Congress Political Leaders

  • ‘Good Recession’ to Boost UK—But Not Until Next Year

    The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it had looked at ways of getting a deal on the European Union's next long-term budget without British consent so as to prevent Prime Minister David Cameron from vetoing the package.

  • Lloyd Blankfein

    The U.S. economic environment is "very good" and the stock market's rally to multi-year highs has more room to go, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein said on CNBC.

  • Good news from Germany lifts the euro and Japan rejects currency-manipulation talk - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: All About Pipelines

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and says the rebound in WTI was driven by a pipeline bottleneck and refinery issues.

  • President Obama with Mary Jo White and Richard Cordray.

    President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

  • House to Senate: Debt Tag, You're It

    Sen. Robert Casey, (D-PA), discuss how the Senate Democrats plan to move ahead on the debt ceiling debate.

  • David Cameron

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron made the case for a free trade agreement between the United States and Europe in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, arguing in favor of the expansion of free trade as his country increasingly distances itself from the EU.

  •  Investors Should Be Excited About Egypt: PM

    Hesham Mohamed Qandil, the prime minister of Egypt, tells CNBC that Egypt has a clear political path and they have started engaging in domestic economic reform.

  • Ireland's PM: Bailout Conditions 'Unfair'

    Enda Kenny, Ireland's Prime Minister, tells CNBC that Ireland did not get the same deal as Greece when it applied for a bailout and the mechanisms that are now available should be applied to Ireland.

  • Ireland's PM Opens European Markets

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened down.

  • Swedish PM: Cameron Is Taking Initiative On Europe

    Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister, tells CNBC he believes UK Prime Minister, David Cameron was taking initiative by calling a referendum and fighting to stay inside the European Union.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Interest in Pipelines

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at the market's developing interest in pipelines across the U.S.

  • A CSX. Corp locomotive engine.

    Transporting cars and trucks is not expected to be the "engine it was last year" for CSX, CEO Michael Ward says.

  • House to Vote on Debt Limit

    CNBC' John Harwood explains why there could be a vote to extend the debt limit today. Rep. Aaron Schock, (R-IL), discusses the GOP's plan to limit the debt and force the Senate to submit a budget.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responds vehemently to Sen. Ron Johnson's (R-WI) allegation that the State Department misled the American public on the embassy attack in Libya. (1:03)

  • Entitlement Reform Tops Budget Talks

    Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, (D-TN), discusses the ongoing battle to solve the government's spending problem, as politicians gather on Capitol Hill to discuss the nation's budget.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:18)

  • Obama's Inaugural Strategy

    Debating whether Obama's remarks yesterday were actually intended to drive a wedge into the Republican Party. Mark Hannah, former campaign aide for John Kerry & Barack Obama; Kevin Madden, GOP strategist; and Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review, discuss motives behind the President's speech.

  • House: Balance the Budget in 10 Years

    House Republicans propose a measure that includes a balanced budget requirement within 10 years. What's the likelihood of it going anywhere, With Robert Costa, National Review. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) discuss.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Nears $100

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets as oil hits a four-month high. And Nebraska's governor approves a new route for the Keystone pipeline.