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Elections Independents

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- The U.S. Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed South Carolina congressman Mick Mulvaney to serve as White House budget director in a 51-49 vote that largely followed party lines. Underscoring the rocky reception that President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees have had on Capitol Hill, the vote came as Republican Senator John McCain...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- President-elect Donald Trump is very unlikely to restrict imports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia despite threats to do so issued during the election campaign. Trump warned that he would be prepared to stop buying oil from Saudi Arabia unless the kingdom provided ground troops to fight Islamic State. He also insisted the kingdom and other Gulf oil...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- President-elect Donald Trump is very unlikely to restrict imports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia despite threats to do so issued during the election campaign. Trump warned that he would be prepared to stop buying oil from Saudi Arabia unless the kingdom provided ground troops to fight Islamic State. He also insisted the kingdom and other Gulf oil...

  • Evan McMullin: Trump doesn't represent conservative values and principles

    Evan McMullin, Independent candidate running for president, discusses his chances in the 2016 presidential election and his strategy in his home state of Utah.

  • Evan McMullian: Taking votes from Trump

    Donald Trump will not win this election, says Evan McMullin, independent presidential candidate, talking about taking electoral votes away from Donald Trump, and why the country needs to return power to the states.

  • Independent candidate McMullin gives econ. plan

    Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin discusses his views on the presidential candidates, as well as where he stands on economic policy.

  • Catalonia takes one step closer to independence from Spain

    Separatists in Catalonia have claimed victory in a regional election that they have vowed will lead to them declaring the region independent from Spain.

  • Sanders: 'I would not play the role of the spoiler'

    CNBC's John Harwood asks Sen. Bernie Sanders whether he considered running as a third-party candidate.

  • Bernie Sanders questions morality of US economy

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with CNBC's John Harwood about his views on income inequality, Hillary Clinton and whether he stands a chance of winning.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's "Squawk on the Street."