Lou Dobbs has joined up with Fox Business News, the network announced Wednesday, exactly one year after the anchor left his former employer, CNN.
HLN's Joy Behar discusses a report accusing Lou Dobbs of hiring undocumented laborers to work on his N.J. estate.
Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs said Thursday said neither he nor his companies have ever hired illegal immigrants and it was not his responsibility to check their papers.
Lou Dobbs is apparently larger than life, which is pretty much just the way he wants it.
In this past week of very important news -- when the president presided over the memorial service for the slain soldiers of Fort Hood and departed on his first Asia trip, and the attorney general made the controversial decision to treat the mastermind terrorist of 9/11 as a criminal to be tried in a Manhattan civilian courtroom -- the story of the departure of longtime CNN anchor Lou Dobbs still jumped out.
Longtime CNN anchor Lou Dobbs announces that he will be leaving the network.
A new weekday political program hosted by CNN correspondent John King will replace Lou Dobbs, who announced his departure from the network on his show Wednesday night.
CNN's Lou Dobbs stepped down from his controversial role as an advocacy anchor at the network at the end of his show Wednesday night, saying he plans to seek a more activist role.
CNN's Lou Dobbs announced Wednesday night on his show that he is leaving the network. Here is a transcript of those remarks.
A gunshot struck the home of CNN anchor Lou Dobbs this month, and police in New Jersey are trying to determine whether the bullet was fired intentionally or was a stray.
D.L. Hughley talks with Frank Schaeffer, author of "Crazy for God," about religion and politics and how they intermix.
America is a less Christian nation than it was 20 years ago, and Christianity is not losing out to other religions, but primarily to a rejection of religion altogether, a survey published Monday found.
CNN's Casey Wian reports on drug cartel violence in Mexico and Lou Dobbs speaks to co-authors of an investigative report.
CNN's Lou Dobbs is no fan of the $700 billion bailout plan that went down to defeat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday. He spoke with Kiran Chetry of CNN's "American Morning" on Tuesday about how he thinks there are better ways to solve the financial problems plaguing the U.S. economy.
Two leading authorities on the financial crisis join Lou Dobbs to discuss the worsening economic problems in the U.S.
CNN's Ali Velshi talks to billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens about wind energy and U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
Earlier this month, legendary entrepreneur and philanthropist T. Boone Pickens unveiled a new energy plan he says will decrease the United States' dependency on foreign oil by more than one-third and help shift American energy production toward renewable natural resources.
CNN's Lou Dobbs talks with three guests about the role of immigration and Hispanic issues in Nevada's caucuses.
New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mired in a mess of his own making. The governor's political fortunes are now in jeopardy because of his brash and impulsive style. Unfortunately, he is also jeopardizing the safety of New Yorkers and debasing their citizenship rights as he flails against the facts, the law and the will of the people.
A reader wrote in to complain about illegal immigration, not exactly a rare occurrence. He was concerned about his tax dollars paying for services for illegal immigrants.
Former Mexican president Vicente Fox speaks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on issues including U.S. immigration policy.
The separation of church and state in this country is narrowing. And it is the church, not the state that is encroaching. Our Constitution protects religion from the intrusion or coercion of the state. But we have precious little protection against the political adventurism of all manner of churches and religious organizations.
Imagine if the baseball season had begun this week without such foreign-born stars as Albert Pujols, David Ortiz, Justin Morneau and the latest Japanese import, pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka and his mysterious "gyroball."
Lou Dobbs testified today before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade. The hearing was entitled "Trade, Foreign Policy, and the American Worker." Below is the transcript of Lou's testimony.
Former U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jose Compean is serving 12 years in prison for his role in the shooting of Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila as he ran toward Mexico.
Former U.S. Border Patrol Agent Ignacio Ramos is serving 11 years in prison for shooting Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila as he ran toward Mexico.
The battle for the soul of the Democratic Party is under way. And the outcome of this battle will likely not be determined by any one of the rising number of candidates for the party's 2008 presidential nomination, but rather by the Democratic leadership on Capitol Hill.
So how are you doing? Money-wise, that is.
The midterm elections, which produced the highest voter turnout in more than two decades, resulted in not only the Democratic takeover of both the House and the Senate, but a new political reality that has some free-trade-at-all-cost Republicans writhing in pain.
The Democratic victory last week has our political elites in both parties and in the national media squealing like stuck pigs. Way to go, America, we may be on the way.
Someone call Lou Dobbs: America's highways are are up for sale. States are auctioning off the rights to manage their roads - often to overseas firms. What's driving the trend?
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are set to take action on legislation that could determine the financial and social fate of nearly every American for the next 20 years.
With President Bush in Cancun, Mexico, for talks with the leaders of Canada and Mexico, the Senate on Thursday began the first full day of debate on a controversial immigration bill.
Republicans supporting tough border security legislation are stepping up their attacks on the Bush administration's guest worker proposals. These Republicans fear that senators tied to big business interests will succeed in their efforts to make guest worker provisions into law.
I'd like to begin this new year by thanking you for watching. And thank you for your loyalty, your innate intelligence, independence of thought and concern for this nation and for all Americans who deserve the same opportunities that have benefited you and me.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States has lost 3 million manufacturing jobs in the course of the past five years, but the National Association of Manufacturers says manufacturing jobs in the country are going unfilled because U.S. workers are unskilled.
Congressman Curt Weldon, R-Pennsylvania, says a military intelligence unit called Able Danger identified four September 11 hijackers in 2000, more than a year before those attacks.
"New York Times" reporter Judith Miller, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, spent 85 days in jail protecting her confidential source in the White House CIA leak case. She was also fighting for the right to provide narrow testimony before a federal grand jury investigating that leak.
This morning I got an email from a friend and colleague asking me if I think it makes sense that the stock market is shrugging off the eye-popping, chart-topping (my adjectives, not hers) run-up in oil prices.
The party's on today after a few well-chosen words from the monetary host of the hour: the Federal Reserve.
The deadly bombings in London have raised concerns about the threat of terrorism against the world's transportation centers. In the United States, the focus was on aviation security after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
John Dean, who was counsel to President Richard Nixon and served four months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal, has written several books recounting his days in the Nixon White House.
Israeli Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a former prime minister, was in London during Wednesday's terrorist attacks and narrowly avoided one of the deadly subway explosions.
My favorite recent oil trader quote: When asked "How are you looking at the market today with oil at 60 bucks?"
Michael Jackson walked out of a Santa Maria, California, courtroom Monday acquitted of all 10 child molestation and conspiracy charges against him.
As I've watched the deep foolishness that has marked the first months of George W. Bush's second term as President -- both parties seem zealously intent on ignoring the common good -- I've been thinking about a fellow I used to know, a marketing whiz named Jim Matson.
The government figures didn't paint a very bright picture of the national job market today. To dig deeper into the canvas ... it looks like there isn't much hiring going on at small businesses, according to a very interesting survey.
The bond market conundrum isn't just getting deeper -- it's spitting in Alan Greenspan's eye!
Two men who flew a single-engine plane into restricted airspace around Washington were released without charges Wednesday after the Secret Service ruled their intrusion an accident.
Interesting juxtaposition of news this morning.
So what do we know now about the policy leanings of that merry band of Federal Reserve policy pranksters that we didn't before we read the minutes of their March 22 meeting?
Looking ahead to the week's economic reports, it's interesting to see that economists are forecasting a very healthy increase in retail sales for March AND a slight downturn in consumer sentiment.
- Is it "Fed day" or "Angels Dancing on the Head of a Monetary Policy Pin" day?
OPEC's decision to boost output by a half a million barrels so far is not having a big impact on the oil market, in part no doubt because it will take something more surprising, like a bigger shift in the supply and demand balance, to convince speculators who have piled into the market that the tides are turning and it's time to get out.
As the OPEC bigwigs assemble in Iran to decide the fate of the global oil market for the next few months -- and therefore the fate of the rest of us car-driving schmoes at the pump, more and more talk about us swirling about a bubble.
nearly two dollars a gallon!
For all you who love following the markets the way I do, this should be a great week.
Jobless recovery is a term that may at long last be going out of vogue ... at least that's the word from economists who are taking some of the latest employment indicators at face value.
Right now it almost doesn't matter what the numbers on the economy look like, whether they come in above or below consensus, because the Federal Reserve is convinced that interest rates have just one way to move and that's higher.
Inflation ... is it or isn't it? On a steady march higher, that is.
One big force in the January retail sales numbers is a pullback in auto sales that occurred as dealers scaled back incentives to buy.
I'm always surprised when someone complains about "too many numbers," as though numbers were somehow bad.
Looking at the day's coming economic reports seems pretty mundane as I sit and ponder the news that some Hewlett-Packard scientists have discovered a gizmo that will replace the transistor (does anyone remember transistor radios?) and allow teensy-eensy nano-computers to be built.
The economy has added nearly 1.3 million jobs since the start of this year, and we're finally beginning to separate the words jobless and recovery. After a very strong second half in 2003, the econ...
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Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader is making his fourth run for the White House to fight what he calls corporate interests in Washington. He spoke to CNN's Lou Dobbs on Monday.
SpaceShipOne soared into history Monday, becoming the first privately funded craft to reach space, defined as 100 kilometers (62.5 miles) above Earth's surface.
Welcome to our new "Lou Dobbs Tonight" home on CNN.com.
Lou Dobbs, the Republican-turned-populist television commentator, chronicles on a nightly basis the growing list of U.S. corporations that are, in his words, "exporting America." Dobbs would really...
Listen to Lou Dobbs or John Kerry and you could easily get the impression that the outsourcing of white-collar jobs is just another form of Enron-like corporate treachery. But the fact is, the serv...
Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan recently surprised almost everyone when he reversed his view that the nearly half-trillion-dollar federal budget deficit is a threat to the American economy.
The cash realities of the 2004 campaign hit home Thursday for Democrats when Republicans launched a heavy first round of glossy TV ads, an opening shot that indicates Sen. John Kerry and his allies will have to work overtime to make sure they'll have the money to compete over the next eight months.
Hundreds of U.S. Marines are in Haiti securing key points in the capital, Port-au-Prince, after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigned and fled the country.
Looming court battles to stop same-sex marriage have put the more than 2,800 gay and lesbian couples who wed in San Francisco in legal limbo.
Three years after the tech and telecom bubble burst, wiping out trillions in shareholder value, technology stocks are roaring back. Even though the Nasdaq is still far from its March 2000 high, it...
You've probably noticed that those who doubted the strength of our economic recovery a few months ago have lowered their voices considerably. Even skeptics who felt that the market rally, which beg...
Typically, you can't call a government official a success (or failure) after only six months on the job. But there's nothing typical about William Donaldson, the new head of the Securities and Exch...
If you are confused about the direction of our economy and our markets, about whether tax cuts will help create jobs and whether deficits are a solution or a problem, you are in very good company.
In the wake of the United States' swift military victory in Iraq, the geopolitical picture has finally begun to clear. Can we say the same of the economic outlook? We've certainly seen encouraging ...
The U.S. economy continues to face uncertainties unparalleled in recent memory, from the conflict with Iraq to the threat of terror to weak business spending and earnings to overcapacity from the t...
Consumer confidence has fallen to the weakest level in nine years. Investor confidence is at a historic low. Geopolitical tensions and concerns about corporate earnings and the weak recovery conti...
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Uncertainty continues to be the prevailing sentiment on Wall Street. While October was the best month for the Dow since January 1987, a recent survey by UBS and Gallup found that investor optimism ...
Former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Arthur Levitt called for corporate and accounting reform long before the financial scandals broke in the wake of the Enron collapse. Levitt has ha...
We've seen some impressive rallies in stocks recently, and while that's welcome news, it's too early to cheer. There is still plenty of room for concern about the market and the economy.
Investor confidence continues to erode, despite new legislation to restore corporate responsibility and accountability, and the markets appear to be well on their way to a third straight yearly dec...
I interviewed Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill at the MONEY Summit held in New York City in mid-June. Later I had another conversation with him in the CNN studios. He and I talked about the dollar, ...
It's been a year since I returned to CNN and financial journalism full time--a milestone that's prompted me to pause and look back over the past 12 months. It's been an incredible period in terms o...
If you're a close observer of the stock market, you may have suffered a bad case of whiplash in recent weeks. Earnings warnings, the Enron effect, off-balance-sheet blues and the New York attorney ...
If you're a close observer of the stock market, you may have suffered a bad case of whiplash in recent weeks. Earnings warnings, the Enron effect, off-balance-sheet blues and the New York attorney general's investigation into brokerage practices have created an atmosphere of some insecurity.
The collapse of Enron continues to have a profound impact on the markets and corporate America. To wade through the tangled issues of culpability, I've turned to one of the pre-eminent financial mi...
What is quite so lovely as a day in spring? The flowers are flowering! The blooms are blooming! The air is slightly crisp and redolent of southern breezes, and the faint aroma of freshly mown grass...
It's been a little more than six months since the devastation of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the start of America's first war of the new century. This milestone is a good time to take measur...
The early months of the new year have proved to be as stubbornly unpredictable as 2001. The long-awaited V-shaped recovery never happened. The January effect never kicked in. Instead, we see scatte...
The guessing game continues about when the economy will begin to recover, with many predicting a rebound by this summer. Perhaps one of the best ways of measuring economic strength is to examine in...
So much for the recovery of 2001. The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, combined with the already slowing economy, have put hopes for a rebound on hold until well into next year. But with so many vari...
As consumers and investors adjust to our uncertain economy, businesses are also being forced to recalibrate their plans and operations. The terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. h...
Prior to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the markets and the economy were already in a period of adjustment--from the unprecedented boom of late 1999 and early 2000 to the subsequent economic slowd...
Since the fashion world is between shows, FORTUNE thought it was a good time to look toward the future. So we asked hot designers Sean Combs and Nicole Miller what the fusion of technology and fash...
The Internet is becoming a haven for celebrities in need of a career boost. You can hardly surf the Web, listen to the radio, or watch TV without being bombarded by high-tech pitches from some high...