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  • Rick Perry: Flat Tax is ‘Tax Cut for Everyone’  Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 7:12 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry outlines his flat tax plan at the ISO Poly Films factory on October 25, 2011 in Gray Court, South Carolina.

    Presidential candidate Rick Perry dismissed criticism his flat tax would raise taxes for the middle class, saying his economic plan will “lower taxes across the board.” He’s also looking to pull back every regulation that’s been implemented since the 2008 financial crisis.

  • What Would You Ask the GOP Candidates? Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 10:52 AM ET
    Your Money your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    We want to know what you would ask the candidates at CNBC's Your Money, Your Vote Republican Presidential Debate on November 9 at 8p ET.  Here's how you can send us your suggested question on jobs, housing, the economy, taxes, or your money.

  • For Republicans, Judicial Power Is a Campaign Issue Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 3:52 AM ET
    Gavel

    Republican presidential candidates are issuing biting and sustained attacks on the federal courts and the role they play in American life. The New York Times reports.

  • Herman Cain's 9-9-9: Bathroom Reading? Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:47 PM ET
    Herman Cain

    9-9-9 Plan is perfect in that it so simple, it sells itself.

  • Former UK PM Brown Calls for US Leadership Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 11:06 AM ET
    Prime Minister Gordon Brown

    Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called on the United States to show leadership on the global economic recovery at the next G20 Summit to be held in Nice, France next month.

  • China's Slowdown is Manufactured     Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 9:10 PM ET

    Aaron Boesky, CEO of Marco Polo Pure Asset Management, says China's moderating pace of growth is exactly what the government wants and he remains bullish on the country's stocks.

  • UK Defense Secretary Resigns Over Best Man Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 5:42 AM ET
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (front 2nd Left) calls an end to a group picture with his new cabinet ministers in the garden of Number 10 Downing Street in London, England.

    Embattled UK secretary of state for defense Liam Fox resigned from the government on Friday after a week of continuing allegations relating to his close friend and self-styled adviser Adam Werrity.

  • Chris Christie Backs Romney In Presidential Run Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 9:29 PM ET
    Chris Christie Mitt Romney

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — who spurned repeated calls to run for president himself — endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, sending a signal to the skeptical GOP establishment to fall in line behind the former Massachusetts governor.

  • After Rocky Start, More Study and Sleep for Perry Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 4:02 AM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    Rick Perry of Texas struggled through his first three debates, so his aides have staged practice sessions, complete with a stand-in for Mitt Romney. He has stirred outrage among conservatives on immigration, so he is defending his stance on the campaign trail as good economics, report the New York Times.

  • NFL Political Donations Show the League Leans Right Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 3:59 PM ET

    A new study out today from the Center for Responsive Politics ranked NFL teams by the volume of campaign money given by players, owners, executives and their spouses.

  • Jack Welch: How I'd Fix The Economy Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 4:57 PM ET
    Jack Welch

    Saying President Obama has "shown no ability to lead," former General Electric chairman Jack Welch gave CNBC his own three-part prescription Thursday for improving the U.S. economy.

  • Our Austerity Plan Will Work: UK Prime Minister Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 11:28 AM ET
    David Cameron

    The British Prime Minister David Cameron defended the coalition government’s austerity plans on Wednesday telling delegates at the Conservative party’s annual conference in Manchester: “Our plan is right, and our plan will work.”

  • Gov. Chris Christie’s Decision Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:06 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    So, Gov. Chris Christie gracefully, elegantly, and forcefully decided to stay out of the race.

  • Christie: 'Now Is Not My Time' to Run for President Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 1:26 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced at a news conference Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2012.

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    The UK’s finance minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne vowed to continue the coalition government’s austerity program on Monday telling delegates at his Conservative party’s annual conference in Manchester, UK, that Britain would “ride out the storm.”

  • GOP Leadership

    GOP candidates could get ahead by advocating gold-backed money, says blogger Jeffrey Bell.

  • UK Needs Growth Not Just Austerity: Opposition Leader Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:56 AM ET
    Ed Miliband, UK Labour party leader

    The UK needs a new economic plan for the 21st century that rewards the real wealth creators and not just "predators who are just interested in the fast buck", the Labour party leader  - the UK’s main opposition party  -  Ed Miliband said on Tuesday.

  • Chris Christie

    They are rich. They are unattached. They are looking for a little excitement. Meet the Draft Christie committee, a small but influential group of Republican-leaning donors and activists, many based in New York, united by a shared desire to see Gov.Chris Christie of New Jersey run for president. The New York Times reports.

  • UK's Labour Still Has a Trust Issue on the Economy Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    Prime Minister Gordon Brown

    As Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls wrapped up his speech to the Labour party conference on Monday, one thing became abundantly clear: Labour still have a trust issue when it comes to the economy.

  • Britain Needs a Plan That Works: UK Opposition Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:22 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    The UK’s opposition finance spokesman Ed Balls called on the government to provide a credible policy to encourage economic growth telling delegates at the Labour party’s annual conference the coalition government’s austerity plan “just wasn’t working”.

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