LIANGJIAHE, China-- The next leader of China spent much of his youth living in a dug-out cave. Xi Jingping's seven years in this remote northern community meant toiling alongside rural villagers by day and sleeping on bricks by night, in stark contrast to his pampered early years in Beijing.
WASHINGTON-- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is promising to get tough on China to help American workers, but his plans could backfire. Romney is pledging, on his first day in office, to designate China a currency manipulator, a step no administration has taken against any country for 18 years.
"The best and most effective way to balance the budget is through booming economic growth and prosperity. I know. That is how we did it the last time we balanced the budget, when I was Speaker of the House, and it stayed balanced for four straight years. And that is how we would do it again if I am elected President," writes the candidate in this Guest Blog.
"I am running for President to offer more than just a change in policy. I am offering a dramatic change in perspective and philosophy," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.
Offering no explanation, the Iowa Republican Party has declared Rick Santorum as winner of the Iowa caucuses, days after saying incomplete vote results precluded it from doing just that.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
Jon M. Huntsman Jr. dropped out of the Republican presidential race, ending his candidacy a week before he had hoped to revive his campaign in the South Carolina primary. He endorsed Mitt Romney.
Jon M. Huntsman Jr. informed his advisers on Sunday that he intends to drop out of the Republican presidential race, ending his candidacy a week before he had hoped to revive his campaign in the South Carolina primary.
Mitt Romney’s carefully tended network of Republican donors has been rendered functionally less important by “super PACs,” through which some wealthy individuals are financing a costly advertising barrage to attack his record, The New York Times reports.
Robert Costa, National Review has the latest details on the GOP race for the White House, and discussing the most recent polls, and the Republican strategy of attacking Mitt Romney and his record at Bain, with Ari Melber, The National Magazine, Kevin Madden, JDA Frontline, and Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secy.
A new survey shows a large discrepancy in how American Mormons view the two Mormon candidates for president, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman. But many doubt that America is ready to elect a Mormon president, The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Ron Paul's solid second-place finish in New Hampshire is in many ways the more telling outcome in a race where Mitt Romney’s dominance was never in doubt. The New York Times reports.
He clearly destroyed the rest of the field in a state that has a primary more akin to the general election compared to Iowa.
Mitt Romney won broad support from conservatives and moderates and was widely viewed as Republicans' best hope of defeating President Barack Obama in this fall's elections, preliminary exit polls of voters in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary showed.
Voters in the tiny New Hampshire village famed for casting the first ballots in the nation's first presidential primary found themselves in a tie Tuesday between Republicans Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman.
Romney's statements about firing people show he's not capable of beating President Obama, Jon Huntsman tells Larry Kudlow.
Former Utah Governor, Jon Huntsman, (R) discusses his campaign strategy, taxes, American manufacturing and his move up in the GOP New Hampshire primary.
If campaigns are a feast, the days before the New Hampshire primary are a smorgasbord of cotton candy, mixed nuts and red meat. What follows is a sampling of the candidate’s offerings, The New York Times reports.
Message to my fellow conservatives: Please don’t blame the mainstream media for the improvement in jobs, unemployment, and economic growth. Reporters are not making this up. The economy is better. It’s going to give President Obama a leg up on the election. GOP beware, and come to your senses.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why it doesn't matter who wins the Presidential election, what matters most to potential stock buyers and sellers is certainty.