*China in focus after alarming markets with bond default. *Sanctions on Russia could hurt the West as well. Federal Reserve meeting and Western sanctions on Russia will give financial markets plenty of pause for thought in the week to come but it could be China that sets the economic weather.» Read More
In an election year, tough House budget proposals to cut domestic programs such as Medicaid, food stamps and transportation appear destined to go back on the shelf in favor of more pedestrian, politically safe goals.
Discussing an IRS plan to audit people making $500k or more a year, with Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association, and Mark Everson, former IRS commissioner.
The transition from serving in the U.S. Armed Forces to working in the private sector can be a difficult one.
On Tuesday, the USPS launched a new marketing campaign to promote “Every Door Direct Mail,” a shipping service for small businesses with postage rates starting at 14.5 cents per piece.
Conservative Republicans controlling the House unveiled a budget blueprint Tuesday that combines slashing cuts to safety net programs for the poor with sharply lower tax rates in an election-year manifesto painting clear campaign differences with President Barack Obama.
Eager to draw a contrast with President Barack Obama on taxes and spending, Republicans controlling the House are releasing on Tuesday an election-year budget plan that would impose sharp cuts on many programs in hopes of taming trillion dollar-plus deficits, but would still fail to reach balance over the coming decade.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Bill Herr, Trader Wealth Management, discuss complexities in the tax code and the IRS.
Voter fraud is either rampant and requires strict measures like photo IDs to stop it—or—it's an overblown dispute, only being used as a weapon to keep certain groups from the polls.
Some of the undecided superdelegates say they expect the former Massachusetts governor to be the eventual nominee but, like many Republican voters, they're not quite ready to embrace him.
Mitt Romney and some of his top aides used private email accounts to conduct state business at times when Romney was governor of Massachusetts, according to The Associated Press.
Republican activists foresee a long presidential campaign that almost certainly will nominate Mitt Romney but may leave him weakened in the battle against President Obama.
Insight on whether rising gas prices are Mitt Romney's best cards to defeat President Barack Obama in the 2012 election, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, (R-NH), and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, (D-CT).
A super political action committee supporting Rick Santorum in the Republican presidential race says it's time for Newt Gingrich to drop out.
The US economy is "in danger of becoming a carbon copy of European nations" because of President Obama's "big-government" policies, GOP contender Mitt Romney told CNBC Wednesday.
Mitt Romney narrowly defeated Rick Santorum in the battleground state of Ohio, bringing his total to five states for Super Tuesday. Rick Santorum won three states.
Mitt Romney's uninspiring showing in Super Tuesday's primaries nonetheless moves him closer to the Republican presidential nomination. But a string of events and voter data underscore his challenge in winning independent voters turned off by the long, divisive primary.
President Barack Obama collected the most votes in the Oklahoma Democratic primary, but lost in 15 counties.
fter four straight losses to Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum won at least three states on Super Tuesday and was aggressively challenging Romney in the night's marquee race in Ohio.
Rewarded with a home state win, Newt Gingrich cast the presidential campaign as a contest between elites and Main Street and said that Americans are rewarding his "power of ideas."
Rick Santorum was drawing strong support Tuesday from the most conservative voters in Ohio's Republican presidential primary, according to early results of an exit poll of voters.