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The White House Correspondents Dinner, which I attended this past weekend, is one of the most unusual events I know. Where else do you find Condoleezza Rice and Pamela Anderson in the same room?
I went up to Capitol Hill this morning because about 1,200 members of the National Association of Home Builders are taking their annual day of action up here. It couldn't be more timely, as several bills are working their way through Congress to help builders and borrowers alike and to right the housing market.
Senator John McCain called for the federal government to give some money to states to help them cover people with illnesses who have been denied health insurance, The New York TImes reports.
The two Democratic candidates for president are divided on whether to implement a gas tax holiday this summer.
Enthusiasm over the 2008 presidential election is motivating some people to wear their politics on their sleeve. Literally.
It's funny the way politicians in different circumstances and different parties try to surf the same waves. I saw John McCain speak in Baton Rouge last night. He made an argument about government reform that mirrored the successful campaign themes of Louisiana's new governor Bobby Jindal
Hillary Clinton defeated rival Barack Obama in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, prolonging an increasingly negative Democratic presidential race and keeping alive her White House hopes.
Democrats in Pennsylvania make their choice on Tuesday in the presidential nominating race between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, with Clinton aiming for a big win to keep her flickering White House hopes alive.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is attracting record numbers of young voters -- but will a demographic known for low turnout vote in enough numbers to defeat Hillary Clinton in the graying state of Pennsylvania?
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Friday that rival Barack Obama could not stand the pressure of the White House after the Illinois senator complained about tough questions at a debate.
Former GOP presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rudolph Giuliani offered their economic ideas on Squawk Box today.
A bill designed to help American homeowners in danger of foreclosure also provides billions in tax breaks to unrelated or partially related industries, including automakers, airlines, alternative energy producers and other struggling industries.
In politics first impressions matter a lot, and John McCain made a good one on the American people in 2000. It still benefits him today now that he has locked up the GOP presidential nomination.
Concerns about national security laws in the United States and sensitivities over Canada’s control of its Arctic lands combined on Thursday to block a $1.3 billion takeover of Canada’s largest space equipment company by Alliant Techsystems of Edina, Minn.
Howard Dean has made sparks fly for years. His feisty 2004 presidential campaign broke fund-raising records at the time, tapping the power of the Internet in a way that signaled the path Barack Obama has followed this year.
The Senate has passed a bipartisan measure aimed at boosting the housing market and easing the threat of foreclosures.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments, I always say (ok, you know I didn't say it), but this one boggles the mind. As House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank was launching unveiled threats to lenders today that they'd better write down the value of troubled loans or face stiff regulation in the future...
President Bush has approved a plan to expand a housing program to insure loans for creditworthy homeowners unable to meet mortgage payments and which is expected to help about 500,000 borrowers by the end of this year, the White House said Wednesday.
When the 2008 presidential race began in earnest last year, no one could have imagined the Iraq war as a change of subject. But that’s what it was when Congressional testimony took John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama away from the top campaign issue--the slumping economy.
Opposition from the White House isn’t going to stop the $25 billion Housing Bill from passing the Senate. Here’s how to trade it.