On a trip to Israel, Mitt Romney is trying to win over a tiny sliver of a small — but powerful — section of the American electorate. President Barack Obama is doing the same at home.
Mitt Romney causes a stir in Britain by questioning whether the country is prepared to host the Olympics without a hitch and scheduling a fundraiser with the former head of a troubled bank.
Guns have shifted to the forefront of the campaign as President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney engage in their most extensive discussions on the issue since the Colorado tragedy.
President Obama continues to suffer the effects of economic pessimism in the race for the White House, but maintains a lead amid voters' personal misgivings about challenger Mitt Romney, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Voters give Mitt Romney an edge over President Obama on ideas for lifting the struggling economy. But if you look at economic conditions in battleground states, that edge may not be as important as it seems.
After three months of relentless attention on the economy, Mitt Romney will shift the focus of his campaign this week to foreign policy with a major speech and an overseas trip to three countries, the Financial Times reports.
It turns out, Mitt Romney may not have been the only American political figure to have a Swiss bank account. The difference is — he paid his taxes but some of the others may not have.
Once, every highly publicized outbreak of gun violence produced strong calls for tougher controls on firearms. Now those pleas from elected officials are muted.
The deadly rampage in Colorado consumed the presidential campaigns, sidetracking a bitter political contest with a tragedy that at least temporarily brought the candidates together in common purpose.
A new report shows that the One Percenters lost more income and paid higher tax rates than the rest of the population.
In a shift from last summer's debt-ceiling standoff, tea party conservatives now aim to be seen as avoiding a government shutdown, even if it means accepting a higher level of FY 2013 spending, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
CNBC's annual rankings of America’s Top States for Business generate plenty of conversation every year, but this note concerning Texas’s third year at the top definitely caught our eye.
Heavy attack ads are being aired in only parts of the country.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the latest batch of attack ads hitting both presidential candidates.
President Obama was once the fundraiser-in-chief. Now, he faces the very real threat of being the first president to be outspent by a challenger.
Senate Democrats are proposing a novel way to circumvent the Republican pledge not to vote for any tax increase: Allow all the tax cuts to expire Jan. 1, then vote on a tax cut for the middle class shortly thereafter, The New York Times reports.
National Review's Robert Costa discusses the details of his interview with Mitt Romney, regarding President Obama's remarks on small business. John Sununu, Romney Campaign Surrogate; Stan Greenberg, Democratic polling advisor; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group, provide perspective.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, (D-NY) urges the Fed to do whatever it needs to do to get the economy back on its feet and encourages Fed Chairman Bernanke to use whatever "tools" are at the Fed's disposal to "get to work" and get Americans back to work.
Trump Organization Chairman & President, Donald Trump provides his perspective on political attacks, Ben Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill, and how to prompt economic recovery and create jobs.
Mitt Romney is demanding that President Obama back away from his persistent attacks on Romney's record at Bain Capital, advising that it would be better "if you spent some time speaking about your record."