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  • In Congress All Politics Getting Personal

    A flurry of activity in Washington this week has sparked trash talk among members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold at 3-Week High

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold closed at a 3-week high today, and oil was down more than $1 after yesterday's jump.

  • Kristin Davis: My Background is Finance

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Kristin Davis, NYC Comptroller candidate, about Spitzer's request for redemption, and her background in finance.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Inventories Down, Oil Up

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another huge decline in oil and gas inventories sent oil and gas higher on the day.

  • Smithfield CEO on the Hot Seat

    Smithfield Foods CEO Larry Pope is testifying before the Senate Agriculture Committee today over concerns about its sale to a Chinese meat producer. Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley (R), offers insight.

  • Media Moguls Wheel and Deal in Sun Valley

    The annual Allen & Company media and technology conference is underway in Idaho where high profile business and political leaders will meet to talk deals. Top on the list? Who will acquire Hulu, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Reached 1-Week High

    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.

  • Power Rundown: Largest & Fastest Yacht

    Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is running for New York Comptroller, and the world's largest yacht at 590 feet is now also the fastest. CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney, discuss.

  • Egypt Names New Prime Minister

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din, reports Egypt's interim President has named economist Hazem el-Beblawi as its new prime minister. Niall Ferguson, Harvard University Professor, discusses whether the U.S. should consider this a "military coup."

  • Red Apple CEO Eyes NYC Mayoral Race

    John Catsimatidis, Red Apple Group CEO, says his business and investing experience should convince voters he's the best candidate to replace current New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

  • How New Bill Aims to End Bailouts

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), provides his views on reforming home finance by introducing bipartisan legislation that will replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a privately capitalized system.

  • Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain.

    The corruption scandal surrounding Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy erupted once more on Tuesday, and one analyst warned that financial markets could be in for more pain.

  • Cairo Clashes Caught on Video

    The Egyptian military released video it claims proves troops were attacked during yesterday's deadly clashes with protestors, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.

  • Egypt Seeks Elections in Six Months

    Egypt's interim head of state is seeking a quick timetable for elections. But is it too quick? Yousef Gamal El-Din has more from Cairo.

  • Commodities Tomorrow:

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was fractionally lower and gold rebounded slightly, in spite of a strong dollar.

  • At Least 51 Protesters Killed in Cairo

    Violence erupted between soldiers and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Morsi. CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din has the details.

  • Cuban President Raúl Castro

    Cuban President Raul Castro called NSA leaker Edward Snowden a man persecuted for his ideals, while fallout from the revelations continued elsewhere in Latin America.

  • 'Another Violent Night in Egypt'

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports that 51 people were killed at a pro-Morsi rally near an army barracks in Egypt.

  • The government will be ready to open new online insurance exchanges, a provision of the president's health-care law, by Oct. 1, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park told CNBC.

  • Cairo Gunfight Leaves at Least 42 Dead

    More violence erupted between soldiers and supporters of ousted President Morsi, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.