Elections Republicans

  • Breaking News: Geithner on GOP Plan

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details of Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's "political" speech regarding the GOP's economic plan.

  • Rep. Ryan Responds to Obama's Comments

    History will not be kind to a President who chose to duck and run, says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), responding to Obama's comments on the Republican's "Trojan Horse" budget plan, saying it is the President who is distorting the truth and dividing Americans.

  • FOMC & Economic Potential?

    Discussing the Fed minutes and the debate over the economic outlook, with Jack Caffrey, JPMorgan Private Bank and Zane Brown, Lord Abbett. CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli and Kate Kelly weigh in.

  • Negativity in the Republican presidential primaries is part of the process and the party will have to lure back disenchanted voters, former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie said Monday.

  • Obama's Policies & Romney's 'Secret Weapon'

    Discussing President Obama's policies, with Ed Gillespie, fmr. RNC chairman. Also, does GOP candidate, Mitt Romney have a "secret weapon" leading him into the home stretch? Robert Costa, National Review, and Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy partner, weigh in.

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    The U.S. Export-Import Bank is within 60 days of folding unless Congress extends its life, Chairman Fred Hochberg told CNBC Monday.

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    The alternative minimum tax—better known by its dreaded acronym AMT—will trap more taxpayers in 2011 than at anytime in its 42 year history.

  • Mitt Romney greets volunteers at a phone bank for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

    Mitt Romney's hopes for a solid win in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary may depend on a strong showing along Interstate 94, which bisects Milwaukee's GOP-rich western suburbs.

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    Once again this week, the president was out on the campaign trail bashing and oil and gas companies. And he continued to spread major falsehoods about this industry, which I guess is the polite way to put it.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) meets with Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush at Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas.

    April looks good for Mitt Romney, with its string of Midwestern and Eastern primaries seemingly tailor-made for the Republican presidential front-runner.

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    Big business groups like the Chamber of Commerce spent millions of dollars in 2010 to elect Republican candidates running for the House. The return on investment has not always met expectations, the New York Times reports.

  • Obamacare Winners & Losers

    Debating who emerges the big political winner and loser, if Obamacare is overturned, with Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine, and Robert Costa, National Review.

  • Gavel

    On the third and last day of arguments, several Supreme Court justices seemed receptive to the idea that portions of Obama's health care law can survive even if the the centerpiece is declared unconstitutional.

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    Despite all the attention Obamacare has gotten because of the Supreme Court case, the bottom line for the presidential race will be the economy, commentator Sara Fagen says.

  • U.S. Supreme Court

    The heart of the Obama administration's health care overhaul hanging in the balance, the Supreme Court is turning to whether the rest of the law can survive if the crucial individual insurance requirement is struck down.

  • Rep. Ryan & the True Cost of Obamacare

    Will President Obama's health care reforms bankrupt the U.S.? Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) crunches the numbers, and discusses the GOP's budget alternative.

  • Cora Manning waits to listen to Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during a campaign rally at Wofford College on January 18, 2012 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

    A review of campaign records and other documents reveals a vast national network of business leaders bringing in millions to elect Romney — even as federal law doesn't require him to disclose their identities, the AP reports.

  • GOP Presidential candidate Sen. Rick Santorum, speaks out against Obama's healthcare reform, and MItt Romney, as the healthcare bill is tested today in the Supreme Court.

    Rick Santorum, showing signs of fatigue and frustration while grasping for strategies to right his unsteady White House bid, is trying to derail Republican front-runner Mitt Romney using any means available -- even contradictory messages, the AP reports.

  • Demonstrators for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant in outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building.

    Conservative Supreme Court justices sharply question whether the government can force Americans to carry health insurance, wondering if Congress might people to buy broccoli.

  • Dylan Morris of the Senate Budget Committee stacks copies of President Obama's budget for 2012 in the Committee's hearing room in Dirksen Building.

    In an election year, tough House budget proposals to cut domestic programs such as Medicaid, food stamps and transportation appear destined to go back on the shelf in favor of more pedestrian, politically safe goals.