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Discussing Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney's rounds on Capitol Hill to make his case to conservatives, with Tony Katz, radio talk show host, and Judson Phillips, Tea Party Nation founder.
Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report host, provides a rundown of where the delegate count stands in the Republican presidential race, and what it will take to win over conservatives in the remaining primary states, with Terry Holt, Republican strategist, and Bill Hennessy, St. Louis Tea Party founder.
"This is about getting the economy going again, and getting our economy going, and putting people back to work means getting our marginal tax rates down," says Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate, discussing his 20% tax cut plan, the U.S. economic and the tough politics of campaigning, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
The death of conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart at age 43 raises the question of what will become of his thriving colony of websites.
Which GOP presidential candidate had the best message on growth and taxes at CPAC on Friday? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute, discuss.
The three GOP front-runners hit the stage at CPAC to woo the conservative crowd, on Friday. Discussing who made their case for the nomination, with Matt Kibbe, FreedomWorks; David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; and Robert Costa, National Review.
Rep. Steve King, (R-IA), discusses CPAC's conservative agenda for 2012, and which GOP candidate is likely to get their endorsement.
Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, discusses Mitt Romney's plans to get tough on spending cuts and attract Tea Party supporters. Also, discussing the heated & competitive race between Romney and Gingrich, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-in-chief; Tad Devine, Devine Mulvey partner; and Mark McKinnon, Hill & Knowlton, vice chairman.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL) discusses the Sunshine State's GOP primary. "Florida is a microcosm for the rest of the country, and whoever wins decisively here, will do well in the general election." He also weighs in on regulatory reform; jobs and economic empowerment; and what the Republican party needs to do to reach out to the Hispanic community.
It's a hog heaven in South Carolina as the mud slinging between the GOP candidates against former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney intensifies. Despite Romney's historic wins in Iowa and New Hampshire, the "excitement" is not there amongst the tea party activists and evangelicals. Tea Party God Father and former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX), who is now Chairman of FreedomWorks, is watching the primary season closely.
Barry Wynn, Colonial Trust Company president, discusses why he has withdrawn support of Rick Perry and is now backing, Mitt Romney.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the GOP, as the candidates head for South Carolina, and discussing whether the Tea Party will support Mitt Romney, should he become the nominee, with Dick Armey, FreedomWorks co-chairman, and is this now a two-man race: Romney vs. Obama, with Joy Reid, Miami Herald columnist.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest poll numbers from the Iowa Caucuses, saying "a new NBC/Marist poll shows in fact, Mitt Romney has a slight lead over Obama."
Anti-Occupy Wall Street" groups are taking on the protesters of "Occupy Black Friday" with "BUYcott Black Friday."
Debating whether Newt Gingrich will become the new GOP frontrunner to beat, with Matt Miller, Washington Post; Phil Musser, New Frontier Strategy; and Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company. Also, has President Obama gotten a little lazy about attracting foreign investment? Bob Lutz, form GM vice chairman, weighs in.
A look at where the GOP candidates stand, after Wednesday's debate, with Keith Boykin, The Daily Voice editor; Terry Jeffrey, CNS editor-In-chief, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal, senior economic writer.
Debating whether Herman Cain can move beyond the harassment charges, and refocus on his campaign. Also does Mitt Romney's new spending plan include enough spending cuts, and will the Tea Party support it? Michael Steele, former RNC Chairman; Jamal Simmons, The Raben Group; and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, weigh in.
The Occupy Wall Street protests are picking up steam and President Obama is attempting to align himself with the protesters'
Debating whether it's politically unpopular to support the Occupy Wall Street protesters, with Kevin Williamson, National Review; Keith Boykin, democratic strategist; and Armstrong Williams, National Review.
Some protesters have assailed news media outlets for scoffing at their leaderless nature and lack of agreed-upon goals, but some have also carefully courted attention from those outlets, writes Brian Stelter in the New York Times.