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Congress Political Leaders

  • Taking the Economy to the Next Level

    Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley; and Kelly King, BB&T Corporation, discuss the rally's recent run, and what needs to be done to get the economy back on track.

  • Hagel Nomination In Jeopardy?

    Former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel (R) was grilled today at the Senate Confirmation hearing. Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post author of "Right Turn," shares her opinions. "This is the worst performance I've seen in my lifetime," he says.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Finishes Strong

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil continued its steady climb today and could soon have an impact on American consumers, particularly since gas prices have jumped 10 cents/gallon in the last week..

  • Spanish Prime Miniister Mariano Rajoy (R) attends a Parliament session in Madrid. Anger over a long list of corruption scandals implicating bankers, politicians and even members of the royal family.

    Spain's ruling People's Party denied on Thursday that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other leaders received payments from a slush fund after a newspaper published what it said were secret party accounts.

  • 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: Nat Gas Futures Up 2%

    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.

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

  • Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain.

    Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy looks to have a tough year ahead as austerity bites, Catalonia bucks, and corruption lurks. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • The Future of Immigration Reform

    Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA); and Christopher Ruddy, Newsmax Media CEO, discuss whether the President's proposal will get through Congress.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Crude Hits 4-Month High

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

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

  • Mark Carney on the Banking System

    Mark Carney, incoming governor of the Bank of England, says he did not see signs of complacency amongst policy makers but there is still work to be done on the banking system.

  • Refinery Closure Will Lead To Higher Pump Prices

    Hess announced it is closing its Port Redding, NJ, refinery by the end of the month. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains what the closure of this key refinery in New York Harbor -- responsible for about 7.5 percent of gasoline production on the Eastern seaboard -- will be mean for drivers in the Northeast.

  • Pres. Obama's Recess Appointment Backlash

    Sen. Mike Johanns, (R-NE), explains why he wants President Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB and CFPC to tender their resignations immediately.

  • Court Decision Deals Major Blow For Pres. Obama

    Peter Ferrara, The Heartland Institute, discusses the fallout from a court decision that ruled President Obama's NLRB recess appointment unconstitutional.

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

  • David Cameron

    Nick Clegg, leader of the junior party in Britain's ruling coalition, denounced David Cameron's pledge to hold a referendum on quitting the European Union, as polls on Sunday indicated the prime minister's move may gain him votes.

  • Silvio Berlusconi (L), Benito Mussolini (R).

    Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi triggered outrage from Italy's political left on Sunday with comments defending fascist wartime leader Benito Mussolini at a ceremony commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust.

  • Growing Signs of Europe Banking Turnaround

    The Financial Stability Board is expected to make proposals on how to regulate this dark area of the financial sector before the G20 autumn summit in Russia.

  • Christine Lagarde at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    International bankers and finance ministers warned on Saturday that Europe's crisis was not over even though the euro currency is now stabilized.