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Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his endorsement of Mitt Romney for President, live from the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Las Vegas.
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.
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.
Donald Trump intends to endorse Newt Gingrich's GOP presidential bid, The Asssociated Press reports.
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.
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.
Former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) weighs in on why Mitt Romney needs to work harder on attracting conservative votes.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the highlights from Florida's primary and the negative campaigning between candidates.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the update on voters heading to the polls in Florida.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
According to the latest Florida poll, Mitt Romney holds a 14 point lead over Newt Gingrich. Insight with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.
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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