Politics Paul Ryan

  • HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.-- Republican White House challenger Mitt Romney conferred with his debate practice partner while President Barack Obama exercised before his final study review for Tuesday's debate, both hoping it would help them pull ahead in the razor-tight race.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    A new study shows that the choice of President doesn't matter much for the course of income inequality in America.

  • Donald Trump

    If President Obama doesn't produce a strong performance at Tuesday night's debate, he can kiss the election goodbye, Donald Trump told CNBC's “Squawk Box.”

  • DENVER-- It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington.

  • Could a Romney Win Hurt Investors in Green Energy?

    An Obama re-election could mean a continuation of subsidies for wind and solar power. Would Mitt Romney turn off the spigot if he wins?

  • WILLIAMSBURG, Va.-- With the economy showing some signs of improvement three weeks before Election Day, President Barack Obama on Monday laid down a full embrace of the economic record many Republicans say is his biggest weakness.

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    Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest daring people to ask "Sausage or Pepperoni?" at the presidential debate Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON-- Nearly six in 10 Medicare recipients would pay higher premiums under a hypothetical privatized system along the lines of what Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proposed, according to a study released Monday.

  • Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).

    Grover Norquist, president of the Americans for Tax Reform, told CNBC that spending cuts—not higher taxes—are what's needed to fix the country's fiscal problems.

  • Tampa, Florida

    Republican Florida governor Rick Scott tells CNBC the Federal government should take cues from Florida's lower taxes and streamlined regulations  if it wants to jump start job creation.

  • WASHINGTON-- Good luck figuring out whether Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would cut or raise your taxes if he's elected president. President Barack Obama promises tax reform, too, but precious little detail.

  • Dissecting Biden's Body Language

    A lot has been said about the smiles made by Joe Biden during the debate. Larry Kudlow talks with former CIA Intelligence Officer Phil Houston and dissects Joe Biden's body language.

  • Romney Pro-Growth Revolution Underway?

    Discussing their take on the vice presidential debates Thursday night, with Jared Bernstein, Former chief economist for VP Joe Biden; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.

    People are saying all kinds of things about Paul Ryan’s performance in the debate. But Larry Kudlow says of them all – this matters most.

  • Biden Laughing It Up

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky says he is hearing from some Obama supporters that Biden's laughter in the vice presidential debate Thursday night was "a non-professional, disappointing joke of an act;" and CNBC Contributor Michael Barr, weighs in.

  • Biden's Chuckle vs. Ryan's Smirk

    The European Union has won the Nobel Peace Prize, and Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan (R) had a "face-off" in Thursday night's vice presidential debate. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief, weigh in.

  • WASHINGTON-- Fierce and focused, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan gave voters the kind of substantive showdown that was everything the presidential debate was not. "Not a single thing he said is accurate," Biden shot back when Ryan leveled a charge that President Barack Obama was projecting U.S. weakness.

  • NEW YORK-- ABC's Martha Raddatz took a forceful approach to moderating Thursday's vice presidential debate, winning many positive reviews from instant pundits on social media but some complaints from Republicans.

  • Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.

    While a range of topics were discussed during the vice presidential debate, many Americans were most curious about what exactly Joe Biden was referring to when he called Paul Ryan's statements "malarkey."

  • Yoshikami: Jobs Growth or Stagnation?

    This month's employment report was particularly exciting given the bipolar analysis dependent on the political leanings of commentators.