Congress Political Leaders


  • Jury still out on Trump optimism: Harold Ford

    Former Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-Tenn.), talks about Donald Trump's acceptance speech and whether he addressed the issues that strike a chord with voters.

  • Following the Clinton money trail

    Documentary filmaker Peter Schweizer, discusses his book about how and why foreign governments made Bill and Hillary Clinton wealthy.

  • Will Hillary retaliate against GOP attacks?

    Ann Lewis, former Clinton senior advisor, and former Sen. Kay Bailey-Hutchison, (R-Texas), compare and contrast the differences between what was said at the Republican convention and what they expect to hear at the Democratic convention next week.

  • Ted Cruz made a big mistake: Kay Bailey-Hutchison

    I don't think the senator lived up to what he should have done, says former Sen. Kay Bailey-Hutchison, (R-Texas), sharing her thoughts on Ted Cruz's refusal to endorse Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention.

  • Trump makes it official... it's his party now

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights on Donald Trump's acceptance speech, and takes a look at possible running mates for Hillary Clinton.

  • Trump's central theme... insecurity: Jim Gilmore

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore, (R-Va.), and Rep. Jim Himes, (D-Conn.), share their thoughts on Donald Trump's acceptance speech and Hillary Clinton's pick for vice president.

  • Trump sticks to message but did he miss an opportunity?

    James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, says Donald Trump missed the chance to address issues about jobs and the future at last night's acceptance speech. Also Pethokoukis shares his thoughts on what to expect from the Democratic convention next week.

  • Trump accepts GOP nom

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the final night of the Republican National Convention where Donald Trump formally accepted the GOP presidential nomination.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Trump's big night at the RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the final night of the Republican National Convention and Ivanka Trump's comments from the "Today Show" talking about her step-mother Melania and the controversy over plagiarism. Also Trump and Pence disconnect on an "air kiss."

  • Gov. Scott: Time for GOP to unite

    This election is about jobs and destroying ISIS, says Gov. Rick Scott, (R-Fla.), discussing the 2016 election and divisiveness within the Republican Party.

  • Toe-stepping at the RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Ted Cruz "stepped" on Mike Pence's acceptance speech, so Donald Trump "stepped" on Cruz when he realized his former rival was launching his 2020 presidential bid from the podium.

  • Conventions 'fascinating' but are they uniting parties?

    Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, discusses the tactics and drama surrounding current political conventions.

  • Cruz's plan 'backfired': Strategist

    Chip Saltsman, Republican strategist, discusses Ted Cruz's refusal to endorse Donald Trump at last night's Republican convention. This did more to help Hillary Clinton than it did to help Ted Cruz in the long-term, says Saltzman.

  • Art of the deal: What $100 buys you outside the RNC

    These souvenirs aren't official. And the quality is pretty bad. But we wanted to see how far $100 would go. We did well.

  • Team Trump to pay another price, another day: Strategist

    Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy, provides insight to Wednesday night at the RNC where crowds booed Ted Cruz after he refused to endorse Donald Trump. Also Fagen provides a preview of Thursday night's speakers which include Peter Thiel, Tom Barrack, Ivanka Trump and the candidate himself.

  • Drama-filled night at RNC

    Mike Pence formally accepted the VP nomination while comments made by Ted Cruz were met with boos, chants and jeers, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources Shale Oil Company, delivers a speech on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Donald Trump is considering nominating oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary if elected to the White House, according to sources.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Canadian Pacific has finalized its plan to replace Chief Executive Hunter Harrison when he retires from the railroad next summer. Harrison and Creel led Canadian Pacific's unsuccessful effort over the past year to acquire Norfolk Southern railroad. Canadian Pacific abandoned its roughly $30 billion bid for Norfolk Southern after encountering...