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Congress Political Leaders

  • We Need International Agreement on Tax: Uk's Osborne

    George Osborne, UK finance minister, tells CNBC the international tax rules have not kept pace with the changes in the world economy, they need to be updated but it can't be done in one country.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Hit Again

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses crude's climb on geopolitical concerns over Iran's nuclear program. And natural gas got hit after weekly inventories had less of a draw than expected. Silver also had a bad day.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:16)

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Reasons for Lower Prices

    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.

  • Santelli Wants to Know: Is Minimum Wage Necessary?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, about whether minimum wage has more to do with improving the economy or is it just a marketing campaign.

  • Zuckerberg 'Friends' New Jersey Governor

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is hosting a fundraiser for Republican Governor Chris Christie, who's bidding for a second term in November's election, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Senate: Jack Lew Questioned About Citi

    Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew answers questions about his business decisions while working at Citi. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman and Eamon Javers, weigh in on the Senate hearing. Also, Dan Bartlett, Hill+Knowlton Strategies president & CEO, discusses whether there will be "grandstanding" during today's Senate hearing, especially on the heels of President Obama's State of the Union speech last night.

  • Countdown to Sequestration

    Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY), comments on the GOP's response to President Obama's State of the Union address, and weighs in on the nation's debt limit dilemma.

  • Rep. Wasserman: Americans 'Support' President's Proposal

    What was new in Pres. Obama's State of the Union address? Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-FL), weighs in. "It can't just be cuts only," she added.

  • Jack Lew Confirmation Preview

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Senate Finance Committee is about to convene for the confirmation of nominee Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary.

  • Lew's Confirmation Hearing Today

    The Senate Finance Committee will begin hearings on the nomination of Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary, reports Eamon Javers.

  • Will Jack Lew Get the Green Light?

    Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA), discusses the President's plan for his second term, and weighs in on the confirmation hearing of Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew.

  • President's Plan For Second Term

    President Obama looks to create momentum for immigration, jobs, the deficit, and climate change, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • State of the Union: Economic Plan Revealed

    Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-NJ); and Rep. John Delaney, (D-MD), discuss whether President Obama made the case to implement his economic plan with bipartisan support.

  • Detroit. Michigan

    Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, delivers speech on Wednesday to avoid losing much of his authority to a state takeover of the city's financial affairs.

  • Markets' Reaction to Obama's State of the Union

    "It's not going to have a big impact on the markets," said Len Blum, Westwood Capital, discussing key points from President Obama's speech last night.

  • Pres. Obama: The State of Our Union is Stronger

    CNBC's John Harwood provides highlights from the President's speech last night, reporting President Obama urged Congress to make government work for "many," and move beyond political differences.

  • Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio sought to put a softer face on Republicans' small-government agenda, accusing President Barack Obama of spreading blame for his own administration's shortcomings.

  • Marco Rubio's SOTU Rebuttal

    Rising GOP star Rep. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), will offer the first-ever Republican response to the State of the Union, with Vin Weber, Republican strategist, and Howard Dean, former Vermont governor.

  • 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.