CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer income and spending, and the impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
As politicians hurl mud ahead of the election, investors might do well to ponder what “the economy, stupid” means in 2012.
President Barack Obama leads Republican challenger Mitt Romney among likely voters in the battleground states of New Hampshire, Nevada, and North Carolina, new NBC News-Wall Street Journal polls show.
A Treasury Department watchdog office said Thursday that 70 federal agencies owed about $14 million in unpaid taxes at the end of last year.
A new television ad for Obama blasts Romney for his secretly recorded “47 percent” comments and points out that Romney didn’t mention all of the other taxes that Americans pay, even if they’re not paying federal income tax. But the ad, entitled “Fair Share,” does the same thing to Mitt Romney
Running "such an inept, depressing campaign is grounds for dismissal.” Barry Diller says of Mitt Romney during an interview with CNBC.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's John Harwood analyzes the Romney's 2011 tax return.
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.
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.
President Obama has widened his lead over Mitt Romney, according to the latest NBC/WSJ poll. The results come as Romney struggles to explain remarks deriding Obama supporters in a leaked video.
Restaurant sales are projected to grow 2.8 percent in Q3 versus 3.5 percent one year ago.
Amid all the discussion about the political impact of the Mitt Romney secret taping story this week is one unanswered question: Did the person who made the tape commit a crime?
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a fundraising event earlier this year that “there are 47 percent who are with him (Obama), who are dependent upon the government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to take care of them.”