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There's nothing like losing two straight presidential elections to strike some end-of-life fear into a party and the usual "the other guys are irrelevant" talk from the opposing side.
Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital assesses where stocks stand as fiscal cliff talks go nowhere, and also offers strategies to playing the global market. "You don't have to just trade the S&P 500, Australia is up, the Japanese Yen is doing well, and even look at Hong Kong," he says.
The government has a "spending problem" and that needs to change, former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt told CNBC.
Retired Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel is reportedly on President Obama's short list for Secretary of Defense, with John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show Host.
There's yet another incident involving Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
Ambassador Susan Rice withdraws her name from consideration for Secretary of State, reports NBC's Danielle Leigh.
Gov. Tom Corbett, (R-PA), discusses his state's economic agenda and the fracking boom, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from Washington where Speaker Boehner is meeting President Obama; and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com; and Russ Reynolds, Batteries Plus, discuss the state of the negotiations and what it means for the U.S. economy.
Apple is still facing heat after iPhone parts orders tumbled to an 11-month low just as Dell is up over $13 a share on takeover rumors. Kenneth Heebner, Capital Growth Management, weighs in.
Marc Ginsberg, former US Ambassador, explains why Assad's firing SCUD missiles into rebel-held territory in his own country. It may not be long before he uses chemical weapons against his own people, he says. Syria has the largest stockpile of chemical weapons in the Middle East, outside of Iran.
After more than a decade of denials, disgraced U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong is coming clean, with NBC's Jay Gray. Michael Rosenberg, Sports Illustrated, and Andrew Stoltmann, attorney, weigh in.
Arthur Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, and Michael Ozanian, Forbes magazine, attempt to make sense of why the market had an up, then down, reaction to Ben Bernanke today.
Gov. Tom Corbett has a secret weapon when it comes to economic growth but now it's facing a serious challenge.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks back at the Dealbook "Opportunities for Tomorrow" conference in New York. Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein and JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon both encouraged the government to get its act together to move beyond the "fiscal cliff."
Universal background checks are expected to top the list of President's gun proposals, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
John Tamny, Forbes Opinions and RealClearMarkets, offers his opinion of the Fed chairman's latest move.
The House is voting right now to provide aid to victims of superstorm Sandy. CNBC's Eamon Javers has details.
A number of Senate Democrats are against a particular provision in Obamacare that will tax medical equipment. Igor Volsky, ThinkProgress, and Guy Benson, Townhall.com, discuss.
Jim Demint, former Senator (R-SC), tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow that people need to see that conservative ideas are working.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talks about the "fiscal cliff" negotiations and the differences between the White House and Congress. Hensarling also addresses what he believes is the real impact of Dodd-Frank and the regulatory burden it will place on banks.