Elections Democrats

  • Senate Passes Bipartisan Bills

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate has passed bipartisan legislation on transportation and student loans.

  • U.S. Supreme Court

    So it was all about semantics, a “tax” vs a “penalty”, but the bottom line is the same, the law stands.

  • Rand Paul

    The Supreme Court's historic ruling may have settled the legality of Obamacare, but it hardly ended the debate about the law.

  • Mitt Romney response to Supreme Court health care ruling.

    President Barack Obama called the Supreme Court's ruling upholding his health-care reform "a victory for people across the country," while Mitt Romney said he will work "on my first day as president" to repeal the law if he's elected in November.

  • President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    The Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law is a crucial election-year victory for the Democratic incumbent.  It also marks a pivotal point in the presidential race.

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    Congressional leaders have tentatively agreed on a two-year bill to overhaul federal highway programs that drops a requirement that the government approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

  • President Obama Picks Up Swing States Support: Report

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the details of a recent NBC-WSJ poll that shows President Obama maintains a small national lead of 47% to 44% over rival Mitt Romney, but the difference remains within the survey's margin of error.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Obama and Romney remain locked in a close race for the White House but Obama has improved his standing in the swing states, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.

  • American healthcare reform

    What many business owners, analysts and experts say is that no matter what happens with the Supreme Court, some sort of closure is needed to the healthcare debate.

  • Will Obamacare be Overturned?

    The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision on President Obama's health care law this week, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Dave Shove, BMO Capital Markets, and Alex Morozov, Morningstar, weigh in.

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    The White House is preparing contingency plans if the Supreme Court declares part of President Obama's signature health care reform unconstitutional, The New York Times reports.

  • Politician Shadow

    Anti-tax pledge author Grover Norquist meets with friends on Capitol Hill, but encounters not-so-friendly comments from foes.

  • California Attorney General and democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown.

    California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders reach agreement to finalize the budget for the financially strapped state.  A vote of the Legislature will take place next week.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    New financial filings show that super PACS supporting Mitt Romney and his party are widening the money gap over struggling pro-Democratic organizations.

  • Mitt Romney

    MItt Romney offers a prescription for the ailing US economy that hews to Republican principles. But it also has some unorthodox differences. Well-off Americans could get fewer government benefits and pay more for Medicare, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Mitt Romney

    As Mitt Romney weighs a running mate, it's a good bet he's relying on the methodical approach and interviewing style he honed at Bain Capital — The Bain Way.

  • Mark Rubio on Squawk Box

    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio tells CNBC that President Obama ignored Congress and the Constitution by implementing new immigration rules by executive order.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    For voters wishing Washington would come together in a time of crisis, President Obama, Mitt Romney and their congressional allies don't offer much hope in fixing the economy.

  • Mitt Romney's Bus Tour

    While President Obama was changing the laws on immigration, Mitt Romney kicked off his 5-day "Every Town Counts" magical mystery VP bus tour through six battleground states, with CNBC's John Harwood. Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weigh in.

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    When Mitt Romney picks his running mate, odds are he'll select someone with far less wealth than his own. Unless he chooses Meg Whitman, one of the richest women in America.