Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) discusses the issue of immigration reform in Washington, D.C., and does not agree with President Obama's handling of the issue. She says that as a nation, the U.S. loves immigrants.» Read More
GOP presidential hopeful, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), discusses the Iowa polls and what it will take to propel her to the top. Also, she explains her tax plan, saying she wants to abolish the tax code, repeal Obamacare, get rid of Dodd-Frank and make sure everyone pays their fair share, including those who pay no tax now.
If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects.
It’s the economy stupid—maybe not. President Obama with the help of Congressional allies has turned the key issues to his advantage.
We found several exaggerations and misstatements in the latest Republican presidential candidates’ debate.
Republican candidates will challenge President Barack Obama on foreign policy, an issue they have given scant attention in recent weeks, in a debate Saturday night.
There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse.
Rick Perry moved into spin control Thursday after a stumble during the Republican presidential debate, and insisted it won't force him out of the presidential race.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president, shares his thoughts on what candidates should do when they don't have the answers during a live debate. Trump says Rick Perry's moment of not naming the third agency he plans to close down did not help his campaign.
Texas Governor Rick Perry forgets the third agency he would dissolve. He says he would do away with Education, commerce and can't remember the third.
Romney says people on both sides of the aisle realize it's time to worry about America. We're headed toward being Italy if we don't change our course, he says.
I would turn those GSEs into private entities, says Herman Cain. "The government does not need to be in that business. I would find a way to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac."
CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Mitt Romney about the housing crisis. Romney says the housing problem was caused by government interference, and Gov. Rick Perry says regulations caused the problem. Also, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich weighs in on Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asks Rep. Ron Paul about his tax plan. He says it's not a tax issue, it's a spending issue, and the price-fixing of interest rates by the Fed is ripping off people on fixed income.
Do public companies have a responsibility to create jobs or make money, asks CNBC's Jim Cramer of Mitt Romney, who says you can have both.
Should government do something to address growing inequalities? "I want to be the President of the 99%. I also want to be the President of the 1%," says Jon Huntsman.
How can we create jobs in America as quickly as possible? Rep. Michele Bachmann says we need to cut corporate taxes and cut regulation in order to keep business in this country.
CNBC's Jim Cramer asks Rep. Ron Paul he let Italy fail and take our banking system along with it.
Herman Cain addresses the issue of GSEs Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac. Would he shut them down? Cain says he'd find a way to unwind them and let the market determine the future of the housing market.
Dodd-Frank has badly burdened American business to the permanent advantage of their foreign competitors.
"Their ideas for what needs to happen are terrible," says one analyst. "Then go to the Democratic side — their ideas are just as bad. "