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Congress Political Leaders

  • European stocks and the euro are tumbling on political uncertainty and a lackluster euro zone economic outlook, and strategists see the weakness continuing.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy address a press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin on February 4, 2013 after their meeting.

    Angela Merkel told Spain's Mariano Rajoy she had full confidence in his government's ability to push through reforms, brushing aside a growing corruption scandal.

  • Just Say 'No' to State Tax: Gov. Heineman

    Gov. Dave Heineman, (R-NE), discusses his state's plan to join seven other states that do not have income tax.

  • Will Stocks Take a Breather Today?

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomic Advisors; and Barry Knapp, Barclays, discuss whether the looming budget battle in Washington will put the current market rally on hold.

  • Portrait of King Richard III

    British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.

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    U.K. Chancellor George Osborne said on Monday that banks in Britain will have to separate retail banking from riskier investment banking activities.

  • Spain's Rajoy Denies Corruption Charges

    Silvia Wadhwa reports from Berlin on the political situation in Spain ahead of a meeting between Angela Merkel and Mariano Rajoy.

  • Legacy of Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died from congestive heart failure. TV Journalist Chuck Scarborough of WNBC New York; Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host and CNBC's Contributors Keith Boykin and James Pethokoukis, discuss Koch's NYC legacy.

  • White House's Krueger: Main Risk We Face Is Gridlock

    Alan Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman, discusses today's employment report, adding 157,000 new jobs in January, with the unemployment rate rising to 7.9 percent.

  • Former NYC Mayor Koch Dead at 88

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died at the age of 88. The combative politician is remembered for his tight fiscal policies which helped pull the city out of near-financial ruin, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • What's Holding Back Business Optimism?

    Kelly King, BB&T Corporation, explains how political uncertainty is impacting the way corporate leaders plan their strategies for the future.

  • Taking the Economy to the Next Level

    Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley; and Kelly King, BB&T Corporation, discuss the rally's recent run, and what needs to be done to get the economy back on track.

  • Hagel Nomination In Jeopardy?

    Former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel (R) was grilled today at the Senate Confirmation hearing. Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post author of "Right Turn," shares her opinions. "This is the worst performance I've seen in my lifetime," he says.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Finishes Strong

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil continued its steady climb today and could soon have an impact on American consumers, particularly since gas prices have jumped 10 cents/gallon in the last week..

  • Spanish Prime Miniister Mariano Rajoy (R) attends a Parliament session in Madrid. Anger over a long list of corruption scandals implicating bankers, politicians and even members of the royal family.

    Spain's ruling People's Party denied on Thursday that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other leaders received payments from a slush fund after a newspaper published what it said were secret party accounts.

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

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Futures Up 2%

    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.

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

  • Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain.

    Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy looks to have a tough year ahead as austerity bites, Catalonia bucks, and corruption lurks. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • The Future of Immigration Reform

    Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA); and Christopher Ruddy, Newsmax Media CEO, discuss whether the President's proposal will get through Congress.