CNBC's Larry Kudlow provides perspective on former President Clinton's speech last night and takes a look ahead to President Obama's address tonight.
Mitt Romney will make his first appearance of the campaign season this Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” a move clearly intended to thrust himself back onto the main stage of the presidential campaign after ceding it to President Obama.
In 2008, Democrats had a tremendous social media advantage. In 2012, that lead has been ceded to the Republicans.
President Obama will hold onto the White House if the S&P 500 remains above 1,200 until Americans go to the polls according to Paul Dales, the senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics.
Needled by Mitt Romney and other Republicans, Democrats hurriedly rewrote their convention platform to add a mention of God and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel after President Obama intervened to order the changes.
The U.S. will go over the fiscal cliff early next year before a deal gets cut in January to address the country’s fiscal problems, Peter Orszag, a former Obama administration official, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Wednesday.
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Former President Bill Clinton may be the highlight of Wednesday’s Democratic convention speakers, but a number of business leaders, including Carmax co-founder Austin Ligon, are also giving speeches to address whether the economy is better off under Obama’s leadership.
Ronald Reagan famously suggested that voters ask themselves: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" The economy clearly isn’t firing on all cylinders, but are Americans better or worse off than they had been when President Obama took office?
The country is unequivocally better off today than it was four years ago, Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Wednesday.
With the economy sputtering, President Obama would like voters to believe he faces tougher challenges than any president since Franklin Roosevelt and needs two terms to turn things around. Sadly, the president's problems are so daunting only because his policies are not up to the task.
First lady Michelle Obama acknowledged Tuesday that the change her husband sought in his White House campaign four years ago has proven difficult but urged voters to give him another term to fix the economy.
Democrats across America will be glued to their TV’s Wednesday eager to hear from Bill Clinton. And what he says is anybody’s guess, including the Obama's.
Democrats approved a party platform at their national convention that echoes President Obama's call for higher taxes on wealthier Americans while backing same-sex marriage and abortion rights.
Unions and America are better off than they were when Obama took office, Richard Trumka, the head of the AFL-CIO told CNBC’s "Closing Bell"
President Barack Obama’s four years in office have been a disappointment, Andrew Card, former Bush administration chief of staff, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
The Democratic convention will be far more critical of Mitt Romney and Republicans than the Republican convention was of the Democrats, real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday.
For the first time since the age of Reagan, the Republican Party is considering the gold standard.
Will Democrats find some way to make an enduring mark at this week's national convention? Check out five memorable moments from their earlier gatherings.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on what the Romney campaign is saying about Clint Eastwood's rambling monologue last night at the RNC. What was the damage to Mitt Romney? Eastwood's speech has been watched by 1.5 million people online. Romney's was watched by 58,000.