Elections Democrats

  • Businessman Donald Trump shakes hands with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney after announcing his endorsement of Romney at Trump International Hotel & Tower on February 2, 2012 in Las Vegas.

    After a flurry of incorrect reports that Donald Trump was planning to endorse Newt Gingrich, the casino mogul said front-running Republican candidate Mitt Romney was his man.

  • Mitt Romney

    The 2012 presidential campaign offers Republicans the opportunity for a robust debate on the roles of free markets and state intervention in defining the opportunities the economy offers Americans.

  • Newt Gingrich, Donald Trump, Mitt Romney

    Media organizations report real-estate magnate and former presidential candidate Donald Trump is to endorse Newt Gingrich. But wait! Others say it's Mitt Romney. The Donald keeps 'em guessing.

  • Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks to the media as Donald Trump listens at Trump Tower following a meeting between the two on December 5, 2011 in New York City.

    Donald Trump intends to endorse Newt Gingrich's GOP presidential bid, The Asssociated Press reports.

  • Mitt Romney greets supporters as he arrives for a campaign event in front of a foreclosed home January 24, 2012 in Lehigh Acres, Florida.

    Mitt Romney says he's "not concerned about the very poor" because they have an "ample safety net" and he's focused instead on relieving the suffering of the middle class.

  • Stephen Colbert

    Stephen Colbert's sway in the presidential election might be a joke, but he's got some real financial muscle — more than a  million bucks.

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    I've often referred to Democratic threats to eliminate the capital gains treatment of carried interest as a shakedown. Now Mother Jones shows just how lucrative that has been for the political class.

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    Aiming tax increases at millionaires and companies that ship jobs abroad may help frame the fairness theme of President Obama's re-election campaign, but GOP leaders say it's a plan that has little chance of passing Congress.

  • Florida Buildings

    Shifting demographics and long-term despair add an unpredictable element to the GOP presidential fight for Florida,  The New York Times reports.

  • Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Newt Gingrich has regained a national lead over Mitt Romney among Republican voters, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • The U.S. economy has a ways to go, but Cramer thinks it will be the first world economy to bounce back.

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    Indiana is the latest Midwestern state where Republicans have pushed though anti-labor legislation even as the efforts have drawn large protests by union backers and spawned recall efforts.

  • Fiorina: Pro-Growth Policies Needed for Recovery

    I don't think we are going to get the kind of substantial and sustainable recovery we need unless we put in place the policies that are pro-growth, says Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard chairman/CEO.

  • Obama's Economic Approval Rating Rising?

    Vin Weber, Clark & Weinstock; Meghan McCain, Daily Beast; and Matt K. Lewis, Daily Caller, discussing the President's economic approval rating, and whether his State of the Union address, gained him some points.

  • President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech.

    Rising optimism about the economy has slightly boosted President Obama’s prospects, according to the latest NBC News/WSJ poll.

  • Ben Bernanke

    The Fed’s forecast that rates could stay low for another three years provides juice for risk assets like stocks, but signals more worries for the economy.

  • President Obama's State of the Union Speech

    In his State of the Union address last night President Obama reminded the nation that education equals employment...Given the global economic challenges we confront it is essential we provide every American with the opportunity for a quality education. But that is not possible if our educational infrastructure is in disrepair.

  • President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    So far, the presidential election has not impacted stocks, but that could change if Mitt Romney fades as the likely Republican nominee.

  • Mitt Romney

    So far, the presidential election has not impacted stocks, but that could change if Mitt Romney fades as the likely Republican nominee.

  • McConnell's State of the Union Preview

    Sen Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican Leader, (R-KY) discusses what he hopes to hear from President Obama in his State of the Union address, and whether he expects divisiveness to continue in Congress.