Mitt Romney will need to get tougher if he’s going to have a chance against President Obama in the election, Donald Trump said during his weekly call with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discusses the importance of "swing states" and Mitt Romney's plan to stimulate economic growth and restore American jobs.
"If you live in poverty, chances are you'll stay in poverty," says Jeb Bush, Foundation for Excellence in Education, discussing the need to transform the nation's educational system. He also weighs in on the 2012 presidential election.
To say that the choice of Tim Pawlenty to represent the banking industry is odd would be an understatement, but his appointment is the clearest sign yet of the flexible ethic that makes the revolving door in Washington spin faster.
Traditional alliances have shifted, and teachers’ unions have pursued some strange bedfellows among lawmakers who would not appear to be natural allies, The New York Times reports.
One struggling small-business owner says he's confounded by rich people, who complain about paying taxes. "Oh, please, let me have that problem," he told the Huffington Post.
It's the great debate about the debates. President Obama and Mitt Romney are going head to head soon in an attempt to win your vote. But do the faceoffs really matter? Some experts say people are more interested in seeing a train-wreck moment than in hearing substance.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports why both political parties may be willing to let the nation fall off the fiscal cliff.
Tim Pawlenty, Financial Services Roundtable president & CEO, discusses why he left Romney's presidential campaign to begin a new gig with a major lobbying group.
Mitt Romney criticized President Obama on Sunday for refusing to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during this week’s United Nations General Assembly meeting, accusing the president of distancing the US from an important Middle East ally. The New York Times reports.
It's now time to reveal who had the biggest "ego trip" of the week, according to viewers who took a survey on CNBC's Facebook page.
A rule that kept many stay-at-home parents from getting a credit card in their own name could soon get the boot.
In the presidential campaign, China has become a focal point encompassing security and economic concerns, highlighting the nations’ complex relationship, The New York Times reports.
President Barack Obama holds clear leads over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in three more swing states—Wisconsin, Colorado and Iowa—according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist College polls.
Stepping up his criticism of Mitt Romney's caught-on-tape moment, President Obama said his Republican rival's comments about voters suggest he doesn't know Americans very well.
The only thing that stands in the way of a boom in economic growth is fiscal policy, former Senator Judd Gregg said on Thursday.
Marc Leder, who hosted the event where Mitt Romney made his recent "47 percent" gaffe, runs a private equity firm in Florida, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Going beyond Mitt Romney's reference to 47 percent not paying federal income taxes, we looked at the rest of the secretly recorded video and found other instances where Romney’s facts do not always add up.
Mitt Romney says he cares about the poor and middle class as he tries to stem criticism over secretly recorded comments that he doesn't worry about the half of the country that doesn't pay federal income taxes.
Mitt Romney needs to a lay out a clearer, more encompassing vision of what he will do as president and not get sidetracked by small controversies, businessman and author Jack Welch said.