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The only thing that stands in the way of a boom in economic growth is fiscal policy, former Senator Judd Gregg said on Thursday.
Going beyond Mitt Romney's reference to 47 percent not paying federal income taxes, we looked at the rest of the secretly recorded video and found other instances where Romney’s facts do not always add up.
Mitt Romney says he cares about the poor and middle class as he tries to stem criticism over secretly recorded comments that he doesn't worry about the half of the country that doesn't pay federal income taxes.
Mitt Romney needs to a lay out a clearer, more encompassing vision of what he will do as president and not get sidetracked by small controversies, businessman and author Jack Welch said.
President Obama has widened his lead over Mitt Romney, according to the latest NBC/WSJ poll. The results come as Romney struggles to explain remarks deriding Obama supporters in a leaked video.
Restaurant sales are projected to grow 2.8 percent in Q3 versus 3.5 percent one year ago.
Amid all the discussion about the political impact of the Mitt Romney secret taping story this week is one unanswered question: Did the person who made the tape commit a crime?
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a fundraising event earlier this year that “there are 47 percent who are with him (Obama), who are dependent upon the government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to take care of them.”
Governor Romney is right. The United States must get tough with China to restore growth and good paying jobs.
More than $153 million has been spent this year on TV ads promoting fossil fuels or criticizing Obama-backed clean energy, nearly four times the amount spent by the other side, The New York Times reports.
Preisdent Obama points to the small donors to his re-election bid, but his top bundlers have raised or given at least $200 million through the end of May, The New York Times reports.
A top Congressional Republican expressed skepticism on Thursday about how much the Federal Reserve can do with a new round of to bolster the economy and spur hiring, adding that it underscored how uncertain conditions really are.
Security at US embassies and other diplomatic grounds isn't the same worldwide. Protection is paramount, but appearing too fortified can bring risks of its own, the Global Post reports.
Our Investigations Inc. fact check delves into the candidates' statements on energy.
Congress got back to work this week, but Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on how to address the country’s fiscal problems.
Rating agency Moody's is sending a message to Washington today -- with another downgrade threat. Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), weighs in.
What good is it to raise the debt ceiling if you don't address why you have debt, Senator Lindsey Graham asked on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
Republicans need a net gain of four seats to win the Senate, but what was once a good bet that they would do so is now a coin toss with Election Day less than two months away.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the U.S. government will award Bradley Birkenfeld $104 million for information he provided about Swiss bank, UBS.
Oil imports once again are a hot-button issue on the campaign trail. Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, weighs in.