In a battle pitting Big Tobacco and small business groups against health advocates, California voters are deciding whether to increase the state's cigarette tax by $1 a pack. The vote was too close to call Wednesday, The Associated Press reports.
Warren Buffett has warned that the euro zone cannot work in its current form, but is more confident about prospects for the U.S. economy, according to a report.
CNBC's John Harwood reports an update from the Wisconsin recall; and breaking down the fight between the Tea Party and taxpayers versus government unions, with Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Senator Chris Larson (D-WI). "Unions are what created the middle class and the middle class is what has made America strong," says Duffy.
Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin Tuesday.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the first proxy election tomorrow for the U.S. Jim Dean, Chairman of Democracy for America and Robert Costa of the National Review, share perspective on why President Obama has not campaigned in Wisconsin.
Is President Obama a socialist? To many historians and political scientists — and to actual socialists as well — the persistent claim lacks credence.
Republican Presidential Nominee, Mitt Romney discusses the "devastating" news from May's jobs report and why he feels it is a clear sign President Obama's economic policies have failed. "I think [President Obama] has proven he is not up to the task and is in over his head," says Romney.
If you’ve been listening to Teamsters President James Hoffa lately, you might think the Teamsters hate private equity.
Donald Trump’s willingness to open his wallet appears to outweigh any embarrassment Mitt Romney might feel from being associated with his comments, The New York Times reports.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization , discusses his support for presidential candidate, Mitt Romney; implementing a tax code overhaul; and creating jobs in America.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on who Mitt Romney is likely to choose as his vice presidential running mate.
The National Labor Relations Board announced on Sunday that one of its five members, Terence F. Flynn, had resigned after the board’s inspector general found that Mr. Flynn, a Republican, leaked documents to G.O.P. allies, the New York Times reports.
The Romney campaign is recruiting testimonials from workers who have had positive experiences with Bain Capital, countering attacks by President Obama, The New York Times reports.
"In theory, Greece should not exit the euro zone because that would usher in a very dark period in Greece and no one would lend to the country," says Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman discussing problems facing the EU leaders at today's summit and weighing in on a divided government in the U.S. and the likely scenario after November's election, with Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA) and House majority leader.
President Obama presses his attacks on Mitt Romney's background as a venture capitalist, arguing that profit-making alone is not a qualification for the White House.
Steve Case, AOL co-founder & former CEO and chairman, and Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-KS), discuss bipartisan legislation aimed at jump-starting the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.
Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group, president & CEO, discusses his views on Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and says Mitt Romney has a shot at winning the White House, but will most likely lose.
Larry Lindsey, The Lindsey Group, president & CEO, discusses why he thinks Washington wants full capital control of Wall Street and why Congress should do their own job before investigating another company.
Ron Paul won 12 of 13 delegates in Minnesota's state GOP convention. If Mitt Romney has the nomination all but tied up and Paul has effectively ended his campaign, why continue the fight?
Twenty-two states have joined Montana in fighting to prevent the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws restricting corporate campaign spending.