Elections Democrats


  • Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) debate during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on April 14, 2016 in New York City. The candidates are debating ahead of the New York primary to be held April 19.

    According to several polls, it looks like Donald Trump could take New York while Hillary Clinton maintains a lead in the battle for New York delegates.

  • Protestors rally against Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate

    Nearly seven-in-10 registered voters say they couldn't see themselves supporting Republican frontrunner Donald Trump.

  • Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

    Bernie Sanders is gaining on his rival Hillary Clinton. But here's why he wins, even if he loses, says media strategist Mark Macias.

  • Grading the candidates: Larry Lindsey

    Larry Lindsey, The Lindsey Group CEO, explains why he gives Ted Cruz top grades because of his tax reform plans. Cruz really moves the needle when it comes to competitiveness, says Lindsey.

  • Trump, Clinton 'horribly flawed': George Pataki

    I think Donald Trump has been able to classify himself as an "outsider," says Lisa Caputo, former Clinton press secretary, discussing Trump's front-runner status and sharing her thoughts on "Clinton" fatigue among some voters. And former Gov. George Pataki, (R-NY), explains why he thinks both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are horribly flawed yet maintain front-runner status.

  • Solid leads for Trump, Clinton in NY

    CNBC's John Harwood provides of preview of the primary battle for New York delegates.

  • Final push before NY primaries

    NBC News' Tracie Potts reports presidential candidates from both parties are making a final push ahead of Tuesday's primaries in New York.

  • Trump, Clinton trail as Wisconsin voters head to polls

    The two major party frontrunners are broadly unpopular with the public, a new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll showed.

  • We may need another GOP debate: Pro

    James Pethokoukis, CNBC Contributor and American Enterprise Institute columnist, talks about the current state of the race to the White House for both parties.

  • Republican candidates Donald Trump (l) and Ted Cruz (r).

    Cruz has a targeted strategy in New York. But will it be enough to defeat Trump in the April 19 primary? Here's a breakdown from two GOP strategists.

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a Democratic debate

    Bernie Sanders just doesn't have the math to back up his plan to break up big banks and tax Wall Street, says this HFT advocate.

  • Ted Cruz: Wall Street performs important function

    Presidential candidate reacts to Donald Trump's remarks on banks owning Ted Cruz, and Cruz shares his views of Wall Street.

  • Hillary Clinton (L) listens to Senator Bernie Sanders speak during a Democratic debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York April 14, 2016.

    Thursday's debate was the most contentious yet, and it came just days before the make-or-break New York primary on April 19.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan

    Paul Ryan was convincing when he said he wouldn't accept the GOP nomination for president. But if you were listening, he hinted at what might be next.

  • New York 'in the bag' for Trump: Sara Fagan

    Sara Fagan, DDC Advocacy, talks about Donald Trump's lead in the upcoming New York primary, and Bernie Sander's trip to the Vatican. Also Fagan shares her thoughts on the similarities between Trump and Sanders' view on trade and the likelihood of Trump capturing the delegates needed to get the GOP presidential nomination.

  • Donald Trump

    The GOP will do everyone a favor if they dump Trump, says Democratic strategist Margie Omero.

  • A Republican delegate at the GOP Convention in 2012.

    The GOP convention may be a complete disaster but that's not a bad thing. Here's why, says Jake Novak.

  • Politics is moving away from the centre: Economist

    Christopher Probyn, chief economist at State Street Global Advisors, shares his opinion on U.S. politics and the presidential election candidates.

  • Corporations & funding conventions

    Discussing corporate America and funding the political conventions, with Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy chief political strategist, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute economic policy analyst.

  • U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at an airplane hangar in Rochester, New York.

    Trump is leading in the polls, but what do New Yorkers really think of him? Media strategist Mark Macias weighs in.