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February 16th, 2014
10:43 AM ET

Is it time to raise the minimum wage?

Businessman Steve Forbes and Austan Goolsbee, former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers weigh in on the economy.

Filed under: Austan Goolsbee • Economy • Minimum wage • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Steve Forbes
February 10th, 2013
12:48 PM ET

Sen. King: Building SOTU expecatations

Freshman Independent Sen. Angus King says strong leaders, like the president, must compromise to continue recovery.

Filed under: Angus King • Bipartisanship • Economy • Newsmakers • Senate • State of the Union
December 30th, 2012
05:02 PM ET

Sen. Barrasso: "a monumental failure of presidential leadership"

Lawmakers discuss status of debt deal negotiations. Sen. Barrasso calls negotiations a "monumental failure of presidential leadership".

December 9th, 2012
12:50 PM ET

Reps. Blackburn and Cole on fiscal cliff

Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R- TN) and Tom Cole (R-OK) on what Republicans should do to make a deal on the fiscal cliff.

Filed under: Economy • fiscal cliff • Marsha Blackburn • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Tom Cole
December 9th, 2012
12:45 PM ET

The fiscal cliff and the cost of doing nothing

State of the Union's reporter panel takes a look at the fiscal cliff negotiations and the cost of doing nothing.

Filed under: Economy • fiscal cliff • State of the Union
December 9th, 2012
12:43 PM ET

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde: 'zero' U.S. growth without a deal

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says lawmakers should comprise to avert a recession.

Filed under: Christine Lagarde • Economy • fiscal cliff • Newsmakers • State of the Union
July 29th, 2012
10:03 AM ET

Campaigning with a slumping economy

Sen. Dick Durbin assistant Majority Leader on how the economy will affect the 2012 presidential campaign.

Filed under: 2012 • Dick Durbin • Economy • Newsmakers • State of the Union
July 15th, 2012
10:20 AM ET

Governors, peering over 'fiscal cliff,' place blame differently

(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.


Filed under: 2012 • Bob McDonnell • Deval Patrick • Economy
SOTU Sneak Peek
July 11th, 2012
05:57 PM ET

SOTU Sneak Peek

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.

July 8th, 2012
11:28 AM ET

How can the economy be fixed?

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.

Filed under: Economy • State of the Union
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