Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker told CNBC his namesake rule has already changed how Wall Street does business. » Read More
By: Javier E. David
Both spending cuts and added revenues should be part of a final agreement to the “fiscal cliff” battle raging in Washington, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said Wednesday. » Read More
By: Reuters with CNBC.com
Sen. Harry Reid said Tuesday that "fiscal cliff" talks have made little progress, sending stocks down, while Senate Republican Mitch McConnell ripped into President Obama for taking his argument on the road. » Read More
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent a combined $30.33 every second this election cycle, as a binge of campaign spending deluged voters with rallies, banners, and of course, TV ads.
The mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington is better off than it was four years ago. To be precise, it’s valued at 1.4 percent higher than the estimated 2008 value of $280.8 million.
Add one more potential horror to the nightmare political scenarios: a freakish two-in-one storm that could warp an election that's been two years and $2 billion in the making.
Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest daring people to ask "Sausage or Pepperoni?" at the presidential debate Tuesday.
David Siegel, who threated to fire all of his employees if President Obama is re-elected, told CNBC Wednesday that “I don’t want to go through another four years under the Obama administration where I have to downsize my company again.”
Vice President Joe Biden is a “very skillful” debater who could give Paul Ryan a run for his money, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said Wednesday.
As a candidate, Mitt. Romney accuses China of stealing jobs of Americans by cheating. But his investments with Bain Capital is undermining his campaign message, The New York Times reports.
Anyone can have a bad night—what matters is what you do the next day.
Wall Street is growing more worried that a jump in taxes and a cut in spending after the elections will push the economy back into recession. But the effect could end up being much more gradual, The New York Times reports.
Message to the president: Keep Big Bird out of political ads. That's what Sesame Workshop told President Obama's campaign Tuesday after it featured Big Bird in a new campaign ad mocking Mitt Romney's vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting.
Last month’s controversial U.S. payrolls report is “not correct”, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC Tuesday, echoing complaints by Obama administration opponents.
In the shadow of the supersize super PACs that have reshaped the battle for the White House and Senate, a new and potentially potent kind of super PAC is proliferating in the closing weeks of the campaign and taking aim at House races.
The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants is putting more workers on part-time status in a test aimed at limiting the impact of looming requirements under Obamacare.
With Election Day a month away, Mitt Romney gains grounds in a post-debate poll, and he and President Obama crisscross the crucial state of Ohio, The New York Times reports.
Government numbers showing the unemployment rate has fallen under 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years don't reflect actual business conditions, Home Depot founder Ken Langone said on CNBC.
After the president's poor showing in last week's debate, the big guns of the Obama administration are prepping Vice President Joe Biden for his faceoff with Paul Ryan, The New York Times reports.
Although President Obama is widely seen as a friend of the tech industry, Mitt Romney has made clear inroads in Silicon Valley, The New York Times reports.
What is the middle class, anyway? There's no official definition, but Americans and their presidential candidates seem to know it when they see it.
A chorus of skeptics charged that Friday's jobs report was cooked. AOL Jobs spoke to one of the economists at the BLS, John Mullins, about the process behind putting together the reports.
President Obama, reeling from a poor debate performance, won a valuable reprieve with a September unemployment report that brought the jobless rate down to a level unseen since when he took office.