Congress Political Leaders

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    A quickly assembled panel on Thursday's Supreme Court decision upholding the healthcare reform law quickly reached a consensus: The court rightly determined that the individual mandate was a tax despite the Obama administration's insistence that it was not such thing.

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    One speaker  presented his big idea: abandoning our enthusiasm for universal suffrage. Here are the details.

  • President Obama Remarks on Supreme Court Ruling

    "Whatever the politics, today's decision was a victory for people all over this country," says President Obama.

  • Mitt Romney: 'We Must Replace Obamacare'

    "Our mission is clear, if we want to get rid of Obamacare, we're going to have to replace President Obama", says Mitt Romney responding to the Supreme Court's decision on the "Affordable Care Act".

  • Sen. Paul: 'It's a Bone-Headed Decision'

    "The Court has over-stepped the Constitution. This is fighting words for us," says Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), weighing in on his disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision on President Obama's health care reform bill. "Wait until you see the reaction from the Tea Party," he adds.

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    Euro zone policymakers have a small window of opportunity to save the disintegrating bloc and an orderly Greece exit could save the currency union from total collapse, Gina Sanchez, Director of Equity and Asset Allocation Strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC Wednesday.

  • President Obama Picks Up Swing States Support: Report

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the details of a recent NBC-WSJ poll that shows President Obama maintains a small national lead of 47% to 44% over rival Mitt Romney, but the difference remains within the survey's margin of error.

  • Money in Motion: Trading the EU Summit

    The energy sector has fallen over 6 percent in the past week, with the FMHR traders; and George Davis of RBC Capital Markets, discusses the direction of the euro.

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    It wasn't a laugh a minute, but it was 10 per hour during the Supreme Court arguments over President Obama's health care reform, according to a  new study, The New York Times reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    According to a new poll from Spectrem Group, a majority of millionaire voters are likely to go for Mitt Romney. But it wasn't taxes that swayed them.

  • Cantor on the Health of Job Creation

    There's clearly a consensus in the House that Obamacare was a mistake and we need to repeal the law, says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discussing the pending Supreme Court decision on health care; and addressing the "serious" deficit problem facing the nation and the best way to create jobs.

  • The unresolved euro zone crisis, slowing growth prospects and currency depreciations have created a risk-off environment that makes investors think twice about emerging markets, Pablo Goldberg, Global Head of Emerging Markets Research at HSBC told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.

  • The Politics of Obama's Health Care Law

    Will the Supreme Court rule against the Affordable Care Act? Ben White, POLITICO Wall Street correspondent, weighs in on the political implications of the high court's ruling.

  • Egypt: End Peace With Israel?

    Radical Islamist Mohammed Morsi won Egypt's first election since Mubarak, and now he says he wants to "re-think" peace with Israel. Radio talk show host John Batchelor, offers insight.

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    The European Union would gain far-reaching powers to rewrite national budgets for eurozone countries that breach debt and deficit rules under proposals likely to be discussed at a summit this week, according to a draft report seen by the Financial Times.

  • Senator Rubio: Immigration, Politics & US Economy

    Senator Marco Rubio, (R-FLA) discusses his new book, "An American Son," and the Supreme Court's ruling on the Arizona Immigration Law. "The ideal scenario is for the federal government to finally do its job, secure the border, have an electronic verification system in place, and modernize our legal immigration system so it reflects the 21st Century needs of our country," says Rubio.

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    Spain formally requested European funds to help bail out its struggling banks, the economy minister said on Monday in a statement.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A preview of the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including a look at a possible verdict today from the Supreme Court on President Obama's health care law.

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    There is a larger measure of agreement on solving the euro zone debt crisis, as everybody understands the seriousness of the situation, the IMF's first deputy managing director tells CNBC at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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    Oil fell to its lowest levels in a year and a half on Thursday, the outlook for oil remains weak and sanctions imposed on Iran are likely to make matters worse, Dan Yergin, co-founder and chairman of energy research consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) told CNBC.