• Presidential Attack Ads: The Truth Takes a Beating Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 3:24 PM ET

    From the stump and on the airwaves, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney often glossed over exactly where the other stands on five major issues, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • HHS: Obamacare Saves $4.5 Billion on Medicare Drugs Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 3:09 PM ET

    Discounts up to 50 percent discount on premium drugs have been passed on to Medicare beneficiaries.

  • GOP Platform May Dilute Romney’s Focus on Economy Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 2:34 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during a campaign event with Republican Governors at Basalt Public High School on August 2, 2012 in Basalt, Colorado.

    Delegates to the Republican national convention will adopt a platform on Tuesday that represents a major triumph for the GOP's economic and social conservatives.

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    Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin

    Paul Ryan told CNBC's Larry Kudlow on Thursday that the first act of a Romney-Ryan administration would be to handle the “fiscal cliff" and the threat of recession.

  • In Poll, Obama Is Given Trust Over Medicare Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:10 PM ET
    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    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.

  • Medicare Costs

    Mitt Romney’s plan to restore $716 billion that he says President Obama “robbed” from Medicare has puzzled some experts, who say it might cost recipients hundreds of dollars a year.

  • NBC/WSJ Poll: 82% Disapprove of Congress     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    According to the latest NBC/WSJ Poll, some 82 percent of Americans disapprove of Congress, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • GOP Scandals Surface     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    GOP leaders are calling Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin to quit in the race after his inexcusable remarks about rape, with CNBC contributor Robert Costa. Ann Coulter, author of "Demonic," also weighs in.

  • Obamacare Overreach?     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Betsy McCaughey, author of "The Obama Health Law," explains why she thinks Obamacare health law destroys Medicare as we know it.

  • Peter Orszag, vice chairman of global banking for Citigroup Inc.

    Paul Ryan’s health care plan is flawed because it puts all its emphasis on competition, Peter Orszag, former director of the Office of Management and Budget and current vice chairman at Citigroup, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.

  • Where to Put Your Money     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors CEO, provides perspective on the U.S. economy, and shares his stock picks now.

  • Path to Prosperity?     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC Contributor Robert Costa of the National Review, discusses what could happen if Romney were to release his taxes; and Eric Eve, former Clinton White House aide; Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute; and Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post, weigh in.

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  • Rep. Ryan Hits the Buckeye State     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Romney's running mate Paul Ryan is expected to speak on Medicare tonight in Ohio, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Romney Targeting Middle Class Voters     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    Lanhee Chen, Romney for President policy director explains Mitt Romney's five-step plan for the U.S. economy

  • Obama Campaign's Game Plan     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Ben LaBolt, Obama for America national press secretary, weighs in on the differences between the Obama-Biden team versus the Romney-Ryan ticket, and discusses the political showdown on health care, entitlement reform and deficit reduction.

  • Democrats to Go 'All Out' to Distort Ryan Plan: Trump Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 8:37 AM ET
    Chairman and President of the Trump Organization, Donald Trump, speaks to several GOP women's group at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino April 28, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Democrats will do all they can to distort Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's plan to reform Medicare, Donald Trump warned on CNBC.

  • Trump on Romney-Ryan Ticket     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    "It was a bold pick and it really has energized the Republican party--whether or not it was a great pick or not, we're going to find out in about ninety days," says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, discussing Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate.

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