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  • California Wildfire Damages Could Top $1.6 Billion Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 12:27 AM ET
    A Los Angeles County firefighter braces against wind and flames as fire leaps across Rambla Pacifico in the Santa Monica Mountains.

    Insured losses from California wildfires could exceed $1.6 billion if the fires continued tospread, a risk modeling firm said Thursday.

  • GOP/Dems "Rangel" Over "Who's Best On Taxes" In 2008 Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 4:24 PM ET
    Charles Rangel

    Charlie Rangel’s tax reform bill isn't likely to become law anytime soon. Yet its already an active part of the presidential campaign, as Republicans try to reclaim control of the tax issue in advance of the 2008 elections.

  • Rangel Tax Plan Would Rewrite Much GOP Policy Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 3:58 PM ET

    The House's top Democratic tax writer on Thursday unveiled a $1 trillion plan to repeal the alternative minimum tax and lower the tax burden of most lower- and middle-income people.

  • Rudy Giuliani's Still A Heavy Hitter Even As Boston Fan Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 4:39 PM ET

    Presidential rivals are having lots of fun with Rudy Giuliani's statement that he's rooting for the Red Sox in the World Series, casting it as a John Kerry-style, "against-'em-before-I-was-for-'em," made-for-New Hampshire flip-flop for a candidate who has been so staunchly identified with the Yankees. 

  • GOP "Happy Hour" Is Democrats' Opportunity? Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 2:39 PM ET

    In their interview this morning with my colleague Dylan Ratigan, President Bush's economic advisers emphasized all that was going right with the American economy: low inflation, a strong job market, continued growth and booming exports, whether those exports are driven by a weaker dollar or not.

  • California Wildfire Damages Pegged at $1 Billion Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 2:19 PM ET

    Firefighters battling 15 fires across Southern California got a break from slowing winds Wednesday, but major blazes burned unchecked for a fourth day.

  • Schwarzenegger: California Fires to Hit Economy Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 9:55 PM ET

    Wildfires continued to burn out of control across Southern California for a third day on Tuesday as 500,000 people fled the San Diego area, and firefighters made a desperate stand to save a mountain town ringed by flames.

  • Mitt Romney Exposes His "Follicle" Cleavage Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 10:31 AM ET

    I took some grief a few months back for convicting Hillary Clinton, in this space and elsewhere, of calculation in the public display of cleavage that prompted a Washington Post fashion review and lots of talk in the blogosphere. I still think I was right.

  • Democrat Rangel Tries A Tax Reform "Squeeze" Play Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 4:25 PM ET

    House Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel has adopted an unorthodox strategy for his attempt to achieve tax reform. Forget polarization--Rangel is trying to hug the Bush administration as tightly as possible.

  • House Fails to Override SCHIP Healthcare Veto Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 1:31 PM ET

    The U.S. House Thursday failed to overturn President Bush's veto of a plan to expand a popular children's health care program and pay for it by raising tobacco taxes.

  • George Bush: Lame Duck Or Political Eagle? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 2:12 PM ET

    Presidential power ebbs and flows and George W. Bush is holding very weak cards just now. But as he likes to point out, sometimes with more than flattering zeal, he is still the president and everyone also just kibitzes. `

  • Dems: Waiting Till 2008 For "Taxing Politics?" Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 5:20 PM ET

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made some news in our interview yesterday on Power Lunch. There's been a spate of reports recently of the demise of Democratic proposals on Capitol Hill to raise taxes on the private equity industry. The speaker called those reports premature.

  • Rove, Schumer, Levin, Blakeman: My Conspiracy Theory? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 1:43 PM ET

    Those of us who cover politics in Washington are constantly trying to figure out what we DON'T know. Seeing a huddle of strange bedfellows instantly sets off our alarms that something remarkable could be happening.

  • Ron Paul and Me: The Family Political "Connection" Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 1:18 PM ET
    Republican Candidate Ron Paul

    Nothing like TV to bring a family closer together. I appeared this morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" (see clip below) and, among other things, discussed my ongoing dialogue with followers of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.

  • Ron Paul: Where I Have Some Disagreements Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 10:34 AM ET
    Ron Paul

    We've had a robust conversation over the past week between CNBC and followers of Ron Paul's presidential campaign. Sometimes I've agreed with Team Paul and disagreed with CNBC. This morning I want to talk about where Team Paul and I disagree.

  • My Open Letter To Ron Paul Supporters Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 4:51 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    I have been reading e-mailed complaints from dozens and dozens of you about CNBC.com's decision to take down our online poll gauging results of the CNBC-MSNBC-Wall Street Journal presidential debate. I agree with the complaints. I do not believe our poll was "hacked"...

  • Clinton Off Camera And The Gore "Candidacy" Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 11:07 AM ET
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

    Given the modern-day distance between national politicians and journalists like me--much greater than when my late father Richard Harwood covered presidential campaigns for the Washington Post four decades ago -it's enjoyable and valuable to get to know them at least a little better.

  • Subprime No Political Issue in New Hampshire Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 9:07 AM ET

    Developer Romeo LaCasse is building 51 homes for retirees in a scenic corner of New Hampshire filled with lakes and forests.

  • An Open Letter to the Ron Paul Faithful Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 7:21 PM ET

    Ed. note: You guys are good. Real good. You are truly a force on World Wide Web and I tip my hat to you.

  • Hillary Clinton: My "Unshrouded" One On One With Her Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 4:37 PM ET

    I traveled to New Hampshire to interview Hillary Clinton today and almost was shrouded in the sort of invisibility cloak familiar to Harry Potter fans. Why? Because up until the last minute technical difficulties led us to believe that instead of two working cameras (one on her and one on me) we would only have one.

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