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Congress Political Leaders

  • Hillary Clinton's popularity is booming and the majority of Americans say they would like to see her run for the White House in 2016. The Global Post reports.

  • The World's Most Powerful People in 2012: Forbes

    U.S. President Obama has topped the Forbes Power List for the second straight year. Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-In-Chief, Forbes says governments are too powerful, which doesn't bode well for the global economy.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Natural Gas Surging

    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.

  • President Obama Addresses CEOs on Fiscal Cliff

    "Nobody wants to get this done more than me," said President Obama, addressing a group of business leaders on his plans to find a solution to the looming fiscal cliff. "We can't cut our way to prosperity," he added.

  • Republican Leadership Addresses Fiscal Cliff Talks

    Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), and other GOP lawmakers, discuss their position on the fiscal cliff and the White House proposal.

  • Wednesday Market Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew, discuss the market moving stories of the day, including Freeport-McMoRan's $20 billion acquisition; and the latest numbers on jobs.

  • Markets Frozen Until 'Cliff' Deal Reached?

    "It's time for the moderates to step up on both sides," said Jeffrey Solomon, Cowen & Company CEO, explaining how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the markets, and why moderates need to band together to create acceptable solutions.

  • Fiscal Cliff Math Problem, Not Philosophical Problem: Rep. Hoyer

    Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), explains why both sides of the aisle will have to bend to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.

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

  • Oil Refining’s Fortunes Rise

    Should markets rally on a "fiscal cliff" resolution, traders should use the strength to sell oil, a veteran trader told CNBC.

  • Egypt Protesters at Presidential Palace

    Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marching on the Presidential Palace clash with police. NBC's Jim Maceda reports on what the protesters want and what happened. (1:41)

  • Governors' Fiscal  Face-Off

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with six governors to get their take on taxes and spending cuts, and former Gov. Gray Davis, (D-CA) and former Gov. James Gilmore, (R-VA), debate the best way to avert the looming "fiscal cliff."

  • Governors Meet With President Obama

    CNBC's John Harwood reports it's now the states' turn to meet with President Obama and Congressional leaders to talk about plans to avert the "fiscal cliff."

  • House GOP's Fiscal Cliff Counter-Offer

    House Republican leaders are making a counter-offer in the fiscal cliff talks, with Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Republican House Majority Whip from California.

  • Gov. Perry: 2016 Is a Long Time Away

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), shares his final thought on whether he is going to run in 2016. "I have a legislative session in front of me, and a state that is going to continue to lead the country," he says.

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner and President Barack Obama in 2012.

    Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said "fiscal cliff" uncertainty has already hurt 2013 business spending and said the failure to reach a resolution presents not only a near-term recession risk, but also the possibility of longer negative effects.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

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

  • Metals Outlook: ETF Action

    The start of new month brings new money into the metals market. CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at where retail investors are placing their bets.

  • Obama to Spearhead Southeast Asia Push

    President Obama and Democrats have "a mantra, but they don't have a plan," said former House Majority Leader Dick Armey.

  • Sen. Warner on the Gang of Eight's Role

    "This is the moral equivalent of war," said Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA) discussing how to find a path towards compromise on tax reform and entitlement cuts.