Congress Political Leaders

  • Greek protesters threw stones and firebombs at riot police who responded with tear gas in Athens on February 10 as clashes erupted on the sidelines of a protest against new austerity cuts.

    After appearing to be resolved, Greece's bailout is unraveling again. Renewed fears of a Greek default sparked a broad selloff in financial markets Friday.

  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM)

    Israel will bomb Iran and it’s increasingly likely to happen this year, according to Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura.

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    Greek political leaders said they had clinched a deal on economic reforms and spending cuts needed to secure a second bailout, but euro zone finance ministers demanded more measures and a parliamentary seal of approval before providing the aid.

  • Mario Monti

    The symbol of the new Italy, Prime Minister Mario Monti, is to meet with President Barack Obama. However, just like in 1992-1993, the window of opportunity in which he is operating will probably soon close if parties let domestic and self-interest considerations take over on a national imperative for permanent change.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Tops $99 a Barrel

    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.

  • President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    Two American brothers of a Mexican casino magnate who fled drug and fraud charges in the United States and has been seeking a pardon enabling him to return have emerged as major fund-raisers and donors for President Obama’s re-election campaign, The New York Times reports.

  • Gov. Walker on Recall Effort

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), defends his position on union reforms, and discusses whether a recall effort against him will embolden public unions to flex their muscles nationwide.

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    Pension fund managers worry they may have to register as lobbyists.

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    Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is stepping onto a prominent and politically charged stage, the New York Times reports.

  • United Nations, New York city

    As many observers had expected, Russia and China used their veto privileges to block the latest attempt by members of the United Nations Security Council to take concrete measures to stop the bloodshed in Syria.

  • Iranian navy conducts the "Velayat-90" naval wargames in the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran on January 1, 2012. Iran defiantly announced that it had tested a new missile and made an advance in its nuclear programme after the United States unleashed extra sanctions that sent its currency to a record low.

    A series of tit-for-tat statements between Iran and the European Union showed no signs of abating on Saturday, with the Iranian Oil Minister saying that oil exports “will certainly be cut to some European countries.”

  • Mitt Romney

    That great phrase was coined by the late Jack Kemp, who believed that growth and opportunity for all is the answer to poverty - Does Mitt Romney understand this?

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    The White House Bubelieves that big trends — like rising wages in developing countries, falling wages in America and a weaker dollar — have made moving work to or keeping work in the United States a much more viable option. The New York Times reports.

  • Member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

    An Iranian missile under construction, caught up in a mysterious blast in November, had a range of 6,000 miles, a senior Israeli official said Thursday in a speech outside Tel Aviv, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his endorsement of Mitt Romney for President, live from the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Las Vegas.

  • Mitt Romney

    The 2012 presidential campaign offers Republicans the opportunity for a robust debate on the roles of free markets and state intervention in defining the opportunities the economy offers Americans.

  • Vladamir Putin

    The Russia Forum, held in Moscow each February, brings together politicians and business leaders to discuss investing in this vast resource-rich country.

  • Mitt Romney

    During his presidential campaign in 2007, Republican candidate Mitt Romney promised that a trust overseeing his financial portfolio would shed any investments that conflicted with GOP positions toward Iran, China, stem cell research and other issues.

  • Romney Wins Florida in A Landslide

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the highlights from Florida's primary and the negative campaigning between candidates.

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    After hitting the highest level since the euro's creation, unemployment in the 17-member single currency area will show no signs of abating, adding to worries that a prolonged recession may be in the cards, analysts said.