The mix of tax dollars and undisclosed private financing raises questions about presidential libraries, like the one dedicated Thursday to former President George W. Bush.» Read More
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the second-consecutive year, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is No. 2.
Some believe that Joe Biden may get swapped out for Hillary Clinton. Edward Klein, author of "The Amateur," provides perspective. "I checked with my sources in the Clinton camp, and up until a few weeks ago, the White House was putting out feelers to see if Hillary would accept the vice president nod," he says.
Former President Bill Clinton is set to play a central part in the Democratic convention, aides said, and will formally place President Obama’s name into nomination by delivering a prime-time speech designed to present a forceful economic argument why Obama deserves a second term, the New York Times reports.
President Obama was once the fundraiser-in-chief. Now, he faces the very real threat of being the first president to be outspent by a challenger.
The unexpected decline in export orders at the Canton Fair is seen as a relatively significant sign of trouble for the overall Chinese economy because it coincides with steeply rising wages and higher rents for factory space. The NYT reports.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest developments in the China dissident drama, including a phone call from Chen Guangcheng into the hearing on Capitol Hill to plead his case.
America’s economic imbalance with China has been a singular concern of policy makers for more than half a decade. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Lindsey Graham wanted to punish China for pegging the exchange rate to the dollar in 2005 — arguing that its policy of cheapening the currency to subsidize exports was fueling a huge trade surplus that cost America jobs.
In a renewed effort to secure answers about the scope of Iran's nuclear program, inspectors from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are expected to return to Tehran this week.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
With little to lose, Newt Gingrich, Gov. Rick Perry and their allies are seeking to portray Mitt Romney as insufficiently steadfast in his conservatism in very conservative South Carolina, The New York Times reports.
In South Carolin, Mitt Romney is heading smack into an issue that has followed him through his national political career: his Mormon faith and the suspicion many evangelical Christians have of it, the New York Times reports.
Representative Ron Paul of Texas finished a strong second in the state’s Republican primary on Tuesday, which in many ways was the more telling outcome in a race where Mitt Romney’s dominance was never in doubt, The New York Times reports.
Former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) speculates who might land the VP ticket if Mitt Romney does become the GOP contender in the 2012 Presidential Election.
If campaigns are a feast, the days before the New Hampshire primary are a smorgasbord of cotton candy, mixed nuts and red meat. What follows is a sampling of the candidate’s offerings, The New York Times reports.
Thanks to a $5 million donation from a casino owner, a group supporting Newt Gingrich plans to place advertisements in South Carolina attacking Mitt Romney as a predatory capitalist who destroyed jobs and communities, The New York Times reports.
Trying to ensure that the Republicans do not get all the political limelight, the Obama campaign has unleashed a carefully scripted and deliberately aggressive strategy that shows a White House in combative re-election mode, The New York Times reports.
The down-to-the-wire Iowa result ensured that the primary contests would be fought aggressively for additional weeks or months, according to the New York Times.
Rarely has the financial divide appeared so wide between lawmakers and those they represent, the New York Times reports.
Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin on Thursday accused Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton of instigating protests over the results of Russia’s parliamentary elections by baselessly criticizing the vote as “dishonest and unfair” and he warned that Russia needed to protect against “interference” by foreign governments in its internal affairs.
They call it the Robin Hood tax — a tiny levy on trades in the financial markets that would take money from the banks and give it to the world’s poor. The New York Times reports.