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  • Early Election Call in Spain Unnerves Markets Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 7:59 AM ET
    Spain

    Spain’s government called early elections for November 20 on Friday, putting the country's economy, which has already come under speculative attack by bond investors, back in the spotlight.

  • President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    Does Wall street have a problem with President Barack Obama?  Not if his fundraising or reelection efforts tell us anything.

  • Obama's Campaign War Chest     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the new report on President Obama's fundraising efforts for his 2012 re-election campaign.

  • Obama Has More US Support Than GOP in Debt Talks Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 6:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama holds a stronger political position than Republicans entering the end-game of their standoff over the debt ceiling, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll has found.

  • Iowa to Be Critical Showdown for Pawlenty Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 3:24 PM ET
    Tim Pawlenty

    Presidential campaigns are marathons, but time is running short for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.  Once viewed as the principal rival to GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, Pawlenty has struggled with lackluster donations, weak poll ratings, a sub-par debate performance and new home-grown competition from Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann.

  • Can the UK Prime Minister Survive Murdoch Scandal? Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 8:03 AM ET
    David Cameron

    he News of the World phone hacking scandal heaped further pressure on the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on Monday as more questions were raised about his appointment of the paper's former editor Andy Coulson as his director of communications.

  • Mandel Is a (Political) Tease Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    Josh Mandel

    “I’m receiving a lot of encouragement to do that,” the 33-year-old Andrew Ross Sorkin-lookalike Josh Mandel told me this morning. When I asked him if he was running for Senate, he said:“This is the first time in my life where I've heard from baby boomers, senior citizens and folks across the state who have told me never in their life have they been so concerned.”

  • Crisis of Confidence in Merkel and Trichet: Analyst Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:09 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Since the euro zone debt crisis began, disagreements between the German Chancellor and the head of the European Central Bank have hampered attempts to find a lasting solution, analysts have said.

  • Bernanke Fears Will Help Obama in 2012: Analyst Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 1:37 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will do whatever it takes to avoid deflation and the main beneficiary of the Fed chairman’s policy response is likely to be President Obama and his re-election hopes, according to Thanos Papasavvas, the Head of Currency Management at Investec Asset Management.

  • Rep. Ron Paul to Retire from Congress in 2012 Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 12:41 PM ET

    Texas Rep. Ron Paul says he will retire from Congress when his term runs out in 2012 and will focus on his campaign for president.

  • Pheu Thai Win Will Fuel Inflation: Economists Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 2:17 AM ET
    Yingluck Shinawatra greets the media before giving a celebration speech at the Pue Thai party headquarters July 3, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. Early exit polls put Yingluck, the sister of ousted former leader Thaksin Shinawatra ahead as Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva concedes the election. The apparent election result paves the way for Yingluck Shinawatra to become Thailand's first female prime minister.

    The decisive win by Thailand's opposition Pheu Thai party may have removed some uncertainty over the country's political future, but questions remain over the country's economic outlook, analysts told CNBC on Monday.

  • Bachmann Kicks Off Presidential Campaign Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    Outspoken congresswoman and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann cast herself as the "bold choice" for the Republican presidential nomination, as she formally kicked off her campaign Monday in her Iowa home town.

  • Jack Welch: Just 3 Serious GOP Presidential Contenders Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 11:52 AM ET
    Jack Welch appears on Squawk Box.

    The former G.E. Chairman explains who he thinks will top the Republican presidential ticket and what he thinks the country needs from its leader.

  • I think there is an equal and even more widespread threat to democracy from another corner. It is a feature of management practices in today’s businesses.

  • We have all heard the phrase Americans "voting with their wallets."

  • Still Room for Change to US Healthcare: Pharma Exec Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:56 AM ET

    The problems facing US healthcare have not yet been fully resolved, according to the chief executive of AstraZeneca.

  • 7 in G.O.P., Civil to Each Other, Hit at Obama Instead Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    Opening a new phase in a race to define the direction of their party, the leading Republican presidential candidates gathered  for the first time to debate, the York Times reports.

  • Obama Seeks to Win Back Wall St. Cash Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:22 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    A few weeks before announcing his re-election campaign, President Obama convened two dozen Wall Street executives, many of them longtime donors, in the White House’s Blue Room the New York Times reports.

  • Istanbul's Arasta Bazaar

    Turkish citizens went to vote Sunday in an election with a lot at stake.

  • 'Poster Child of Entitlement' Must Change: Economist Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 4:44 AM ET
    lisbon portugal

    A new government is in place in Portugal, tasked with tackling the problems facing one of the sick men of Europe. Unfortunately, new faces in government do not in any way change the problems being faced by a country, according to one analyst.

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