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  • GOP Convention: How Grand Will the Party Be? Ask Isaac Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 3:19 PM ET
    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney kisses his wife Ann upon arriving in Tampa, Florida.

    Republicans are eager to showcase Mitt Romney as a man who understands everyday Americans and a leader who can fix the economy. But with New Orleans waiting fearfully to see where a massive storm makes landfall, no one knows how grand the party will be.

  • The main principles of the Tea Party permeate the Republican Party platform and the Republican ticket, Rep. Michele Bachmann told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

  • European markets are called to open in negative territory on Tuesday as the debate continues over how far the European Central Bank (ECB) can, or will, go to save the euro zone.

  • Most Americans Say the Rich Don't Pay Enough Taxes Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are paying too little in taxes, according to a new survey.

  • Taxes Would Jump Without Medicare Reform: Norquist Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 12:38 PM ET

    Tax rates would have to double to preserve Medicare and Social Security in their current form, tax foe Grover Norquist warned on CNBC’s "Squawk on the Street" on Monday.

  • European Markets Cautious On Euro Zone Uncertainty Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 1:10 AM ET

    European markets are called to open cautiously Monday after mixed signals from euro zone politicians and officials over the weekend.

  • President Obama Calls Romney's Ideas 'Extreme' Sunday, 26 Aug 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    US President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama said Mitt Romney has locked himself into "extreme positions" on economic and social issues and would surely impose them if elected, trying to discredit his Republican rival at the biggest political moment of his life.

  • GOP Delays Convention Business Due to Isaac Saturday, 25 Aug 2012 | 7:44 PM ET
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (L) and conention Chief Executive Officer William Harris (R) unveil the stage inside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum in preparation for the Republican National Convention on August 20, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

    The Republican Party will delay the bulk of its convention until Tuesday afternoon because of the severe weather forecast from Isaac.

  • Akin Woes Latest Hurdle for Republicans in Senate Quest Saturday, 25 Aug 2012 | 6:49 AM ET

    It's not just Todd Akin. The fallout from the Missouri Senate candidate's "legitimate rape" comment was the latest signal that the Republican path to the majority in the Senate may have just gotten tougher.

  • GOP Appeased Me on Gold Standard: Rep. Ron Paul Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 4:47 PM ET

    The U.S. could avoid a lot of its problems with a return to the gold standard, Rep. Ron Paul told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Friday.

  • Romney: Big Business Is 'Doing Fine' Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
    Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney says that most big businesses in the U.S. are "doing fine" in part because of savings they get by keeping money in "low tax havens around the world."

  • Upheaval Hits GOP Before Romney's Annointing Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (L) and conention Chief Executive Officer William Harris (R) unveil the stage inside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum in preparation for the Republican National Convention on August 20, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

    Mitt Romney wanted to preside over a made-for-TV gathering showcasing his economic credentials and GOP unity. Instead, he's heading to Tampa with the national debate focused on rape and abortion — and there's even a hurricane threat.

  • US President Barack Obama answers questions during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, August 20, 2012.

    The president distanced himself from an ad that appears to link Mitt Romney’s former firm, Bain Capital, with the cancer death of a steelworker’s wife. However, the same steelworker — and the same dubious connection — are featured on the Obama campaign’s official web site.

  • Ryan’s Stimulus Requests: Did They Work? Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
    Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan speaks after US Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his vice presidential running mate during a campaign rally at the Nauticus Museum after touring the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia, August 11, 2012.

    Paul Ryan says he regrets signing letters in 2009 requesting stimulus funds for projects in his congressional district because “it’s clear the Obama stimulus did nothing to stimulate the economy.” That is not exactly true, according to an Investigations Inc. analysis of the projects Ryan championed.

  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters during campaign event at the Family Table Restaurant in Le Mars, Iowa on December 31st.

    Mitt Romney’s campaign is doubling down on its claim that President Obama “gutted” the work requirement under the 1996 welfare reform law. A new ad released Monday is more specific about the claim than in the past.

  • Medicare Costs

    Mitt Romney’s plan to restore $716 billion that he says President Obama “robbed” from Medicare has puzzled some experts, who say it might cost recipients hundreds of dollars a year.

  • Romney Hurt by Democratic Attacks: Poll Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 6:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Republican challenger Mitt Romney remains close behind President Obama in the race for the White House, but with growing challenges and limited time as he heads toward next week’s nominating convention, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.

  • Remembering Phyllis Diller: Stacy Keach Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:44 PM ET
    Headshot portrait of American comedian Phyllis Diller posing wide-eyed and openmouthed in an outfit with a sequined court jester's collar, circa 1984.

    The mere mention of her name makes me smile. There was nobody like her; she was one of a kind.

  • ‘Time for a Change’ in Washington: Dolphins Owner Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    Reigniting the U.S. and the world economy requires a change in U.S. leadership, Stephen Ross, Miami Dolphins owner and The Related Companies chair & CEO, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.

  • Democrats are eagerly renewing their fight against privatizing Social Security now that Republican Mitt Romney has picked Paul Ryan as his running mate.