Mark Spitznagel, the libertarian hedge fund manager, has a new part time job: economic advisor to Rand Paul's campaign for president.» Read More
The gold standard has returned to mainstream U.S. politics for the first time in 30 years, with a “gold commission” set to become part of official Republican party policy.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke maintains such a high profile on Capitol Hill, he might be more popular than pop star Justin Bieber, Booth School of Business professor Randy Kroszner told CNBC on Tuesday.
A year after the S&P downgrade, the debt is still growing, the economy may be even shakier than last year, and Congress faces another wave of policy paralysis.
If health care reform is not thrown out entirely, House GOP leaders plan to force an immediate vote to repeal President Obama's signature law, The New York Times reports.
Bill Clinton has been going off-message lately. In a way, he's like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich – a senior statesman who says what he thinks, perhaps without thinking through the implications for his 'team,' and gets in trouble. In fact, an entire literature has sprung up around why Mr. Clinton appears, at times, to be acting as a double agent for Mr. Romney, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Ron Paul won 12 of 13 delegates in Minnesota's state GOP convention. If Mitt Romney has the nomination all but tied up and Paul has effectively ended his campaign, why continue the fight?
Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday vowed that the House will not wait until after November elections to find a way to avoid a year-end "fiscal cliff" – and that House Republicans will, again, refuse to raise the national debt limit, unless Congress offsets the hike with spending cuts the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Ron Paul says he is done spending money on his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
GOP presidential candidate, Ron Paul discusses his views on the Federal Reserve, why he won't endorse Mitt Romney any time soon, and his attempt to gather delegates.
With virtually zero chance of winning the Republican presidential nomination, Rep. Ron Paul said Tuesday that he has no immediate plans to endorse Mitt Romney.
House Speaker John Boehner told CNBC he would like to see a top tax rate of 25 percent and warned that the United States had no alternative but to reduce its $16 trillion debt.
With Mitt Romney expected to coast to victory in three GOP presidential primaries, Indiana Senator Richard Lugar's re-election fight is the highest-profile contest in four states.
Republican party leaders are starting to gather in support of Mitt Romney, but not as fast as expected for a presumed presidential nominee.
Move over Ohio and Florida. Virginia is becoming the hottest new battleground in this year's race for the White House.
Democrats seem to have jumped into the lead over Republicans in fundraising so far in contests for Congress.
Newt Gingrich has lobbed one attack after another on front-runner Mitt Romney, driving down Romney's likability rating among voters. The Obama campaign has compiled the slams in a video, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
The nomination all but in hand, Mitt Romney is refocusing his efforts on challenging President Obama, raising cash for the battle and reconciling with Rick Santorum.
Newt Gingrich will suspend his bid for the Republican presidential nomination next week, NBC News reports after Mitt Romney swept primaries in five states.
Mitt Romney laid claim to a fiercely contested Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with five more primary triumphs and immediately set the tone for the general election campaign by attacking President Barack Obama over his handling of the economy.
Known as one of the richest candidates of all time, Mitt Romney spoke about his grandfather's and father's struggles with poverty while campaigning in Pennsylvania.