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CNBC's Scott Cohn and Eamon Javers offer insight on the state of the business climate for three key political swing states: Wisconsin, Virginia and Ohio.
CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how Texas was able to capture the title of "Top State for Business" for the third time.
The Lone Star State is tops again, displacing Virginia, which didn't even finish second this year. And who's last? Rhode Island.
Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), discusses jobs creation in the Lone Star State and health care coverage, with Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL).
Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.
The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.
A senior at Stephen F. Austin University is the founder of a political action committee that is shaking up House races in Texas.
A new crop of graduates is about to flood not just the job market, but the rental market. So where will the new grads move? Here's a list of the best cities for recent college grads.
Last year’s collection of 10 Homes of Country Music Stars barely scratched the surface of the number of performers’ homes on the market, recently sold, being purchased or getting unloaded.
The following is a list the most expensive of the sporting events that had the most expensive luxury box suites, from baseball to basketball to football and more.
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.
Dow Chemical chairman and CEO, Andrew Liveris, discusses his company's plans to construct a multi-billion dollar plant in Texas and create thousands of jobs.
TripAdvisor looked at the busiest U.S. airports and user-generated reviews to see which ones were rated the best by the general flying public.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
Don’t count out former Sen. Rick Santorum in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, wealthy backer Foster Friess said Wednesday.
Carl Parker, The Weather Channel, has the latest details on a series of tornadoes touching down in the Dallas area, causing airport delays, and heavy structural damage to buildings.
NBC station KXAS in Fort Worth, Texas, shows dramatic ground-level video from one of its storm watchers as a tornado touches down in Kennedale, Texas.
Residential real estate in Texas and other central states is a well-oiled machine. Literally — energy production in the central U.S. has helped bolster the region’s economies, and that has translated to the local housing markets.
If the U.S. Supreme Court finds the Obama mandatory health insurance law constitutional "it's going to basically bankrupt the states," Texas Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC.
Pete Williams, NBC News, reports on the first day of arguments on Obamacare at the Supreme Court, and discussing what to expect from the proceedings, with Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General. Also, debating whether the new health care law is a case of government overreach, with Tom Daschle, DLA Piper senior policy advisor, and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK).