "fiscal cliff" bill? Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House Aide; Larry Elder, author and radio talk show host; and Roger Stone, Republican Strategist, share their opinions.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports members of the Congress were told to remain in an accessible state tonight; and Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary and Steve Moore, author of "Return to Prosperity," weigh in.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports how the markets fared in 2012, and the impact the "fiscal cliff" talks are having on stocks.
Insight on a possible vote on the "fiscal cliff," with Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS). "If sequestration is going to be postponed, it's going to be payed for by reduced spending elsewhere," he says.
CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers report the latest in Washington; and Senator Tom Coburn (R-KS), offers perspective from the Senate; and Igor Volsky, ThinkProgress.org; and Robert Costa, National Review, provide perspective.
Republican and Democratic negotiators careened toward a mid-afternoon deadline, still uncertain they can come up with a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Can investors expect a deal on the "fiscal cliff"? Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Blake Zeff, Former Obama Presidential Campaign Aide; and Robert Costa, National Review, share their opinions.
Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a bill today banning adoptions by Americans starting January 1 in retaliation to the U.S. Magnitsky Act signed by President Obama. Former Pentagon Advisor Michael Rubin, offers insight.
Will there be a deal on the "fiscal cliff"? Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, provide perspective; and what will going over the fiscal cliff mean for banks, with Dan Geller, Market Rates Insight.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports a nationwide survey shows people of high net worth, with more than $5 million in assets, have been much more proactive in planning for the "cliff" versus those with less.
The International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance came to an agreement today to extend their current contract for 30 days. Jonathan Gold, The National Retail Federation, provides perspective.
President Obama made a statement on the "fiscal cliff" tonight, with CNBC's John Harwood; and discussing the fix to the fiscal fiasco, with Rep. James Lankford, (R-OK); Blake Zeff, Former Obama Presidential Campaign aide; Robert Costa, National Review; Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations, offers insight on the talks underway to avoid Israeli ground invasion.