Senator Rubio says he will fight to pass immigration reform.» Read More
In Senate primaries in Arizona, Florida and Alaska, veteran politicians are poised to brush back charges from insurgent outsiders and move on to the general election—possibly showing that the anti-incumbent mood of the electorate has started to soften.
People in the securities and investment industry have dramatically reversed their campaign contribution trends, shifting from overwhelming support of Democrats in 2009, to an equally overwhelming support of Republicans in 2010.
History shows that the S&P 500's performance during the three calendar months leading up to the presidential election have been a good predictor of whether the president or his party are re-elected.
Children of presidents are as close to royalty as we get in the United States and for an estimated $3 million, Chelsea Clinton will get quite the fairy tale wedding.
Taxes on US businesses are about average compared to those in the rest of the world, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Wednesday.
The world’s rich countries are now conducting a dangerous experiment. They are repeating an economic policy out of the 1930s — starting to cut spending and raise taxes before a recovery is assured — and hoping today’s situation is different enough to assure a different outcome. The NYT explains.
The United States government should not stand behind banks that mix up their trading activities with their banking activities, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker told CNBC Monday.
Highre tax rates threaten to damage venture capital investment and to derail a key source of job growth. And no one in Congress, in either party, seems intent on doing much of anything to stop it.
A Texas pipeline tycoon who died two months ago may become the first American billionaire allowed to pass his fortune to his children and grandchildren tax-free. The NYT reports.
Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett Packard CEO and Republican Senatorial candidate for the state of California, shares her thoughts on the Baby Boomer legacy of debt, and that impacts the future of the United States.
This Monday, Henry Paulson will be on CNBC as Larry's guest. The former head of the Treasury is coming on CNBC to talk with Larry about his new book and his role in the bailouts and AIG.
In the history of the republic there may not be a more unpopular, maligned -- yet successful -- federal program than the TARP program.
The Supreme Court will hear a case on executive compensation this fall, as anger over huge bonuses paid to the executives of failing firms continues to grow, the New York Times reports.
Members of Congress have come up with one idea after another to pay for covering the uninsured. But they still haven’t put together legislation that could pass. And that’s in large part because most of those ideas have a basic flaw.
A half-dozen senators friendly to labor have decided to drop a central provision of a bill that would have made it easier to organize workers.
With fiscal deficits now spinning out of control, Congress should keep its promise to taxpayers and use bank dividend payments to offset existing spending programs, not use it for even more new spending.
Both parties not only question the Fed’s performance but worry that the financial reforms will make the central bank even more politicized.
The high cost of securing health insurance for all Americans, the top domestic priority of President Obama, has Congressional Democrats scrambling to scale back their proposals or find ways to trim tens of billions of dollars a year from existing health programs.
Stocks wobbled on Friday as investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment and a less-bad GDP report, but still remained jittery. Consumer sentiment improved in May to its highest level since last September as expectations for the future surged, but worries about current conditions persisted. Experts weighed in on the these topics and more…
Thank you, Mr. President, for doing what should have been done long ago, by moving forward to open up diplomatic and trade relations with Cuba.