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Congress Political Leaders

  • Downbeat retail sales slam the Australian dollar and a central banker's departure dents the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:15)

  • Lloyd Blankfein

    President Obama turned to corporate leaders as he tried to rally support for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • Deficit to Drop Below $1 Trillion

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the CBO say the U.S. budget deficit will drop below the $1 trillion mark for the first time since 2008.

  • Is it Too Late to Avoid Sequestration?

    Rep. Mac Thornberry, (R-TX), weighs in on the President's proposed plan to avoid sequester cuts. "If he talks about more tax increases then I think it's all a political sham," Rep. Thornberry added.

  • White House officials say President Obama will ask Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic budget cuts that are scheduled to kick in March 1.

  • Pres. Obama Meets With CEOs on Immigration

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with business and labor leader today to discuss his immigration plan.

  • French President Francois Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande urged the euro zone on Tuesday to set a mid-term target for its currency's exchange rate and to forge a jobs policy to fight voter disillusionment.

  • Rep. Cantor's Goal to Face Challenging Issues

    Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), provides a preview of a major policy speech he will deliver later today at the American Enterprise Institute that includes education reform, revitalizing America, and expanding the GOP message.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:12)

  • European stocks and the euro are tumbling on political uncertainty and a lackluster euro zone economic outlook, and strategists see the weakness continuing.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy address a press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin on February 4, 2013 after their meeting.

    Angela Merkel told Spain's Mariano Rajoy she had full confidence in his government's ability to push through reforms, brushing aside a growing corruption scandal.

  • Just Say 'No' to State Tax: Gov. Heineman

    Gov. Dave Heineman, (R-NE), discusses his state's plan to join seven other states that do not have income tax.

  • Will Stocks Take a Breather Today?

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors; and Barry Knapp, Barclays, discuss whether the looming budget battle in Washington will put the current market rally on hold.

  • Portrait of King Richard III

    British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.

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    U.K. Chancellor George Osborne said on Monday that banks in Britain will have to separate retail banking from riskier investment banking activities.

  • Spain's Rajoy Denies Corruption Charges

    Silvia Wadhwa reports from Berlin on the political situation in Spain ahead of a meeting between Angela Merkel and Mariano Rajoy.

  • Legacy of Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died from congestive heart failure. TV Journalist Chuck Scarborough of WNBC New York; Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host and CNBC's Contributors Keith Boykin and James Pethokoukis, discuss Koch's NYC legacy.

  • White House's Krueger: Main Risk We Face Is Gridlock

    Alan Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman, discusses today's employment report, adding 157,000 new jobs in January, with the unemployment rate rising to 7.9 percent.

  • Former NYC Mayor Koch Dead at 88

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died at the age of 88. The combative politician is remembered for his tight fiscal policies which helped pull the city out of near-financial ruin, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.