An inexpensive place with a friendly regulatory climate, Iowa ranks well annually. But is suffers from a shortage of skilled labor.» Read More
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how municipalities can cash in on the early spring this year.
Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
CNBC's John Harwood offers perspective on the race for the U.S. presidency. Chip Saltsman, former Huckabee campaign manager, also weighs in.
Debating whether Tim Carney, Washington Examiner, got his facts straight in his latest piece on populism, taxes, blue collar workers, and Rick Santorum, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
The two strongest Republican candidates to emerge from the Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, both are open to bombing Iran's nuclear weapons program, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Chuck Todd, NBC News has the latest details on the Iowa shake-up of the GOP field, and discussing the differences between the candidates, with Jen Psaki, fmr. White House deputy comm. dir.; Phil Musser, fmr. Romney 2008 campaign advisor; and Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy partner. Also, Robert Costa, National Review reports on Rick Santorum's chances against Mitt Romney, going into New Hampshire.
Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann announced her decision to drop out of the presidential race Wednesday, leaving her supporters up for grabs to other GOP contenders.
Mitt Romney's is favored to win the New Hampshire primary on January 10th. Discussing what other candidates, like Rick Santorum need to do now to boost their campaign to land them in a position to gain momentum in the race, with R. Donahue Peebles, The Peebles Corporation; Howard Dean, former Vermont governor, and Jim Nussle, OMB director.
Discussing the lessons learned from Iowa for Republicans and Democrats, with Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine, and Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline.
CNBC's John Harwood has the update on the Iowa caucuses.
Ralph Reed, Faith & Freedom Coalition provides perspective on the Iowa caucuses, and Rick Santorum's strategy.
Discussing the likely outcome of the Iowa caucus and a look ahead to New Hampshire's GOP primary and Mitt Romney's big lead there, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Bob Lutz, fmr. General Motors vice chairman; and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher. Also, an update from Iowa, with Robert Costa, Nation Review.
CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details on the GOP Iowa caucuses, and which candidates are taking the lead.
While Mitt Romney appears to have the highest likelihood of paying off as a top two finisher in the Iowa caucuses, his market value has started to decline, according to trading data in the University of Iowa's Electronic Political Futures Markets.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the growing disparity between the "haves" and "have nots" of Iowa's economy.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest poll numbers from the Iowa Caucuses, saying "a new NBC/Marist poll shows in fact, Mitt Romney has a slight lead over Obama."
Sharing insight into the upcoming Republican primaries starting next week, with former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell and former New Hampshire senator Judd Gregg.
CNBC's John Harwood shares insight into who could really win the Iowa Caucus.
Grading Newt's tax plan and breaking down the GOP presidential field and the likely frontrunner, after the Iowa caucuses, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor in chief; Jared Bernstein, fmr. chief economist to VP Joe Biden; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.