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Barack Obama's choice of Joe Biden as a running mate sets the bar for his Republican rival John McCain, who could use his own pugnacious No. 2 to deliver attack lines and a solid debate performance.
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With the election heating up, investors can’t help but wonder which candidate will boost their portfolio?
John McCain and Barack Obama say they are agreeing to hold three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate this fall.
Republican candidate John McCain has pulled closer to Democrat Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
With VP nominations imminent as the Presidential race heats up, how are the Intrade Political Futures markets (www.intrade.com) reacting to the candidates' short list?
Warren Buffett will make multiple live appearances throughout the three hours of CNBC's Squawk Box this coming Friday morning, August 22. He'll be sitting down with our own Becky Quick, who is traveling to Omaha for the premiere the night before of a new anti-deficit documentary that includes an appearance by Buffett.
National party conventions are known as much for their nonstop partying as they are for their politics — a time for lobbyists, politicians and corporate executives to gather at lavish receptions and elegant dinners.
American voters should know this week who will join Barack Obama as No. 2 on the Democratic presidential ballot, a critical decision for the first-term senator who is fighting off Republican John McCain's bid to paint him as untested and unready for the White House.
Television networks are assigning reporters to a new beat this election year: people who don’t watch the evening news. With polls showing a surge in primary-season ballots cast by voters under 30, media outlets are out to convert the newly energized voters into viewers.
After a handshake and the briefest of embraces in a church full of evangelical Christians, Democrat Barack Obama quickly took off the gloves and was again battering John McCain as little different from President George W. Bush.
The McCain folks are now slamming Obama’s credibility on tax hikes and other issues. They infer that the young Illinois senator is a flip-flopper. Well, that’s true
They are both viewed as positives for generics because they endorse getting their drugs to market faster and also would favor including them as part of trade agreements in developing countries.
John McCain raised $27 million in July, his largest one-month fundraising haul since clinching the Republican presidential nomination, while the Republican National Committee brought in nearly $26 million.
Will John McCain turn Tsar Putin’s invasion of Georgia into a drill, drill, drill issue? He should. It will throw Democrats even more on the defensive--especially Sen. Obama whose weak response to Putin’s neo-Soviet actions have already put him way behind the eight ball on Russia.
The chances are "pretty good" that Boeing is truly considering the threat, because the new Pentagon request from bidders contains two things--a tanker ready next year, and a larger aircraft--which are both "bad for Boeing."
Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64 percent) support offshore oil drilling, according to a new Rasmussen poll. And 42 percent say offshore oil drilling would have the biggest impact in terms of reducing oil prices. Only 20 percent of Americans now oppose offshore drilling.
John McCain's efforts to define Barack Obama have been well cataloged in recent days, from the substantive (calling Obama a tax raiser slow to offer an energy plan) to the silly (comparing the Illinois senator to Britney Spears and Paris Hilton).
The dollar rally is reversing a major negative for the U.S. economy, which will benefit more from the increased purchasing power than will result from any loss of U.S. exports.
Dylan Ratigan appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's Morning Joe and tells what he thinks of the presidential candidates' economic plans for a "windfall profits" tax, using ethanol as fuel, "gas tax holidays" and more.