LIANGJIAHE, China-- The next leader of China spent much of his youth living in a dug-out cave. Xi Jingping's seven years in this remote northern community meant toiling alongside rural villagers by day and sleeping on bricks by night, in stark contrast to his pampered early years in Beijing.
WASHINGTON-- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is promising to get tough on China to help American workers, but his plans could backfire. Romney is pledging, on his first day in office, to designate China a currency manipulator, a step no administration has taken against any country for 18 years.
Jon Huntsman, (R) former Utah Governor, shares his final thoughts on government bipartisanship and how to bring political leaders together to get Americans back to work.
Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D-MT) discusses Montana's bullish outlook on energy, jobs, gas prices and the race for the White House.
Jon Huntsman (R), former Utah Governor, discusses the state of the U.S. economy, jobs creation and his take on politics.
"The best and most effective way to balance the budget is through booming economic growth and prosperity. I know. That is how we did it the last time we balanced the budget, when I was Speaker of the House, and it stayed balanced for four straight years. And that is how we would do it again if I am elected President," writes the candidate in this Guest Blog.
"I am running for President to offer more than just a change in policy. I am offering a dramatic change in perspective and philosophy," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.
Offering no explanation, the Iowa Republican Party has declared Rick Santorum as winner of the Iowa caucuses, days after saying incomplete vote results precluded it from doing just that.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
Rick Perry is going to withdraw from the GOP race today, which signals another blow to Mitt Romney and a boost for Newt Gingrich, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Robert Costa, National Review reports the latest details on the upcoming primary in South Carolina, and sizing up the GOP field, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House official; Kim Strassel, Wall Street Journal; Matt Lewis, Daily Caller; and Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal.
Jon M. Huntsman Jr. dropped out of the Republican presidential race, ending his candidacy a week before he had hoped to revive his campaign in the South Carolina primary. He endorsed Mitt Romney.
Jon M. Huntsman Jr. informed his advisers on Sunday that he intends to drop out of the Republican presidential race, ending his candidacy a week before he had hoped to revive his campaign in the South Carolina primary.
Mitt Romney’s carefully tended network of Republican donors has been rendered functionally less important by “super PACs,” through which some wealthy individuals are financing a costly advertising barrage to attack his record, The New York Times reports.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the GOP race for the White House, and discussing the most recent polls, and the Republican strategy of attacking Mitt Romney and his record at Bain, with Ari Melber, The National Magazine, Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, and Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secy.
A new survey shows a large discrepancy in how American Mormons view the two Mormon candidates for president, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman. But many doubt that America is ready to elect a Mormon president, The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the GOP, as the candidates head for South Carolina, and discussing whether the Tea Party will support Mitt Romney, should he become the nominee, with Dick Armey, FreedomWorks co-chairman, and is this now a two-man race: Romney vs. Obama, with Joy Reid, Miami Herald columnist.
Ron Paul's solid second-place finish in New Hampshire is in many ways the more telling outcome in a race where Mitt Romney’s dominance was never in doubt. The New York Times reports.
He clearly destroyed the rest of the field in a state that has a primary more akin to the general election compared to Iowa.
Mitt Romney won broad support from conservatives and moderates and was widely viewed as Republicans' best hope of defeating President Barack Obama in this fall's elections, preliminary exit polls of voters in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary showed.