Congress Political Leaders

  • Nouriel Roubini

    Italy may need to exit the euro zone and revert to its own national currency to resolve its debt crisis, thereby forcing the break-up of the euro zone, Nouriel Roubini wrote in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday.

  • Is Obama Playing Pipeline Politics?

    Was President Obama's decision to delay the Keystone XL pipeline politically motivated? Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute president & CEO, weighs in.

  • Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse.

  • Rick Santorum

    We must work with Israel to determine the proper military response needed to stabilize the region, protect our allies and protect this country – if that includes targeted airstrikes on Iranian nuclear facilities, then I am prepared to authorize that action.

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    Shame on the Republican candidates for president. Shame on them for showing up at debate specifically targeting the U.S. economy with not one credible, rational, even reputable notion of what to do about the nation's housing mess.

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    Doomsday talk about Europe has been everywhere, but the euro keeps hanging in. Here's one strategist's reason why.

  • Lucas Papademos

    Lucas Papademos might have been hoping to gently ease into retirement after close to four decades as an economist and central banker.

  • David Walker Not to Run for Senate

    Clearly Romney is the favorite for the Republican nomination, says David Walker, Comeback America Initiative founder/president/CEO, who adds that Romney's plans for taxes is more reflective of political reality. Walker also discusses why he will not run for Senate in Connecticut.

  • Rick Perry on Today Show

    Texas Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry appears on the Today show to discuss his performance on last night's debate.

  • Danger Underground

    There are 2.5 million miles of pipelines criss-crossing our country, and the age of some of those pipelines is raising concern. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at what happens when pipelines fail, and what is being done to prevent disasters.

  • Levees on the Brink

    The American Society of Civil Engineers rates our nation's 100,000 miles of levees with a grade of a D-. So what area of the country is most at risk for a levee failure?

  • The I-35W Bridge Collapse

    The Minneapolis Bridge Collapse in 2007 was a real awakening when it comes to the state of our infrastructure. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera meets with one family that experienced that awaking first hand.

  • State of Our Nation's Bridges

    America's infrastructure crisis stretches coast to coast. One of the worst problems facing the country -- the state of our nation's bridges.

  • State of Our Nation's Bridges

    America's infrastructure crisis stretches coast to coast. One of the worst problems facing the country -- the state of our nation's bridges.

  • College & the Candidates

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on what the students had to say about tonight's GOP debate.

  • Rick Perry Intrade chart during CNBC GOP Debate

    Texas governor Rick Perry may have made a fatal gaffe at the Republican presidential debate Wednesday night.

  • Housing Crisis Caused by Regulations?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Mitt Romney about the housing crisis. Romney says the housing problem was caused by government interference, and Gov. Rick Perry says regulations caused the problem. Also, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich weighs in on Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.

  • Ron Paul on Taxes & the Fed

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asks Rep. Ron Paul about his tax plan. He says it's not a tax issue, it's a spending issue, and the price-fixing of interest rates by the Fed is ripping off people on fixed income.

  • Corporate Profits vs. Job Creation

    Do public companies have a responsibility to create jobs or make money, asks CNBC's Jim Cramer of Mitt Romney, who says you can have both.

  • Candidates on Occupy Wall Street

    Should government do something to address growing inequalities? "I want to be the President of the 99%. I also want to be the President of the 1%," says Jon Huntsman.