I would turn those GSEs into private entities, says Herman Cain. "The government does not need to be in that business. I would find a way to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac."
High unemployment, a teetering economy and Europe on the brink sets a daunting backdrop for Wednesday's debate for a Republican presidential field without a clear leader.
Forced to cut its budget, the Agriculture Department has decided to eliminate dozens of reports, including the annual goat census (current population: three million), and the number of catfish on the nation’s fish farms (177 million, not counting the small fry), the New York Times reports.
We have drifted far from our founding principles, and our country is in crisis.
The fleecing of the American taxpayer will end when I am president.
We will create a tax code that is flatter, fairer, simpler and more conducive to growth.
I would eliminate taxes on dividends and capital gains for middle-income taxpayers.
My plan slashes the runaway regulatory burdens that are killing jobs.
Dodd-Frank has badly burdened American business to the permanent advantage of their foreign competitors.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and John Harwood will be working the candidates at the GOP presidential debate in Michigan.
If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.
There's a number of big issues out there that will have a bearing on the economic well-being of Americans, and voters are beginning to wonder where the presidential candidates stand on some of them.
When the Census Bureau said in September that the number of poor Americans had soared by 10 million to rates rarely seen in four decades, commentators called the report “shocking” and “bleak.” Most poverty experts would add another description: “flawed.” The New York Times reports.
Oakland University's students, anxious about their post-college job prospects, are eager to hear what the GOP candidates have to say on Nov 9.
These are the rules of the road for the Republican presidential debate at Oakland University, Nov. 9, 2011.
Finding out what happened to all the money involved has become one of the biggest financial mysteries of all time.
America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.
We want to know what you would ask the candidates at CNBC's Your Money, Your Vote Republican Presidential Debate on November 9 at 8p ET. Here's how you can send us your suggested question on jobs, housing, the economy, taxes, or your money.
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