The war to win back the middle class is far more important to our future than any conflicts abroad. And President Obama seems to be the only realist in Washington, this professor says.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, outlines the differences between U.S. President Obama and the Republican-led Congress in issues like national security.
The former House majority leader says he's worried that President Obama will "inflame and conflict with" the new Republican Congress in his State of the Union speech.
For the best trade around the State of the Union, political and financial analysts recommend housing and basic economy-related stocks.
Obama has two goals: further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt the Democratic Party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
Larry Kudlow, CNBC's senior contributor, explains why middle-income wage earners will benefit from a cut in corporate taxes.
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.
There may not be a government shutdown looming but there are some serious fiscal battles coming in the months ahead, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO, discusses key priorities for 2015.
Possible GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio tells CNBC in a Web extra interview that if he were to run for the White House he believes he could win with a relevant message that would resonate.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), shares his thoughts on the deal made between the U.S. and Cuba.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), weighs in on reforming the current tax system and fast-tracking trade agreements.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), shares his thoughts on offering students free community college.
A closer look at the data from a study by Pew Research shows that the wealthy are not alone in their criticism of government handouts.
Washington has undermined confidence in the private sector for far too long, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells.
Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-Md.), weighs in on the challenges ahead as Congress prepares to tackle key issues such as tax reform, jobs, and the Keystone pipeline.
Gas prices may be at their lowest in five years but wait just a second before you go raising gas taxes, says Jake Novak.
Peter Orszag, Citigroup, shares his thoughts on Hillary Clinton's probable run in the 2016 election. I think she'd be a great president, says Orszag. And Dick Kovacevich, former Wells Fargo chairman & CEO, explains why he would pick Jeb Bush over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Obama must pursue growth through trade policy, while Republicans must deal with differences over immigration and fund Homeland Security, Eric Cantor tells CNBC.
Eric Cantor, Moelis & Company vice chair, shares his views on why Congress must find common ground and focus on a growth mandate.