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Congress Political Leaders

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:15)

  • Benghazi Attack: Where Was Obama?

    Discussing what action President Obama's took following the Benghazi attack, with Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart editor-in-chief.

  • What's Hagel Hiding?

    Defense Secretary nominee Sen. Chuck Hagel is facing criticism for past comments he's made on Israel and Iran, with Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist. Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart editor-in-chief.

  • Gov. Christie's Online Gamble

    Lawmakers are expected to approve New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's amendments to existing legislation on Internet gaming, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • He's blond, opinionated, has a flair for publicity and is a bit of a comedian. However, Finnish politician Alex Stubb has taken up a trickier task than running London.

  • Comments from Japan's finance minister halt the yen's slide and strong retail sales lift the Swissie - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Bartz 'Frustrated' With Political Leaders

    "I'm so frustrated, I can't watch anymore," said Carol Bartz, former Yahoo! CEO, sharing her thoughts on Washington.

  • Eastwood: Washington in a 'Political Quagmire'

    Award-winning director and actor Clint Eastwood told CNBC it's "very disappointing" that American leaders "aren't stepping up."

  • Eastwood: How Can America Care If DC Doesn't?

    Award-winning director and actor Clint Eastwood told CNBC that Washington should follow the bipartisan lead of Simpson-Bowles.

  • Eastwood: Dismissed 'Invisible Obama' Controversy

    Clinton Eastwood tells Becky Quick about his decision to address "Invisible Obama" during the Republican convention. (1:54)

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:23)

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Strength in Brent Crude

    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.

  • Brennan's Chinese Connection

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports CIA nominee John Brennan worked for a corporation that courted both U.S. and China deals.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama told fellow Democrats on Thursday he is willing to agree to a "big deal" with Congress on spending cuts and tax reforms to end the fiscal uncertainty over the deficit.

  • Mario Monti

    Voters across Lombardy, the industrial heartland of Italy, which calls Milan its capital, may well decide the outcome of the election – and the fate of Mario Monti, Italy's technocratic prime minister now seeking a political mandate. The FT reports.

  • Ronald Reagan's Legacy

    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.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Snow's on the Way

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and says the market is keeping a close eye on natural gas supplies, which will be announced tomorrow..

  • Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee proposed a seven-month delay in looming automatic spending cuts that would be paid for by shrinking the federal workforce.

  • Obama Nominates Jewell For Interior Secretary

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama has nominated REI CEO Sally Jewell for Interior Secretary.

  • A deficit reduction package to preserve short term economic growth by delaying the most aggressive measures would a no-go for the markets, the private sector and politicians, business leaders told CNBC on Wednesday.