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  • Boeing CEO says expects union deal in "few weeks" Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina, Oct 1- Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney said on Monday he expects contract talks with the company's 23,000 unionized engineers to result in a "successful resolution over the next few weeks."

  • Justices open big term with new human rights case Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. Cases involving some of the most emotional issues in American life are likely to be decided after voters choose a president and new Congress next month.

  • Officers elected to Southern newspapers board Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 11:35 AM ET

    Barrett, president and CEO of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., in Montgomery, Ala., was elected during the group's meeting in Naples on Monday. The new treasurer is Gregg K. Jones, president and CEO of Jones Media in Greeneville, Tenn. He's co-publisher of The Greenville Sun.

  • Akin parses stand on pet projects in Senate bid Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:36 AM ET

    Todd Akin has backed almost $100 million for pet projects in recent years, including money for home-state military programs and local highway work. During his Republican Senate primary this summer, Akin even aired a television ad proudly defending his effort to bring home federal dollars for production of military armor in his district.

  • High court begins new term with human rights case Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:09 AM ET

    WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.

  • States With the Most Federal Funding Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Federal spending per capita: $30,318Total federal spending: $577.80 billionNumber of state residents: 19.1 millionThe state of Florida was the recipient of the most federal spending in the nation, both in total and on a per capita basis. It’s similar to second-place Louisiana in that one of the 10 prime awards it received went to the Department of Health and Human Services, and all the others went to the Department of Homeland Security.Other than the Harris Corporation, a telecommunications comp

    Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.

  • Where the 47 Percent Live Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 4:58 PM ET
    Total Returns: 10,995,576Returns With Income Tax Liability: 6,760,829Returns With No Income Tax Liability: 4,234,747Nonpayers: 38.5%According to Kasprak, Texas doesn’t rank very high in terms of the factors that contribute to high populations of nonpayers. It is, however, second in the nation in terms of recipients receiving refundable child tax credits.“This indicates a higher-than-normal percentage of low-income people choosing to have children,” he said. “So that is likely a big part of the n

    Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.

  • Busiest U.S. Trade Hubs Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.

  • Michelin CEO on Job Creation     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    Michelin CEO, Pete Selleck discusses his company's new plant in South Carolina and the 500 jobs it will provide.

  • Gov. Nikki Haley on Unions & Govt. Overreach     Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    The Kudlow Report's Larry Kudlow reveals two more of his ten commandments of growth, and Gov. Nikki Haley, (R-SC) discusses the battle between big government and business.

  • State of the GOP Race     Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 7:28 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reports on whether MItt Romney or Newt Gringrich can claim the frontrunner position heading into Florida's primary, with Dick Armey, FreedomWorks.

  • Mitt Romney

    Less than 48 hours after Newt Gingrich  won the South Carolina primary, Mitt Romney launched a coordinated campaign attack against his newly strengthened rival. 

  • Mitt Romney

    Stung by a South Carolina setback that capped a bad week, Mitt Romney said he would release his tax returns Tuesday in hopes of ending a campaign distraction.

  • Newt Gingrich Wins South Carolina Primary Saturday, 21 Jan 2012 | 10:36 PM ET

    Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset win in the South Carolina primary, dealing a sharp blow to Mitt Romney. Gingrich said his victory was a blow to "elites" and took swipes at President Obama.

  • GOP Campaign: Hours to Decide, Few Willing to Commit Saturday, 21 Jan 2012 | 6:47 AM ET

    From country restaurants to suburban shopping malls, voters facing 4 options in the Republican primary seemed to shrug and say, “I haven’t decided.” The New York Times reports.

  • South Carolina Two-Horse Race: Mitt vs. Newt     Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 7:16 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reports the latest poll numbers ahead of the South Carolina primary, and debating whether Newt Gingrich or Mitt Romney is the better candidate to face President Obama in the election, with Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company, and fmr Rep.Rick Lazio, (R-NY).

  • Will Newt's Ex-Wife End His GOP Run?     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:06 PM ET

    Should ABC news release the Marianne Gingrich interview before the South Carolina primary? Brent Bozell, Media Research Center founder and president, weighs in, and discussing tonight's GOP debate and the lay of the land in South Carolina, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-in-chief; Robert Shrum, Democratic strategist; and Tony Fratto, fmr. White House deputy press secy.

  • Can Newt Keep His Private Life Out of Race?     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review, has the latest details on an interview by Newt's ex-wife, and discussing whether Gingrich can overcome the fallout, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-in-chief; Robert Shrum, Democratic strategist; and Tony Fratto, fmr. White House deputy press secy.

  • Race for GOP Nomination in South Carolina     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood offers perspective on the race for the U.S. presidency. Chip Saltsman, former Huckabee campaign manager, also weighs in.

  • Latest Polls: Newt & Mitt Match-Up     Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Chuck Todd reports the latest polls show Gingrich gaining ground on frontrunner, Mitt Romney, with former Gov. Howard Dean, (D-VT); James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, and discussing the "Palin Factor", with J.C. Watts, J.C. Watts Companies. Also, Romney's response to Gingrich's surge, with fmr. Sen. Jim Talent, (R-MO).