It's not just Todd Akin. The fallout from the Missouri Senate candidate's "legitimate rape" comment was the latest signal that the Republican path to the majority in the Senate may have just gotten tougher.
RNC Executive Producer Phil Alongi, discusses the impact the approaching tropical storm Isaac could have on next week's Republican convention; and Jim Gilmore, former Virginia Governor (R), shares his opinions on Obama's run in office, and his opinions on the upcoming election.
The U.S. could avoid a lot of its problems with a return to the gold standard, Rep. Ron Paul told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Friday.
Voters say they'll be influenced by how the candidates address the needs of small business during the Republican and Democratic conventions. What will you be listening for?
Mitt Romney says that most big businesses in the U.S. are "doing fine" in part because of savings they get by keeping money in "low tax havens around the world."
Challenges that small businesses face hiring more workers are among the top issues in this presidential election. Is Paul Ryan good for small business?
Mitt Romney's success in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in the costliest presidential race ever can be traced in part to a secretive data-mining project that sifts through Americans' personal information, The Associated Press reports.
The Republican Party’s idea to return to the gold standard is ludicrous and nonsensical and is simply a plan put forward by the political opposition to score points, according to analysts.
By proposing to end a century of federal control over oil and gas drilling and coal mining on government lands, Mitt Romney is making a bid for anti-Washington voters in key Western states while dangling the promise of a big reward to major campaign supporters from the energy industry.
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.
Forecasters cast a wary eye on Tropical Storm Isaac, which was moving west in the Atlantic Ocean and poses a potential threat to Florida during next week's Republican National Convention in Tampa.
The president distanced himself from an ad that appears to link Mitt Romney’s former firm, Bain Capital, with the cancer death of a steelworker’s wife. However, the same steelworker — and the same dubious connection — are featured on the Obama campaign’s official web site.
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.
Mitt Romney’s campaign is doubling down on its claim that President Obama “gutted” the work requirement under the 1996 welfare reform law. A new ad released Monday is more specific about the claim than in the past.
Mitt Romney’s plan to restore $716 billion that he says President Obama “robbed” from Medicare has puzzled some experts, who say it might cost recipients hundreds of dollars a year.
Mitt Romney urged GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin to end his bid Tuesday, hours after the Missouri congressman vowed to fight on despite an uproar over his comments that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of "legitimate rape."
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.
Who is going to win the presidential election? You might ask Mark T. Bertolini, who just bet $5.7 billion on President Obama. Bertolini is chief executive of Aetna, which just agreed to acquire Coventry Health Care, a huge provider of Medicare and Medicaid programs.The New York Times reports.
Tampa and strip clubs are often mentioned together, like New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Or San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Or St. Louis and the Arch.
Reigniting the U.S. and the world economy requires a change in U.S. leadership, Stephen Ross, Miami Dolphins owner and The Related Companies chair & CEO, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.