Businessman Steve Forbes and Austan Goolsbee, former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers weigh in on the economy.
Freshman Independent Sen. Angus King says strong leaders, like the president, must compromise to continue recovery.
Lawmakers discuss status of debt deal negotiations. Sen. Barrasso calls negotiations a "monumental failure of presidential leadership".
Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R- TN) and Tom Cole (R-OK) on what Republicans should do to make a deal on the fiscal cliff.
State of the Union's reporter panel takes a look at the fiscal cliff negotiations and the cost of doing nothing.
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says lawmakers should comprise to avert a recession.
Sen. Dick Durbin assistant Majority Leader on how the economy will affect the 2012 presidential campaign.
(CNN) – Two high-profile governors had vastly different assessments Sunday of who was to blame for the massive cuts to defense spending that are slated to go into effect at the beginning of next year.
The so-called "fiscal cliff," which would force the Pentagon to cut $500 billion from its budgets over the next decade, came about after congressional negotiators failed to agree on a deficit-reduction plan last fall. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, blamed the potential cuts on the White House, while Gov. Deval Patrick, Democrat of Massachusetts, said Republicans in Congress were to blame.FULL STORY
There is no shortage of stories dominating the news this week, but what will be leading the headlines on Sunday morning? These are some of the stories we are looking at this week.
NAACP Convention Speakers: Vice President Joe Biden and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney are keynote speakers at the 103rd annual convention for the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Creating jobs and stabilizing the economy is the driving force in this presidential election cycle. With national unemployment at 8.2% and African-American unemployment going up from 13.6% to 14.4% in June, Black voters are looking for a leader who can help create jobs in their community. “This is an important election year and communities of color will play a huge role in deciding the outcome in any number of races across the country,” said NAACP President Ben Jealous.
Former CBO director Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Mark Zandi, Chief Economist for Moody's Analytics, and CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash, on last month's so-so jobs report, and what can be done to fix the economy.