Michele Bachmann


  • Ron Paul Back on Top in Iowa, New Poll Says Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 4:43 AM ET
    Ron Paul (R)

    Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is now leading the pack in Iowa as Newt Gingrich's support fades.

  • 2012 GOP Front-Runners on the Attack     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 7:34 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reports GOP presidential candidates, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney are in attack mode, and a look at the game plan for other GOP contenders and whether Jeb Bush will enter the race, with Ari Melber, The Nation; Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author; and Armstrong Williams, "Reawakening Virtues" author.

  • Newt Gingrich Riding High?     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing Newt's lead in the new polls and whether he is now the undeclared, GOP front-runner, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Ari Melber, The Nation; and Jason Mattera, Human Events.

  • Quayle Rates the Republican Candidates     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 7:16 PM ET

    A closer look at the Republican candidates for President, with Dan Quayle, former Vice President of the United States. Quayle explains why he's endorsing Mitt Romney.

  • Republican Front-Runners Get Nasty     Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses tomorrow's Iowa Republican debate, and looks at Mitt Romney's attack ads targeting Newt Gingrich, with Robert Costa, National Review; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; John McLaughlin, Republican pollster; and Dan Gerstein, Gotham Ghostwriters.

  • Gingrich: I Helped Romney Get Rich     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Is the the GOP presidential run, now a two horse race between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney? David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Steve Schmidt, Edleman vice chairman; and Matt K. Lewis, The Daily Caller, weigh in on campaign strategy and frontrunners.

  • Battle for the White House     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    Is Newt Gingrich the portrait of the comfortable frontrunner, and can he raise enough money to compete with Mitt Romney and Ron Paul? Robert Costa, National Review political reporter has the details.

  • Newt Gingrich: Obama 'Food-Stamp President'     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich discusses what he would cut from the Federal budget, tax cuts, President Obama, Ron Paul's negative ad against him, his 15-point lead in the latest Gallup poll, and why he would make a stronger candidate than Mitt Romney.

  • Michele Bachmann's Plan     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 4:31 PM ET

    GOP presidential hopeful, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), discusses the Iowa polls and what it will take to propel her to the top. Also, she explains her tax plan, saying she wants to abolish the tax code, repeal Obamacare, get rid of Dodd-Frank and make sure everyone pays their fair share, including those who pay no tax now.

  • Rise of Newt Gingrich     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Is Newt Gingrich the new frontrunner in the race for the GOP nomination? CNBC's John Harwood, provides the answer.

  • Presidential Candidate Masterminds Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 9:58 AM ET
    Mamas, why let your babies grow up to be cowboys when they can be political consultants? Herding voters instead of cattle pays better, and if they win, these roving guns generally follow their candidate into a prestigious White House job. If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects. Can we tell anything about the candidates from their choice of consultant? A White House hopeful’s pick i

    If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects.

  • Forbes on Presidential Race     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief, Forbes Media, Forbes Media, discusses the Presidential race, his support of Rick Perry (R-TX) and the likelihood of his own entry.

  • Barack Obama

    It’s the economy stupid—maybe not. President Obama with the help of Congressional allies has turned the key issues to his advantage.

  • Exaggerations, Misstatements in Latest GOP Debate Sunday, 13 Nov 2011 | 4:33 PM ET
    GOP symbol and cash

    We found several exaggerations and misstatements in the latest Republican presidential candidates’ debate.

  • What to Look Out for in Tonight's GOP Debate Saturday, 12 Nov 2011 | 1:12 PM ET
    Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    Republican candidates will challenge President Barack Obama on foreign policy, an issue they have given scant attention in recent weeks, in a debate Saturday night.

  • GOP Debate Drilldown     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing the policy behind the politics in the GOP debate, with Mort Zuckerman, Boston Properities CEO, and which candidate walk away the clear winner, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Michael Steele, former RNC Chairman.

  • Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse.

  • Key Moment From GOP Debate     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 11:10 AM ET

    Is this the end for Texas governor Rick Perry? Insight on where the GOP candidates stand now, with Damon Munchus, The Cypress Group and Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy.

  • Rick Perry Says Debate Gaffe Won't End His Campaign Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    GOP Candidate Rick Perry at Presidential Debate

    Rick Perry moved into spin control Thursday after a stumble during the Republican presidential debate, and insisted it won't force him out of the presidential race.

  • Donald Trump Debate Reaction     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president, shares his thoughts on what candidates should do when they don't have the answers during a live debate. Trump says Rick Perry's moment of not naming the third agency he plans to close down did not help his campaign.