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  • Corporate Giving to Candidates Hits New Highs Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 12:15 PM ET

    Corporate America is pouring money into the U.S. presidential campaign at an unprecedented rate, with a torrent of donations coming from the businesses behind the subprime mortgage crisis.

  • Bush Budget Set to Renew Battle with Congress Sunday, 3 Feb 2008 | 1:11 PM ET

    President Bush will Monday unveil a $3 trillion budget that likely will spark anew the rangling between the White House and the Democratic-led Congress over Iraq war funding, tax cuts and the sagging economy.

  • Here is my interview with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa who's a supporter of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. It's now down to Clinton and Barack Obama. Both are in a debate tonight in Los Angeles.

  • GOP Debate: Key Moment To Watch For (Dems Too) Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    Here's what to watch in tonight's GOP presidential debate at the Reagan library in California: Does Mike Huckabee work to undercut the economic arguments Mitt Romney will make against John McCain?

  • McCain Wins Tight Battle in Florida Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 12:00 PM ET
    Presidential Candidate, John McCain

    Sen. John McCain won the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday, defeating rival Mitt Romney in a close contest that gave momentum to his effort to become the party's U.S. presidential candidate, U.S. media projected.

  • John Edwards: Where Will His "Faithful" Go Now? Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Here's a video clip from this morning where I talk about John Edwards' decision to leave the Democratic presidential primary race. I talked to the Edwards' camp as well as to the Clinton people and Obama's. The speculation is that some of the Edwards' supporters such as union members will probably go to Hillary Clinton while "change" voters will go to Obama.

  • McCain Now Front Runner--Edwards To Drop Out Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 9:45 AM ET
    Presidential Candidate, John McCain

    John McCain's win last night in the Florida primary represents a huge development in the Republican presidential race. A campaign that just two weeks ago was a muddle of weak candidates now has a clear front runner.

  • Giuliani, Edwards Quit White House Race Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 9:23 AM ET
    Rudy Guiliani

    Republican Rudy Giuliani and Democrat John Edwards abandoned their failing U.S. presidential bids on Wednesday, narrowing the race in both parties to two main candidates ahead of next week's multi-state round of voting.

  • Text of Bush's Final State of the Union Address Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 10:22 PM ET

    Prepared text of President George W. Bush's final State of the Union address Monday, as provided by the White House. 

  • Bush Delivers His Final State of the Union Address Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 9:50 PM ET

    President George W. Bush, standing before Congress one last time, urged Americans to stand confident against gnawing recession fears and be patient with the grinding war in Iraq.

  • This week showcases an unusual role reversal: someplace else, for at least a moment, will look angrier and more dysfunctional than political Washington. Scarcely a minute passes on the 2008 campaign trail without ritual denunciations of paralysis in the capital because of infighting between Democrats and President Bush’s Republicans.

  • Managing Obama: My Talk With His Campaign Manager Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 9:54 AM ET

    Here is my talk with Barack Obama's campaign manager David Plouffe, about Obama's race against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. This was done last week--before the South Carolina primary, which Obama won handily--but it's worth listening to Plouffe talk about the fight for delegates in 22 states on Feb. 5--and about the attacks from former President Bill Clinton. Seems no love lost here.

  • Obama Routs Clinton in S.C., Regaining Momentum Saturday, 26 Jan 2008 | 10:47 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    Barack Obama trounced Hillary Rodham Clinton in the racially charged South Carolina primary Saturday night.

  • Stimulus Plan May Be a Boon to Higher-Priced Housing Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    Congressional leaders announced a deal with the White House Thursday on an economic stimulus package that would give most tax filers refunds of $600 to $1,200, and more if they have children.

  • Clinton, McCain Win New York Times Endorsement Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 11:32 PM ET
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

    The New York Times endorsed Democratic Sen. Hillary Clinton and Republican Sen. John McCain for their party's nominations to contest the U.S. presidential in November.

  • A Perfect Storm for Profits? Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 7:42 PM ET

    There seems to be a “coalescence” of good news for the market, Cramer says.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Congress Unveils Deal for Tax Rebates Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 4:48 PM ET
    Tax Refund Check

    Congressional leaders announced a deal with the White House Thursday on an economic stimulus package that would give most tax filers refunds of $600 to $1,200, and more if they have children.

  • Stimulus Package Debate: Not Over By A Long Shot Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 4:44 PM ET

    I woke up Wednesday morning in Washington DC, where economic crisis, which in turn means political crisis, was in the air. Fed Chairman Bernanke had cut rates the day before and helped calm financial markets. But the White House and Congress wanted to do more. Republican and Democratic leaders, who normally have guns drawn on each other, were huddling behind closed door.

  • Stimulus Plan: What's In and What's Out Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 4:16 PM ET

    Congressional leaders have a tentative deal for a bipartisan economic stimulus package that could move swiftly through Congress.  What's in it and what's out?

  • Jack Welch Grills Obama, Romney on Policy Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    Jack Welch, former chairman and chief executive of General Electric, grilled presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney about their economic and business policies. The author of "Winning" and "Straight from the Gut," also offered his own "checklist" for America's next chief executive.

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