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Debating whether Friday's better-than-expected jobs report increases President Obama's prospects for another White House term, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Bernard Whitman, Whitman Insight Strategies; and Mark Simone, WABC radio talk show host.
With an improving economy, why is the Fed keeping interest rates ultra-low until 2014? Randy Kroszner, fmr Federal Reserve Governor, weighs in.
Discussing the rally in stocks, and how to invest in this market, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Phil Orlando, Federated Investors; Jim Iuorio, Director; TJM Institutional Services; and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.
Will the better-than-expected jobs numbers be enough to turn the economy around? Robert Reich, fmr Labor Secretary, and Hermain Cain, fmr Presidential candidate, discuss.
The House passes a bill to freeze federal pay, but does it go far enough? Discussing what Congress needs to do to grow the economy, with Rep. Bill Pascrell, (D-NJ), and Rep. Tom Price, (R-GA).
Some exit polls indicate as many as 4 in 10 Republican voters want someone else at the top of the GOP ticket. So, will Mitt Romney be bullish for business? Bob Lutz, fmr. GM vice chairman, weighs in.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs and Jon Fortt, report Facebook has filed papers with the SEC for a Q2 IPO. Also, Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta announced today, the U.S. will shift it's strategy in Afghanistan; at lease 70 people were killed at a soccer match turned violent in Egypt; and American Airlines is looking to cut 13,000 jobs.
Debating whether the President's refinancing plan will help homeowners and boost the economy, or place a tax burden on banks and stall the recovery, with Henry Cisneros, fmr. HUD Secretary, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
Debating whether the so-called "Buffett" tax is unfairly aimed at millionaires, with Robert Reich, fmr. Labor Secretary, and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, (R-TX).
Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Thomas Lee, JP Morgan; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss U.S. economic growth; Wednesday's rally; and how to invest in this market.
Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, discusses Mitt Romney's plans to get tough on spending cuts and attract Tea Party supporters. Also, discussing the heated & competitive race between Romney and Gingrich, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-in-chief; Tad Devine, Devine Mulvey partner; and Mark McKinnon, Hill & Knowlton, vice chairman.
Discussing whether a Romney win will mark the beginning of the end for the GOP nomination, with Robert Shrum, Democratic strategist; Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman. Also, Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) weighs in on the likely winner in Florida's primary, saying " if you win Florida, I think you are going to be the nominee."
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL) discusses the Sunshine State's GOP primary. "Florida is a microcosm for the rest of the country, and whoever wins decisively here, will do well in the general election." He also weighs in on regulatory reform; jobs and economic empowerment; and what the Republican party needs to do to reach out to the Hispanic community.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports Facebook is preparing to file a $5B IPO on Wednesday morning; Amazon reports its Kindle Fire sales nearly tripled; and the IRS says refunds for returns filed before January 26th may be delayed due to a computer glitch.
Will the dollar rebound on a Romney win in Florida? Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, discuss recent weak economic reports, and whether the recovery is here to stay.
Is a bipartisan solution to the federal debt crisis possible? Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), and Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-KS), discuss an updated CBO report that estimates the US deficit for 2012 at $1.1 trillion.
The House is set to vote on a new bill that will freeze all Federal pay for another year. Debating whether Congress should give government employees a raise in a weak economy, with Rep. Charlie Rangel, (D-NY), and Rep. Sean Duffy, (R- WI).
Debating which GOP candidate has the better tax plan, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research, and Arthur Laffer, Laffer Investments.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on Florida's GOP primary, as some polls have already closed.
Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), and GOP presidential candidate, discusses why the U.S. dollar needs to be backed by gold, saying "if we had a gold standard, you couldn't spend", referring to out of control government spending, and its impact on the U.S. economy.