• Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney     Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his endorsement of Mitt Romney for President, live from the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Las Vegas.

  • Mitt Romney

    The 2012 presidential campaign offers Republicans the opportunity for a robust debate on the roles of free markets and state intervention in defining the opportunities the economy offers Americans.

  • Trump to Endorse Gingrich? Romney? Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 10:12 AM ET
    Newt Gingrich, Donald Trump, Mitt Romney

    Media organizations report real-estate magnate and former presidential candidate Donald Trump is to endorse Newt Gingrich. But wait! Others say it's Mitt Romney. The Donald keeps 'em guessing.

  • Trump Intends to Endorse Gingrich: AP Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 8:35 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks to the media as Donald Trump listens at Trump Tower following a meeting between the two on December 5, 2011 in New York City.

    Donald Trump intends to endorse Newt Gingrich's GOP presidential bid, The Asssociated Press reports.

  • Romney Stock Trades Clash With Divestment Pledge Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    Mitt Romney

    During his presidential campaign in 2007, Republican candidate Mitt Romney promised that a trust overseeing his financial portfolio would shed any investments that conflicted with GOP positions toward Iran, China, stem cell research and other issues.

  • Romney: 'Not Concerned About the Very Poor' Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 10:35 AM ET
    Mitt Romney greets supporters as he arrives for a campaign event in front of a foreclosed home January 24, 2012 in Lehigh Acres, Florida.

    Mitt Romney says he's "not concerned about the very poor" because they have an "ample safety net" and he's focused instead on relieving the suffering of the middle class.

  • Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) shares his thoughts on why he will not choose a candidate to back and says voters want to see a candidate tackling issues such as unemployment and the struggling economy.

  • Sen. Fred Thompson: Romney's Got Work to Do     Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 7:44 AM ET

    Former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) weighs in on why Mitt Romney needs to work harder on attracting conservative votes.

  • Romney's Big Win in Florida     Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 7:13 AM ET

    Mitt Romney needs to unify a Republican base and do it in a way that doesn't diminish his opportunity to appeal to independents who he will need to win the election in November, says Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group chairman/CEO & former Reagan chief of staff, who adds that Romney needs to start building energy and appeal that he is the person that is most electable.

  • Romney Wins Florida in A Landslide     Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the highlights from Florida's primary and the negative campaigning between candidates.

  • Colbert's Super PAC Raises Over $1 Million Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 3:26 PM ET
    Stephen Colbert

    Stephen Colbert's sway in the presidential election might be a joke, but he's got some real financial muscle — more than a  million bucks.

  • Florida Polls: Romney in the Lead     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 11:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the update on voters heading to the polls in Florida.

  • Florida Primary Showdown: Romney vs Gingrich     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    Republican candidates are facing off in Florida today. Insight on which candidate will lead, with Emil Henry, Henry, Tiger CEO and Sara Taylor Fagen, DDC Advocacy.

  • Fagen: The Long Republican Road Ahead? Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    A supporter listens to Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speak to supporters at Dolphin Aviation in Sarasota, Florida, on January 24, 2012.

    Pundits, pollsters, and political forecasters can agree on at least one thing following this tumultuous Republican primary season. Not since 1976, when Ronald Reagan racked up victories in Southern and Midwest primaries and took his fight all the way to the Republican convention that year, has the race for the Republican nomination been so interesting.

  • Gov. Sununu: Gingrich is a Disaster     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 7:13 AM ET

    "People need to understand regardless of what happens in Florida, Mitt Romney is the best candidate," says Gov. John Sununu (R-NH), "and the Republican party will realize that Newt Gingrich is a disaster, he is untrustworthy, and frankly he is not even good at debates." Sununu discusses the where the Republican campaign is headed, with former DNC chairman Howard Dean.

  • Romney Leads Polls Ahead of FL Primary     Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

    GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running ahead of rival Newt Gingrich in polls a day before voting begins in Florida's Republican primary, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Is Obama Using Tax Plan for His Campaign? Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 1:01 PM ET

    Aiming tax increases at millionaires and companies that ship jobs abroad may help frame the fairness theme of President Obama's re-election campaign, but GOP leaders say it's a plan that has little chance of passing Congress.

  • Florida Primary Race Heats Up     Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    According to the latest Florida poll, Mitt Romney holds a 14 point lead over Newt Gingrich. Insight with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.

  • Years of Despair Add to Uncertainty in Florida Race Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 10:46 AM ET
    Florida Buildings

    Shifting demographics and long-term despair add an unpredictable element to the GOP presidential fight for Florida,  The New York Times reports.

  • Everything we should be doing should concentrate on growing the economy, says Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI). Small businesses are getting killed by regulations such as Dodd-Frank, he adds.

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