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Americans are split on supporting the Bush administration's rescue plan for Wall Street, according to a new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll.
The financial crisis roiling markets in the U.S. and around the world underscores the importance of taking a global perspective, former President Clinton said at the start of his summit of world leaders and celebrities.
Much has been made in this Presidential campaign – and much more will be made – about the value of experience and who is qualified to lead. Often, relative youth is cited as a negative.
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You can tell the American political community is genuinely shaken by the sight of officials in both parties, from the Bush administration and the Democratic congress, standing side by side and promising to work together--fast.
In the business of politics, there may be competition now for the famous "Hope" posters with the artsy depiction of Sen. Barack Obama. Now you can get the GOP take with a $4 "Hottie for VP" sticker.
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.