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  • Is Marco Rubio the new favorite? Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 7:50 AM ET
    Sen. Marco Rubio.

    A series of strong performances on the campaign trail and missteps by other candidates have helped improve Rubio's prospects. NBC News reports.

  • Republican field pushes tax cuts bound to drive up debt Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 3:28 AM ET

    DENVER— Republicans came into this presidential campaign with painful memories of how, in the last one, Democrats blasted Mitt Romney's tax plan as a giveaway to the rich. Yet the release of Donald Trump's tax plan adds to the number of major GOP presidential candidates who propose to cut all taxes— but especially those for the wealthy— as deeply, or deeper, than...

  • US government shutdown will be avoided: HSBC Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 6:23 PM ET
    US government shutdown will be avoided: HSBC

    Kevin Logan, chief U.S. economist at HSBC, says the Senate will pass a spending bill on Wednesday to keep the U.S. government running.

  • De Blasio: Clinton impressive, must fill in blanks Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 7:59 AM ET
    Bill de Blasio

    NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says even though Hillary Clinton is the most prepared to run for president, he's not ready to endorse her.

  • Cantor: Republicans won't shut down the government Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 8:50 AM ET
    Eric Cantor

    Eric Cantor said House Speaker John Boehner decision to step down could help avert a potential government shutdown.

  • GOP field has new darling in Carson: Poll Sunday, 27 Sep 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks a campaign rally at the Anaheim Convention Center September 9, 2015 in Anaheim, California.

    Donald Trump and Ben Carson are running neck and neck in the Republican presidential horserace, NBC News reports

  • Apres Boehner, le deluge? DC mulls new landscape Saturday, 26 Sep 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner

    John Boehner's announcement that he will resign has thrown DC into deep uncertainty, The NY Times reports.

  • Jeb or Hillary, tax reform wins in 2016 Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | 11:31 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

    Whether its Jeb or Hillary in the White House, here's why tax reform will be the big winner in 2016, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • Hillary Clinton gets emojified Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 12:44 PM ET
    Hillary Clinton Android emojis.

    People and brands are seeking out mobile messaging marketing companies to create custom emojis to reach and get data on millennials.

  • JPM's Dimon calls out Congress' 'bad management' Sunday, 20 Sep 2015 | 3:16 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase, at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    The head of America's largest bank called the possibility of another government shutdown "just bad management,' NBC News reports.

  • GOP's new nomination rules could backfire Sunday, 20 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

    New Republican Presidential candidate nomination rules made post-2012 election have failed to bring the order and speed craved. The NYTimes reports.

  • Who to watch at the GOP presidential debate Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 7:41 PM ET
    Who to watch at the GOP presidential debate

    Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson are the most interesting candidates to watch at the Republican's second televised debate on Wednesday, says Steve Schale, president of Schale Strategies.

  • Liberal or conservative: What your tweets say Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 6:47 PM ET
    Silhouette of man against Twitter logo

    Researchers explored the words used in tweets by thousands of political Twitter accounts, according to NBC News

  • After the Fed, Street watching Congress Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 2:46 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the September Fed meeting soon to be out of the way, Wall Street's attention could turn to Congress' debate over the budget and debt ceiling.

  • Mark Cuban: I'm not running for president Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 5:52 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban, who says he's not making a bid for the White House, says Hillary Clinton has blown it and Donald Trump has changed the game.

  • Mark Cuban: I could beat Trump AND Clinton Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 7:05 AM ET
    Mark Cuban and Donald Trump

    The billionaire's most striking similarity to Donald Trump is this: He is thinking about running for president.

  • Biden opens up to Colbert about his 2016 doubts Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 6:29 AM ET
    Vice President Joe Biden

    Vice President Joe Biden suggested he is not yet emotionally prepared to run for president in 2016, as he is still reeling from the death of his son.

  • Chanos: Biden 'mulling over' presidential bid Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 8:32 AM ET
    Chanos: Biden 'mulling over' presidential bid

    James Chanos, Kynikos founder & president, discusses the likelihood of Joe Biden running for president.

  • Best and worst bets of 2016 election...so far Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at the Quad City Federation of Labor's Salute to Labor Chicken Fry in Hampton, Illinois September 7, 2015.

    With all due hedges, here are the bad beats and good bets—so far—of the all-stakes craps game we call presidential politics.

  • Clinton is 'still the favorite': Pro Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Clinton is 'still the favorite': Pro

    James Pethokoukis, economic policy analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, says there's "huge hunger" among Democrats for a candidate who inspires them like Obama did.