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  • In Poll, Obama Is Given Trust Over Medicare Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:10 PM ET
    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    New polls show that Medicare ranks as the third most crucial issue to likely voters in Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin, and that more respondents in those crucial states trust President Obama to manage the program, The New York Times reports.

  • Upheaval Hits GOP Before Romney's Annointing Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (L) and conention Chief Executive Officer William Harris (R) unveil the stage inside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum in preparation for the Republican National Convention on August 20, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

    Mitt Romney wanted to preside over a made-for-TV gathering showcasing his economic credentials and GOP unity. Instead, he's heading to Tampa with the national debate focused on rape and abortion — and there's even a hurricane threat.

  • Ryan’s Stimulus Requests: Did They Work? Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
    Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan speaks after US Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his vice presidential running mate during a campaign rally at the Nauticus Museum after touring the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia, August 11, 2012.

    Paul Ryan says he regrets signing letters in 2009 requesting stimulus funds for projects in his congressional district because “it’s clear the Obama stimulus did nothing to stimulate the economy.” That is not exactly true, according to an Investigations Inc. analysis of the projects Ryan championed.

  • Romney Hurt by Democratic Attacks: Poll Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 6:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Republican challenger Mitt Romney remains close behind President Obama in the race for the White House, but with growing challenges and limited time as he heads toward next week’s nominating convention, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.

  • Peter Orszag, vice chairman of global banking for Citigroup Inc.

    Paul Ryan’s health care plan is flawed because it puts all its emphasis on competition, Peter Orszag, former director of the Office of Management and Budget and current vice chairman at Citigroup, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.

  • Paul Ryan Gives P90X a Lift: Creator Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 12:34 PM ET
    Beachbody's P90X

    Paul Ryan isn’t the only one in Washington who uses the P90X workout system, Michelle Obama and members of the Secret Service are using it too, Tony Horton, the creator, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

  • Taxes, Regulation, Fear Suffocating Business: Sununu Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney listens as former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu endorses him for President outside the Statehouse October 24, 2011 in Concord, New Hampshire.

    What the U.S. economy needs is for leaders to stop condemning success, John Sununu, former Republican governor of New Hampshire, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday.

  • Bud vs. Miller on the Campaign Trail Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:43 AM ET
    Barak Obamba, Iowa State Fair

    It’s an age-old battle. “Miller Time” versus “The King of Beers.” Typically the stuff of TV ads, this week it played out on the presidential campaign trail.

  • Drought Aid for Farmers Runs Dry in Washington Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
    US President Barack Obama (2nd R) inpects drought stricken corn with US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (R) and farmer Don McIntosh (C) and his brothers on the McIntosh farm in Missouri Valley, Iowa, on August 13, 2012.

    While the federal government is spending more on meat and fish, a relief package and a massive farm bill are still mired in Congress and unlikely to move before the presidential election.

  • Ryan Meets Casino Mogul and Major G.O.P. Donor Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) listens as his running mate, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during the Mooresville Victory Rally August 12, 2012 at NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, North Carolina.

    Days after joining the Romney ticket, Rep. Paul Ryan met with Sheldon Adelson, the casino mogul who has pledged to spend up to $100 million to defeat President Obama, The New York Times reports.

  • Giuliani: Biden Lacks ‘Mental Capacity’ for VP Job Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 8:34 PM ET

    Vice President Joe Biden might not have “the mental capacity” for the job, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday on CNBC.

  • Ryan Budget Bad for Clean Energy: Rep. Waxman Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 5:21 PM ET
    Henry Waxman

    Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s budget represents the "wrong direction" for clean energy policy, Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Tuesday.

  • Paul Ryan's Unfortunate Bank Stock Trades Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Paul Ryan

    If Ryan had seemed to be timing the market particularly well, it then might be fair to suspect that he was employing some kind of edge to derive abnormal returns. But as far as I can tell, that doesn’t seem to be the case at all. In fact, he seems pretty poor at market-timing.

  • Ryan Has Kept Close Ties to Donors on the Right Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 10:12 AM ET
    Paul Ryan (L), David Koch (R)

    Paul Ryan has close ties to conservatives who have channeled tea party anger into a $400 million political machine, financed by donors who rival and occasionally challenge Mitt Romney, The New York Times reports.

  • Democrats to Go 'All Out' to Distort Ryan Plan: Trump Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 8:37 AM ET
    Chairman and President of the Trump Organization, Donald Trump, speaks to several GOP women's group at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino April 28, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Democrats will do all they can to distort Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's plan to reform Medicare, Donald Trump warned on CNBC.

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    It's late August and Wall Street's got a case of empty-desk syndrome. Two things need to go well to fuel the market, one pro said — the Greek debt auction and retail sales.

  • Pawlenty Rejects Reports of Romney-Ryan Rift Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 6:18 PM ET

    Any budget disagreements between Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan have been greatly exaggerated, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told CNBC on Monday.

  • Ryan Pick Reassuring, Small-Business Owners Say Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a campaign rally at the NASCAR Technical Institute on August 12, 2012 in Mooresville, North Carolina.

    Small business reaction to Paul Ryan is rolling in. See what business leaders have to say about Mitt Romney's pick.

  • Elevating Ryan, and His Budget Details Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:49 PM ET
    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    The budgets that Rep. Paul Ryan has pushed through the  House have been nothing short of a conservative reordering of the nation’s tax and spending priorities for the 21st century, The New York Times reports.

  • For Ryan and Obama, More Than the Usual Rivalry Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 11:51 AM ET
    Barack Obama (L), Paul Ryan (R)

    When President Obama was elected, aides say, he saw Rep. Paul Ryan as someone he could possibly work with to reverse the federal debt.  He soon would change his view.