Using our Top States for Business metrics, we judge the performance of the governors running in the 2016 US presidential election.» Read More
Some say the new stimulus will improve the economy so much President Obama is guaranteed 4 more years. But others say it may show that Obama's economic policies failed so badly, the Fed had to take extreme action.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
New polls show that Medicare ranks as the third most crucial issue to likely voters in Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin, and that more respondents in those crucial states trust President Obama to manage the program, The New York Times reports.
While the July unemployment figure rose a tenth of a point from June to 8.3 percent, the government says 44 states saw their rates increase.
Retail gasoline prices in the U.S. Midwest were as much as 50 cents higher than in the rest of the country this week, and a number of contributing factors are to blame.
Wisconsin has implemented long-term reforms to ensure the delivery of vital services, and invested in things like infrastructure, technology and education, says Gov. Scott Walker, but business needs more measures to create stability and drive growth.
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.
In this video Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker reveals why he thinks his state is a top state for business. To vote for Wisconsin tweet your vote to #TopStatesWI
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the "Badger State's" economic turnaround and why it is ranked one of CNBC's top states for business.
What U.S. cities have the best credit scores for 2012? Click to find out.
According to a recent Gallup poll, only 29 percent of Americans say they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot of confidence" in the U.S. education system. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder and CEO, discusses the quality of public education in the United States, with radio talk show host John Batchelor.
Despite his earlier opposition to Mitt Romney’s candidacy for the White House, former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz said Wednesday he backed the former Massachusetts governor.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Wednesday hailed the outcome of the Wisconsin recall election, praising Governor Scott Walker for emboldening conservatives in their drive to slash spending on a national level.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) discusses the state of U.S. debt, the political impact of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's win, and President Obama's leadership performance.
You didn’t see it in the mainstream financial media Wednesday morning. But stocks loved Governor Scott Walker’s spanking of public-sector unions and Democrats in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is set to win a recall election, made a “big mistake” by going after public unions, Democratic State Senator Chris Larson said Tuesday.
As Wisconsin voters head to the polls in a recall election that will decide the fate of Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans disagree over what — if anything — the results will mean for the presidential election in November.
Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin Tuesday.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, weighs in on making money in housing; the "unfair" recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; the issue of President Obama's birthplace; and Friday's weak jobs numbers.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the first proxy election tomorrow for the U.S. Jim Dean, Chairman of Democracy for America and Robert Costa of the National Review, share perspective on why President Obama has not campaigned in Wisconsin.