FRESNO, Calif.— A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.» Read More
In front of a spirited crowd that packed the Tampa Times Forum, Chris Christie gave a solid speech which echoed Mitt Romney's programs consisting of substantial budget cuts, tax cuts, and entitlement reform.
For Mitt Romney, the road to the GOP presidential nomination began with a family tradition of public service and then came the Olympics.
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.
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.
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 are called to open cautiously Monday after mixed signals from euro zone politicians and officials over the weekend.
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.
The Republican Party will delay the bulk of its convention until Tuesday afternoon because of the severe weather forecast from Isaac.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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