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Congress Political Leaders

  • Rep. Wasserman: Americans 'Support' President's Proposal

    What was new in Pres. Obama's State of the Union address? Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-FL), weighs in. "It can't just be cuts only," she added.

  • Jack Lew Confirmation Preview

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Senate Finance Committee is about to convene for the confirmation of nominee Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary.

  • Lew's Confirmation Hearing Today

    The Senate Finance Committee will begin hearings on the nomination of Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary, reports Eamon Javers.

  • Will Jack Lew Get the Green Light?

    Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA), discusses the President's plan for his second term, and weighs in on the confirmation hearing of Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew.

  • President's Plan For Second Term

    President Obama looks to create momentum for immigration, jobs, the deficit, and climate change, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • State of the Union: Economic Plan Revealed

    Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-NJ); and Rep. John Delaney, (D-MD), discuss whether President Obama made the case to implement his economic plan with bipartisan support.

  • Detroit. Michigan

    Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, delivers speech on Wednesday to avoid losing much of his authority to a state takeover of the city's financial affairs.

  • Markets' Reaction to Obama's State of the Union

    "It's not going to have a big impact on the markets," said Len Blum, Westwood Capital, discussing key points from President Obama's speech last night.

  • Pres. Obama: The State of Our Union is Stronger

    CNBC's John Harwood provides highlights from the President's speech last night, reporting President Obama urged Congress to make government work for "many," and move beyond political differences.

  • Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio sought to put a softer face on Republicans' small-government agenda, accusing President Barack Obama of spreading blame for his own administration's shortcomings.

  • Marco Rubio's SOTU Rebuttal

    Rising GOP star Rep. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), will offer the first-ever Republican response to the State of the Union, with Vin Weber, Republican strategist, and Howard Dean, former Vermont governor.

  • 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.

  • US Army in Afghanistan

    President Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year.

  • What GOP Wants to Hear From Pres. Obama

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Sen. Johnny Isakson, (R-GA), about creating jobs in the private sector; and cutting spending; and avoiding sequestration.

  • Countdown to Obama's Speech

    What President Obama's might say in his State of the Union address tonight, with Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee Chairman, and Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D).

  • Tuesday's Market Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines; including Apple's Tim Cook's speech at the Goldman Technology Conference; a preview of President Obama's State of the Union speech tonight, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; and Coca-Cola's mixed fourth quarter results.

  • What CEOs Want to Hear From Pres. Obama

    Joe Echevarria, Deloitte CEO, discusses what Wall Street is expecting to hear from tonight's State of the Union speech.

  • Here's What Rep. Hoyer Hopes to Hear Tongiht

    Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), address President Obama's 2013 agenda; discusses sequester uncertainty and the tax tussle on Capitol Hill.

  • Rep Hensarling: FHA Nation's Largest 'Subprime' Lender

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-TX), provides a preview on the House hearing on the Federal Housing Administration, and weighs in on what he hopes to hear from President Obama in his annual State of the Union address.

  • State of the Union: Making an Economic Case

    Valerie Jarrett, White House advisor, discusses some of the major points in President Obama's State of the Union speech tonight, including plans to energize the economy and create jobs.