Elections Republicans

  • Welch: Who should lead MSFT? (Hint: It's not Mulally)

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, says that if they had any in-house candidates, the company would have announced it already. And he believes that while Alan Mulally is a great CEO, there's a better guy.

  • Welch: Govt's 'Get the bastards' mentality

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, discusses the reasons he believes the economy isn't growing as quickly as it should. It's the government's 'get the bastards' mentality that's strangling the economy, he says.

  • Welch: Impact of shutdown & the economy

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, says the economy has "micro pockets" of activity, like autos, that are very strong.

  • Welch: Obamacare hurts workforce

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, looks at Obamacare and discusses the impact on employers and the workforce.

  • Welch: Republicans the worst marketers

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, discusses the government shutdown and how the Republicans should have negotiated with the White House.

  • President Obama and House Republicans did not agree on an extension of the nation’s borrowing authority, but both sides agreed to keep talking.

  • Republicans have lost the debate: Expert

    Julian Epstein, democratic strategist at Law Media Group, expects the U.S. debt debate to get a six-week extension and negotiations to center around tax reform rather than Obamacare.

  • Investing in volatile times

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura and Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division, Emirates National Bank of Dubai discuss the impact of US debt crisis on markets and growth and suggest investment strategies to navigate the markets.

  • Consumer has to be terrified: Della Femina

    Jerry Della Femina, Della Femina Advertising, weighs in on the impact the shutdown is having on the economy and the consumer. The "only people suffering are the American people" he says.

  • Repealing Obamacare is 'fool's errand': Sen. McCain

    Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), weighs in on Harry Reid's comments, the ability to negotiate on the debt ceiling, and explains why he thinks repealing Obamacare is a "fool's errand."

  • McCain: More pressure on Republicans

    "There has been too much damage and harm inflicted on innocent people; we have to get the government open," says Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).

  • Meeting at the White House

    President Obama and House Republican leaders are meeting at the White House in hopes of resolving the government shutdown and debt ceiling. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • NBC News/ WSJ poll released new data

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest numbers from the NBC News/The Wall Street Journal poll. 63 percent say the failure to raise the debt limit could be a real and serious problem.

  • Stocks rally on hopes of DC deal

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest on a possible short-term deal in Washington offered by the GOP.

  • Let's just get a long-term deal done: Schumer

    Sen. Chuck Schumer, U.S. Senator, (D) New York says Republicans realize the importance of getting a deal done.

  • Fidelity sells short-term US debt

    The nation's largest money market mutual fund manager, Fidelity, sold t-bills due to pay interest at the end of the month. Andrew Burkly, Oppenheimer, and George Goncalves, Nomura, weigh in.

  • President Obama to meet with Senate and House

    President Obama is set to meet with Senate Democrats and House Republicans later today. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Shutdown: Obama calls for compromise

    Ed O'Keefe, congressional reporter at The Washington Post, says it's impossible to know what a deal between Democrats and Republicans would look like even after Obama signaled concessions could be made.

  • President won't negotiate under threat

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) says Democrats have been trying to negotiate on the budget since March. However, the President will not negotiate under the threat of default.

  • Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

    Leaders are counting on an economic meltdown to pull Republicans into line, but a broad section of the party says a default poses little threat.