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Congress Political Leaders

  • Obama's Tax Rate Revealed: 18.4%

    President Obama released his 2012 federal income tax returns today. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Robert Costa, National Review, provide perspective.

  • President Barack Obama speaks to guests during a visit to Argonne National Laboratory on March 15, 2013 in Argonne, Illinois.

    This just in: The president's tax returns! Take a peek at what the Obamas made in 2012 and what their tax rate was. Was it higher or lower than yours?

  • Business as Usual in Venezuela: Expert

    James Lockhart-Smith, head of Latin America at Maplecroft, tells CNBC that the Venezuelan economy will continue to struggle after the elections.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

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

  • Additional Assistance for Cyprus Unlikely: Pro

    Peter Spiegel, Brussels bureau chief for the Financial Times, discusses what is on the agenda at the Eurogroup meeting taking place in Dublin.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Tumbles

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including the drop in global oil demand. Natural gas, on the other hand, remains strong due to cold-weather drawdowns. And the bearish market for gold continues.

  • Sen. Ron Johnson Dissects Federal Budget

    Does President Obama's proposed budget contain enough concessions to obtain bipartisan support? Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), provides his views on the numbers.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

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

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Not Golden

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold tumbled more than $25, and Goldman says it's time to short. Nat gas prices rallied after an above average hurricane forecast--there's a 72 percent chance a major hurricane will hit the U.S.

  • Parsing President Obama's Budget Proposal

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the details in the president's 2014 budget proposal.

  • President Obama's 2014 Budget: Grow the Economy, Shrink the Deficit

    "Nothing shrinks deficits faster than a growing economy," said President Obama delivering remarks on the details contained in his $3.8 trillion budget proposal sent to Congress.

  • Thomas J. Donohue, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

    Wall Street regulations crafted after the financial crisis were written quickly during turbulent times and need to be changed, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told CNBC.

  • 2014 Budget Sent to Congress

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of President Obama's $3.8 trillion budget.

  • What's Inside the President's Budget?

    Jim Nussle, Growth Energy president & COO; and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow, provide a preview of what's likely inside President Obama's budget proposal, and discuss whether it may contain any surprises.

  • North Korea's Dangerous Show

    North Korea warned all foreigners to leave South Korea, saying they are at risk in the event of a conflict. Frank Gaffney, Center For Security Policy; Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist; and Vin Weber, Former Mitt Romney senior advisor, discuss.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Energy Report Preview

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson previews the U.S. Energy Department's weekly petroleum report and impact it may have on oil trading on Wednesday.

  • Monetarists at the Gate: Krugman Vs Austrian School

    New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has entered the tense debate on Thatcher's legacy and already drawn the ire of HSBC's chief economist.

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

  • The Lessons from Thatcher's Legacy

    Jonathan Portes, director of the NIESR and Tony Travers, visiting professor at the London School of Economics, discuss how Margaret Thatcher changed the British economy.

  • Did Thatcher Lead the Decline of British Industry?

    Peter Toogood, Investment Services Director at Old Broad Street Research, tells CNBC that the industrial sector in the UK was already in decline when Thatcher came to power.