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Republican John McCain cast himself as an independent-minded reformer on Thursday and said he had the scars to prove it in a speech that promised Americans "change is coming" if they elect him on Nov. 4.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, John McCain's running mate, had the opportunity Wednesday night to introduce herself to the country. CNBC asked the insiders to weigh in on Palin's style and substance.
On CNBC last night Jack Welch, GE’s CEO from that firm’s salad days in the ’80s and ’90s, pointed out the dangers of a three-house Democratic sweep. He says it’s dangerous for both the stock market and the economy.
Sarah Palin touted her small-town roots and lashed out at Democrat Barack Obama during a highly anticipated speech to the Republican convention on Wednesday, ridiculing her critics as out-of-touch elitists who do not understand everyday life in America.
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton defeated Senator Barack Obama in the Ohio and Texas primaries on Tuesday, ending a string of defeats and allowing her to soldier on in a Democratic presidential nomination race that now seems unlikely to end any time soon.
Sarah Palin prepared for the speech of her life Wednesday as John McCain's campaign called for an end to questions about its review of her background and derided a "faux media scandal designed to destroy the first female Republican nominee" for vice president.
John McCain and Barack Obama have begun recalibrating their strategies for the presidential campaign in a contest recast by Mr. McCain’s unexpected selection of Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska as his running mate, the NewYork Times reports.
Calling all shoppers: If the presidential elections were held today, for whom would you vote? It turns out your shopping habits could be an indicator of that decision, according to a recent survey.
If you are what you eat, could what you drink signal who you’ll vote for this November? A recent survey found people who get their coffee from Starbucks prefer Barack Obama over John McCain, while McDonald’s coffee drinkers favor McCain over Obama.
Neither of the two contenders for president understands the economy and they are likely to cause more problems than they would solve, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Jim Rogers holdings, told "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin made history on Friday as the first woman to be a Republican vice presidential nominee. Below is a roundup of her recent appearances on CNBC, including her speech today after being chosen as John McCain's running mate.
Three headlines from the Democratic convention Wednesday: One is the search for unity. Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton pleased Team Obama by telling her supporters that helping Obama win in November is a matter of conscience. But there are more question marks tonight...
The continuing federal bailout of Wall Street is undermining prospects that the next administration will tackle one of the nation's biggest education problems — that higher education effectively excludes some 400,000 academically qualified students every year.
There were two emotional centerpieces in the first night of the Democratic National Convention. And another big one comes tonight -- with big consequences for the success of the DNC gathering in Denver.
Federal authorities are looking into reports that a man arrested with rifles, ammunition and drugs in his truck may have made threats against Barack Obama, officials said Monday.
A principal concern of Barack Obama's campaign is preventing lingering tensions with Hillary Clinton and her supporters from clouding the message he wants the Democratic National Convention in Denver to convey to swing voters: about his life story, about the shortcomings of John McCain, and about his own vision for the country.
As the Democrats prepare for the national convention in Denver, Barack Obama's wife Michelle is set to take the stage. Watch the CNBC.com video for John Harwood's analysis.
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Republican candidate John McCain has pulled closer to Democrat Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
The preliminary schedule of public events for the Democratic National Convention.
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