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Congress Political Leaders

  • Fiscal Cliff Face-Off This Week

    Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president, talks about whether compromise in Washington will avert going over the "cliff" deadline.

  • AutoNation CEO on the Road to Fiscal Responsibility

    "If we go over the fiscal cliff there is no question in my mind we will have a recession," said Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, explaining how the threat of the nation's looming deficit problem will impact his company and the U.S. economy.

  • No 'Frantic' Fear Trade, VIX Under 20: Expert

    Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, provide their top trades, as the markets await a clear solution to the fiscal cliff problem. "I still would take some risk off the table," added Joy.

  • China's New Leadership Challenges

    "They have to do major reforms to keep on going, they can't keep kicking the can down the road, " said James McGregor, APCO China senior counselor, discussing whether the change in China's leadership will impact the way it deals with the United States.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate, including President Obama's meetings this week with labor, business, and civic leaders.

  • Washington's Campaign to Fix the Debt

    Can both sides of the aisle come together to get a deal on the debt? Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-PA), and former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), weigh in on the looming fiscal cliff.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Up, Traders Still Wary

    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.

  • Norquist Pushes Back on Tax Increase

    Grover Norquist, Americans For Tax Reform president, explains why he is not willing to accept higher tax revenues as part of a deficit cutting deal.

  • China's Transfer of Power

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports China's communist party is gathering to select new leaders; a transition that takes place only once a decade.

  • China's Transfer of Power

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on China's selection of new leaders to meet public calls for better government and give the economy a boost.

  • Much Is at Stake In China's Leadership Transition: Pro

    Xenia Dormandy, senior fellow at Chatham House, explains to CNBC that the transition in Chinese leadership holds just as much significance for the rest of the world as the recent U.S. election.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    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.

  • Pickens: Market Thought Romney Would Win

    Discussing elections, energy dependence and the fiscal cliff, with T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management founder. "I think the market thought Romney was going to win -- don't give up, just manage it and go forward" he says.

  • Dissecting Speaker Boehner's Remarks

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports House Speak Rep. John Boehner is signaling he is willing to accept more revenues if combined with tax reform.

  • House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff

    House Speaker Representative John Boehner remarks on the challenges in the weeks ahead to fix the fiscal cliff. "House Republicans are ready to work with President Obama," he says.

  • Building Bipartisanship on Fiscal Issues

    Mitt Romney referenced bipartisanship in his concession speech. Steve Rattner, Former Obama Administration Auto Industry Advisor, discusses the compromise each party has to make to avoid the fiscal cliff.

  • New Focus For the Markets

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman discuss what the markets want to see happen after President Obama's re-election win.

  • Getting a Deal on Debt

    Don Peebles, CEO & Chairman of The Peebles Corporation, discusses President Obama's second-term win, and what it means for the fiscal cliff, taxes and small business, with Roger Altman, Chairman & Founder of Evercore Partners, and David Walker, Founder, President & CEO of Comeback America Initiative.

  • Rising Above the Fiscal Cliff

    Roger Altman, Chairman & Founder of Evercore Partners, and David Walker, Founder, President & CEO of Comeback America Initiative, discuss the market's likely reaction to Obama's win, and gathering bipartisan support in Congress.