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Congress Political Leaders

  • 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.

  • Republican governors are moving to cut income taxes, including proposals that would increase reliance on state sales taxes, setting up ambitious experiments in tax reform that could shape what is possible on a national level.

  • ‘Good Recession’ to Boost UK—But Not Until Next Year

    The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it had looked at ways of getting a deal on the European Union's next long-term budget without British consent so as to prevent Prime Minister David Cameron from vetoing the package.

  • Lloyd Blankfein

    The U.S. economic environment is "very good" and the stock market's rally to multi-year highs has more room to go, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein said on CNBC.

  • Good news from Germany lifts the euro and Japan rejects currency-manipulation talk - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: All About Pipelines

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and says the rebound in WTI was driven by a pipeline bottleneck and refinery issues.

  • President Obama with Mary Jo White and Richard Cordray.

    President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

  • House to Senate: Debt Tag, You're It

    Sen. Robert Casey, (D-PA), discuss how the Senate Democrats plan to move ahead on the debt ceiling debate.

  • David Cameron

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron made the case for a free trade agreement between the United States and Europe in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, arguing in favor of the expansion of free trade as his country increasingly distances itself from the EU.

  •  Investors Should Be Excited About Egypt: PM

    Hesham Mohamed Qandil, the prime minister of Egypt, tells CNBC that Egypt has a clear political path and they have started engaging in domestic economic reform.

  • Ireland's PM: Bailout Conditions 'Unfair'

    Enda Kenny, Ireland's Prime Minister, tells CNBC that Ireland did not get the same deal as Greece when it applied for a bailout and the mechanisms that are now available should be applied to Ireland.

  • Ireland's PM Opens European Markets

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open where stocks have opened down.