The number of Americans who say the country is on the right track ticked up, but the dominant mood country remains negative, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.» Read More
Tuesday's elections include races for governor and mayor. But two special initiatives to raise the minimum wage may be the most watched by businesses.
CNBC contributor Ben White and Ari Melber, co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle" look at Tuesday's elections and what the results mean to the 2016 presidential election.
Today's elections do not look close, so what do they mean to the 2016 presidential election? Joe Watkins, Republican strategist, and Michael Clinton, Former Clinton White House aide, discuss what Americans want from their next president.
Ben White, chief economic correspondent, CNBC contributor, POLITICO, looks at today's elections and the impact of the tea party on gubernatorial races around the country, including NJ and VA.
Could NJ Gov. Christie save the Republican party? Discussing NYC's Mayor election, and whether Christie will win re-election in New Jersey, with Republican strategist Phil Musser of New Frontier Strategy; Ari Melber, co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle"; and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
The national party and its supporters in business are desperate for a candidate who can reverse its trends with women and minorities.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.
States still coping with property damage from Superstorm Sandy have been taking measures to address the problem of consumers running out of gasoline.
Less than a year after Super Storm Sandy destroyed a large portion of the New Jersey shoreline, another disaster has torn through the same area, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie responds to today's massive fire, which destroyed much of the boardwalk in Seaside, NJ. It's just "unthinkable," he said.
NJ Gov. Chris Christie gave a rousing speech at the RNC meeting, and solar panels are being installed on the White House roof, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Just how fractured is the Republican Party? A fight between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) is raising questions. Former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Marc Ginsberg; former New York Rep. Nan Hayworth (R); Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio talk show host, share their opinions.
Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
CNBC's Scott Cohn is working on this year's "Top States for Business," and New Jersey's Chris Christie has a plan to get New Jersey on top.
New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie has named NJ Attorney General Jeff Chiesa as the interim senator for the state, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
CNBC's John Harwood reports New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced he will call for a special election to be held this year to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg.
New Jersey Chris Christie is working to find a replacement for Sen. Frank Lautenberg. Brad Dayspring, National Republican Senatorial Committee and Ed Conard, American Enterprise Institute, share their opinions.
President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie toured the shore today where Super Storm Sandy hit 7 months ago. CNBC Contributor Keith Boykin; Jim McLaughlin, Republican Pollster; and Jennifer Stefano, Americans For Prosperity, discuss Christie's position in politics.
President Barack Obama revisited the New Jersey beach communities affected by Superstorm Sandy with Gov. Chris Christie. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.