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Political passions aside, what are the chances Gov. Palin will become the next president of the US? Portfolio.com checks the odds.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain on Tuesday called for a high-level commission to study the current economic crisis and claimed that a corrupt and excessive Wall Street had betrayed American workers.
For the past year the ongoing crisis in the housing and credit markets has set a gloomy backdrop for the 2008 presidential race, fueling voters' anxieties about the economy and desire for change.
The crisis on Wall Street has suddenly shifted the focus of the 2008 presidential race.
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain react to the financial fallouts. And Discussing how this new Wall St. order is impacting Washington and the race to the White House, with CNBC's Bill Seidman.
I respect what the guys at Forbes do. They come up with some good numbers for teams that are private entities and rarely release any information publicly. But if you are to believe that the ultimate determinant of franchise value is the amount a team could be sold for, the values are inflated.
An independent watchdog group says that Republican John McCain's campaign violated a pledge not to air any negative TV ads on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama get back on the campaigns after appearing together in NY yesterday.
The Intrade pay-to-play prediction market — which as recently as July 19 had Obama ahead of McCain by 37 points — now has McCain leading Obama by 4 points.
Then there’s this lead story in the Wall Street Journal: “Palin Lifts McCain’s Support.” A WSJ/NBC poll now has the presidential race even, and it’s the Palin effect that explains the shift.
As oil continues heading down towards $100 dollars, and gold plunges $35 bucks today to an 11-month low, and King Dollar continues its revival, my strategy of buying in consumer products, retailers, and banks is alive and well.
The latest NBC-Wall Street Journal poll shows the Republican Presidential nominee and Barack Obama in a dead heat. Here's my video report from today.
John McCain has nearly pulled even with Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race, boosted by positive reaction to his choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate.
The political conventions are over and the GOP appears to have gotten the bigger bounce as McCain's Intrade contract (www.intrade.com) experiences record volume.
John McCain and Sarah Palin criticized Democrat Barack Obama over the amount of money he has requested for his home state of Illinois, even though Alaska under Palin's leadership has asked Washington for 10 times more money per citizen for pet projects.
Incredible Mac comeback. Veep choices do matter. Conventions do matter. Denver Dems a disaster. St. Paul Republicans an unbelievable success. Message matters. Convictions matter.
Did John McCain make the sale in St. Paul on a pro-growth economic-recovery plan? Did he connect with the working folks and blue-collar union types who will be so important come November? Did he make the case for tax cuts and energy drilling? .
A bad jobs number on Friday could provoke more worries about the economy, and give the Democrats more ammunition against the GOP.
Republican John McCain cast himself as an independent-minded reformer on Thursday and said he had the scars to prove it in a speech that promised Americans "change is coming" if they elect him on Nov. 4.
Comedy is one of the toughest businesses there is. It is hard to make people laugh for a living. You could argue it's even harder getting laughs during an election year where so much history is being made.