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Congress Political Leaders

  • President Obama to Tour New Jersey Storm Area

    The President will travel to New Jersey to view the storm damage area. CNBC's John Harwood reports on whether Sandy will impact the election.

  • Ahn Chul- soo, a 50- year-old technology entrepreneur and academic, is a stranger to the corridors of political power- but he has portrayed this as a virtue as he woos voters unhappy about social inequality and slowing economic growth.

  • Sandy's Impact on Delaware

    Gov. Jack Markell, (D-DE) talks about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the state of Delaware.

  • Silvio Berlusconi represents the country's darker side of Italy in a controversial new documentary

    As former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi threatened to withdraw crucial support for the country’s technocrat government - a move that could result in early elections — economists are questioning whether Berlusconi could destabilize the country’s economic reforms.

  • Hurricane Sandy Rocks the Vote

    CNBC's John Harwood reports how the hurricane may impact the presidential election.

  • Challenge in the House: Debt-Limit Vote

    Citigroup Global Banking Vice Chairman, Peter Orszag weighs in on what's fueling fiscal cliff fears; increasing the debt limit; and cutting payroll taxes.

  • Political Risks of Fiscal Cliff

    Lawrence Summers, Harvard University professor, shares some final thoughts on the economy and the upcoming presidential election.

  • Seeking Opportunity in Volatile Markets

    Pimco's Neel Kashkari discusses the likelihood America falls off the fiscal cliff and what investors can do to insulate themselves against a potential economic catastrophe.

  • How to Rise Above the Fiscal Cliff

    "If we don't do something about the fiscal cliff...we're looking at an overwhelming likelihood of serious recession, and we're looking at a real threat to national security," said Lawrence Summers, Harvard University professor, on what needs to be done to avoid falling off the fiscal cliff.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Expecting Higher Gas Demand Ahead of Storm

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • David Cameron

    British prime minister David Cameron is the latest European politician to be accused of leaking sensitive data after he promised “good news” for the U.K. economy would keep on coming, a day before the official release of growth statistics.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate, as corporate leaders urge Congress to use spending cuts and tax increases to reduce the nation's deficits.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Futures Plummet

    Natural gas futures plummet ahead of the US Energy Department's weekly storage report due out Thursday. CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look ahead to the next trading session.

  • Obama's Latest Campaign Ad

    President Obama is out with a new ad outlining his plan for the next 4 years, with Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary; Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post.

  • 'Mitt-Mentum' to Continue?

    According the polls, Mitt Romney's momentum in the presidential race continues, with Scott Rasmussen, founder and president of Rasmussen Reports.

  • 'Unpresidential' Cheap Shots

    Discussing Monday night's presidential debate, and the candidates¿ position on take-home pay, with Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary; Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post.

  • Obama: Sequester Will Not Happen

    Democrats were expected to use devastating defense budget cuts as leverage for a deal that would raise taxes on the rich. Did President Obama throw the program under the bus in last night's debate? Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), provides perspective.

  • Why Stocks Could Slide Post-Election

    Dissecting the day's market selloff, with the Fast Money traders and CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Bob Pisani; and CNBC's Gary Kaminsky says the market selloff was due to the election.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: US Oil Price Below $86

    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.