Elections Republicans

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) holds two babies during a campaign rally at West Hills Elementary School March 4, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

    Mitt Romney's uninspiring showing in Super Tuesday's primaries nonetheless moves him closer to the Republican presidential nomination. But a string of events and voter data underscore his challenge in winning independent voters turned off by the long, divisive primary.

  • President Barack Obama speaking on Iran

    President Barack Obama collected the most votes in the Oklahoma Democratic primary, but lost in 15 counties.

  • Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    fter four straight losses to Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum  won at least three states  on Super Tuesday and was aggressively challenging Romney in the night's marquee race in Ohio.

  • Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista Gingrich wave after being declared the winner of the primary in Georgia during the election night rally at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel on March 6, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia

    Rewarded with a home state win, Newt Gingrich cast the presidential campaign as a contest between elites and Main Street and said that Americans are rewarding his "power of ideas."

  • Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum wins Tennessee.

    Rick Santorum was drawing strong support Tuesday from the most conservative voters in Ohio's Republican presidential primary, according to early results of an exit poll of voters.

  • The economy is weighing heavily on voters' minds from north to south, even as Super Tuesday is showcasing vastly different slices of the Republican electorate, according to early exit polls conducted for The Associated Press in seven states.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a town hall style meeting at Taylor Winfield on March 5, 2012 in Youngstown, Ohio.

    Mitt Romney is trying to  solidify his front-runner status and Rick Santorum is fighting to keep it a two-man race as voters in 10 states cast ballots on Super Tuesday.

  • Taxes

    The U.S. tax code is an "abomination" whose overhaul would help the economy by eliminating billions of dollars of waste, former Treasury secretary Paul O'Neill told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Romney Campaigns In Ohio

    Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, says her struggle with multiple sclerosis has put her financial well-being into perspective, and that she doesn't  consider herself to be wealthy.

  • Donald Trump

    It's time for the Republican presidential candidates to stop fighting each other and take on President Obama, real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Former Treasury Secretary O'Neill on Economy

    Paul O'Neill, former Treasury Secretary under President George W. Bush, discusses the hot button issues GOP candidates are facing ahead of the election, including the U.S. economy.

  • Donald Trump: Romney Could Beat Obama

    "I think Ohio will be a very pleasant surprise for Romney," says Donald Trump, The Trump Organization chairman/president. Trump shares his thoughts on why GOP candidate Mitt Romney will do well during today's Super Tuesday primaries, win the Republican nomination, and ultimately beat President Obama in this year's presidential election.

  • Donald Trump: Romney Could Beat Obama

    "I think Ohio will be a very pleasant surprise for Romney," says Donald Trump, The Trump Organization chairman/president. Trump shares his thoughts on why GOP candidate Mitt Romney will do well during today's Super Tuesday primaries, win the Republican nomination, and ultimately beat President Obama in this year's presidential election.

  • Candidates & the Economy

    Discussing whether President Obama focused too much on deficit reduction, and the economic plans that will lead a recovery, with Peter Orszag, Citigroup's Global Banking; John Podesta, Center for American Progress, and Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group chairman.

  • Romney: 'This Has Been the Slowest Recovery Since Hoover'

    "This president's policies have hurt the economy, they haven't helped it," says. Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney discussings whether he will change tack if the economy continues to improve.

  • Rush Limbaugh

    Ten companies have stopped advertising on Limbaugh's program on Clear Channel's Radio Network, after the radio host insulted Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke. 

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    Even as some politicians have tried to stay away from these fundraising arms, the fact is the majority from both parties are swept up in their grasp. A closer look at how powerful these groups have become shows why.

  • Ron Paul

    "If I am elected President, signing an authentic energy reform bill will be an early priority of my administration.  I will lead with a plan to lower prices, minimize government intervention, and restore a true free market," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.

  • Newt Gingrich

    "The best and most effective way to balance the budget is through booming economic growth and prosperity. I know. That is how we did it the last time we balanced the budget, when I was Speaker of the House, and it stayed balanced for four straight years. And that is how we would do it again if I am elected President," writes the candidate in this Guest Blog.

  • Mitt Romney

    "I am running for President to offer more than just a change in policy. I am offering a dramatic change in perspective and philosophy," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.