Congress Political Leaders

  • A Thaw in Fiscal Freeze?

    Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) discusses compromise efforts between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill in an effort to find a solution to the "fiscal cliff."

  • Prince

    The Clinton tax rates create a much better basis for tax reform because it benefits more Americans, says Tony Fratto.

  • Daley: We've Got to Get Growth

    "We've got to get growth in our economy," says Former Obama Chief of Staff Bill Daley, in discussing the fiscal cliff talks.

  • Time to Buy Italian Assets

    Ian Harnett, Managing Director at Absolute Strategy Research and Moorad Choudhry, Treasurer, Corporate Banking Division, Royal Bank of Scotland tell CNBC political uncertainty is leading to cheap assets in Italy

  • Finding a Path Towards Compromise

    Digging into the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, and what the impact could be for the U.S. economy if a compromise is not reached by years end, with Republican Policy Committee chairman Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming.

  • Sen. Warner: Optimistic We'll Get A Deal

    A closer look at the U.S. economy, and optimism regarding the negotiations in Washington to avert the 'fiscal cliff,' with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). "It's almost un-American that we're not going to be able to step up and get [a deal] done," he says.

  • Fighting Back Fiscal Cliff Stalemate

    Discussing the state of the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI).

  • Finding Common Ground on the 'Cliff'

    Where Washington stands on a fiscal cliff deal, with Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND). As long as we stay on revenues, and don't talk about entitlements, says Corker, we're never going to get to the right place.

  • Norquist: Fiscal Cliff Is a Made-Up Deadline

    "No one should sign a bad deal because of an imaginary deadline," explains Grover Norquist, American For Tax Reform president.

  • Sen. Johnson on Government, Business & the Fiscal Cliff

    Should holiday vacations be allowed if a deal to avert the fiscal cliff hasn't yet been put in place? Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), weighs in. "If you want to get this economy going, and I think you could get it going, reduce the federal government's influence on business people's lives and on American's lives, " he explains.

  • Hensarling: I Give President 'A' For Honesty, 'F' For Effort

    America is facing a debt crisis, and it is spending driven, says Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R.-Texas), in sharing his opinions of President Obama's handling of the fiscal cliff negotiations.

  • Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR)

    "Raising taxes is always bad for the economy," Americans For Tax Reform President Grover Norquist told CNBC.

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

  • Fratto: No One Has Seen Long-Term Entitlement Plan

    Measuring Washington's progress on the "fiscal cliff," with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, and Jared Bernstein, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.

  • Should CY Leung be Impeached?

    Claudia Mo, Civic Party Legislator and Holden Chow, Chairman of Young Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) discuss C.Y. Leung's illegal structures at his home.

  • GOP 2012: What Went Wrong?

    Former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), weighs in on how Republicans went from huge victories is 2010 to defeat in the 2012 elections.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Near?

    Rep. Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), weighs in on whether they are optimistic a "cliff" solution is in the works.

  • The euro rose against the dollar Monday as comments made by Italy's prime minister allayed fears about the country's outlook.

  • As the 'Cliff' Turns... Latest Developments

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama took his message on the "fiscal cliff" to Michigan today; and Rep. Tom Cole, (R-OK), explains why some Republicans may be willing to accept tax increases, but only if there are significant spending cuts on the other side of the equation.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Selloff

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the factors behind today's natural gas sell off.