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Congress Political Leaders

  • Although Italy's Silvio Berlusconi is still safe in public office while a review of what would effectively be political exile takes place, his conviction for tax fraud is an "extremely destabilizing development" with significant implications for Italy's fragile coalition government, analysts said.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat gas down, oil up

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up again, but natural gas took a hit on big supply numbers. Gold was down at the close.

  • U.S embassies will close on August 4th

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that some U.S Embassies will close Sunday due to security considerations. The State department is not disclosing any numbers or locations.

  • Obama to nominate IRS head

    President Obama will nominate John Koskinen to be the next IRS Commissioner, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • The Langkofel Group in the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy

    In the midst of political turbulence, forthcoming elections, austerity and even a corruption scandal, Europe's leaders are set to take their annual vacation from the hurly-burly of political life.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Chinese PMI data

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Q2 GDP & the Fed

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Why do Italians like Silvio Berlusconi?

    Geoff Andrews, author of 'Not a Normal Country: Italy after Berlusconi', talks to CNBC about whether Silvio Berlusconi will ever leave Italian politics.

  • Commodities Tomorrow:

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities market. Crude finished the day down on concerns over tomorrow's Fed meeting. And natural gas prices hit their lowest level since March 1st.

  • More violence in Egypt

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the situation in Egypt and around Cairo remains tense.

  • Heading into another budget battle, more Americans say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts, an exclusive poll found.

  • The final verdict in Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial, expected on Tuesday, could see the billionaire politician and media mogul banned from holding public office for five years.

  • Weiner's wife under the microscope

    The return of Anthony Weiner's "sexting" scandal has put the spotlight on his wife Huma Abedin again. Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Jennifer Stefano, Americans for Prosperity; and John Fund, National Review, discuss.

  • Fed battle of the sexes

    Who might replace Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair? CNBC's John Harwood reports Janet Yellen would make the first female Chair. Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Jennifer Stefano, Americans for Prosperity; and John Fund, National Review, discuss.

  • German federal elections in September will finally "put to bed" the argument of austerity across Europe, John Studzinski, the senior managing director at Blackstone Group told CNBC.

  • Economists debate Mario Draghi's first year

    Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit and Peter Westaway, chief European economist at Vanguard Asset Management, discuss whether the ECB has done all it can to save the euro.

  • Is the Alternative for Germany party a threat?

    Annette Weisbach speaks to Bernd Lucke, co-founder of the Alternative for Germany, the party which is campaigning for Germany to leave the euro.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Traders sell nat gas on weather

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow:

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Speculating on Obama's speech

    Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) explains what he expects to hear from President Obama's economic speech today and what he really believes the President should say.