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Congress Political Leaders

  • Speculating on Obama's speech

    Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) explains what he expects to hear from President Obama's economic speech today and what he really believes the President should say.

  • IRS chief counsel under scrutiny

    One of President Obama's 2 appointees at the IRS is coming under increased scrutiny in the targeting scandal. Eliana Johnson, National Review media editor, offers insight. Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide, and Noelle Nikpour, GOP strategist, weigh in.

  • Obama's message for the middle-class

    Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, discuss President Barack Obama's campaign on jobs and the economy.

  • Commodities Tomorrow:

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold could be headed to $1,350 and analysts expect another draw on oil inventories.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold at $1,300

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold closed above $1,300 today. And oil could get to $110/barrel.

  • President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    President Obama will embark on a campaign-style tour this week, laying out his agenda for reinvigorating the nation’s economy. The New York Times reports.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat gas prices continue climb

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Markets moved on Delivering Alpha

    Big names such as Preet Bharara and Carl Icahn spoke out about their big ideas for business. Abigail Doolittle of The Seaport Group and Art Hogan of Lazard Capital Markets provide perspective.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold prices retreat from $1,300

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses activity in the commodities markets, and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed.

  • Lew speaks out on Dodd-Frank

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses Dodd-Frank.

  • A look inside 'official Washington'

    Mark Leibovich, "This Town" author, explains why he believes Washington is dysfunctional and far from being divided is perhaps a little too connected.

  • Pre-Market report: What you need to know

    CNBC's Karen Tso tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.

  • Filibuster fight over

    Senate leaders reached a deal this morning in regards to the filibuster. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), and Former George W. Bush senior aide Sara Fagen, provide perspective. Also, Gary Lauer, eHealth CEO, explains why he supports bringing the best of the private and public sector together to offer people quality health care.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Dollar eased, metals move higher

    CNBC's Bertha coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Senate ends GOP block of nominee Cordray

    By a vote of 71-29, the Senate voted to end its block of Obama nominee Richard Cordray for director of the CFPB, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Will Senate avert 'nuclear' option?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the filibuster showdown in the Senate.

  • France socialist president, Francois Hollande, was applauded on Monday after auditors found his government saved taxpayers nearly 6 million euros ($7.8 million) in 2012.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Brent finds support

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the commodities markets, and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed.

  • Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy

    Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is facing renewed pressure to step down after the country's El Mundo newspaper reported on Monday that he had sent supportive text messages to his party's disgraced ex-treasurer for two months after the eruption of a corruption scandal.

  • In Congress All Politics Getting Personal

    A flurry of activity in Washington this week has sparked trash talk among members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, reports CNBC's John Harwood.