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The State Department gave the Keystone Pipeline a major boost today, and the Department of Homeland Security released 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Ari Melber, Nation Magazine and Andrew McCarthy, Former Federal Prosecutor, provide perspective.
The Dow posted its third largest close ever today, and the major averages all closed in positive territory. Jim LaCamp, MacroPortfolio Wealth Management, offers insight.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama warned the pain from the sequester would be real; Eamon Javers offers insight on how the cuts will impact Frederick City, Maryland; and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute and CNBC Contributor Robert Reich, weigh in.
Robyn O'Brien, Allergykids Foundation founder, says the First Lady's initiative is a step in the right direction, but we need all hands on deck.
Venezuela's vice president says Chavez is fighting for his life as he undergoes treatment at a hospital in Caracas.
President Obama said the sequester will be a big hit on the economy. James Carville, Democratic strategist, weighs in.
Richard Karlgaard, Forbes publisher, says Wal-Mart's sales problem is America's.
The Dow is up for the third straight month. Ross Kaminsky, Heartland Institute senior fellow; Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide; and Jimmy Williams, MSNBC contributor.
What will the sequester do to the economy? Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Jimmy Williams, MSNBC contributor.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC that he expects the across-the-board spending cuts known as the "sequester" take effect after Friday's deadline.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law legalizing Internet betting yesterday, with Tom Ballance, Borgata Hotel.
The latest on the sequester, with Richard Socarides strategist, and Dick Morris, former Clinton advisor.
Michele Flournoy, Board of Directors at the Pentagon, explains how to cut defense the right way.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has an update on LinkedIn's blowout earnings. Meanwhile stocks pare losses, with Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine, and Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group.
The Republicans are less likely to give in to President Obama's demands to raise taxes, with Robert Costa, National Review; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities; and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute.
Nine years after former President Ronald Reagan's death, his legacy lives on. Craig Shirley, Shirley & Bannister Public Affairs president and a Reagan scholar and author, discusses what Reagan is most remembered for. "The most important thing to Reagan was that the power belonged to the individual, not the state," says Shirley.
In an interview with an Egyptian newspaper, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran is "already a nuclear state," and that Iran has no intention of launching an attack on Israel. Danielle Pletka, American Enterprise Institute, offers insight.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) discusses budget cuts and the impact it could have on the U.S. economy; and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and David Avella, GoPac, share their opinions.