Elections Republicans


  • Barack Obama

    Following the GOP debate that nearly the whole world watched on Saturday night, the president on Sunday made it very clear that he will not back off his class-warfare vision in the coming year.

  • Home and Taxes

    At face value, it seems like an easy, albeit creative way to pay for the extension of the payroll tax cut. Raise the fees that banks pay mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to guarantee home loans.

  • Mitt Romney

    Democrats and Republicans alike are accusing Mitt Romney of being out of touch after he said during this weekend's debate that he would make a $10,000 bet with Rick Perry even as millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet in a troubled economy.

  • Quayle Rates the Republican Candidates

    A closer look at the Republican candidates for President, with Dan Quayle, former Vice President of the United States. Quayle explains why he's endorsing Mitt Romney.

  • Republican Front-Runners Get Nasty

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses tomorrow's Iowa Republican debate, and looks at Mitt Romney's attack ads targeting Newt Gingrich, with Robert Costa, National Review; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; John McLaughlin, Republican pollster; and Dan Gerstein, Gotham Ghostwriters.

  • What Washington Means for the Markets

    A countdown to the 2012 election and insight on which Republican candidates have the strongest economic policy, with Brian Gardner, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Washington research analyst.

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    The United States is a debtor nation and will never "become a great country again until we become a rich country," Donald Trump told CNBC Thursday.

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    Top House Republicans hope to win rank-and-file GOP support for a measure renewing this year's Social Security payroll tax cut and extending benefits for the long-term unemployed.

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    Americans split on almost every important issue facing Washington, but they agree on this much: Republicans and Democrats share blame for the failure of the Congressional "super committee," and the resulting automatic budget cuts are unacceptable.

  • Donald Trump: We Need to Become Rich Again

    Discussing his upcoming role as a moderator for the next GOP debate, with Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president, who weighs in on the issues like outsourcing jobs overseas, saying the U.S. cannot be a great country again unless it becomes a rich country.

  • Obama Class Warfare

    Is income inequality in the U.S. a myth?James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in on class warfare.

  • Giuliani: The President is Ignorant of Economics

    Rudy Giuliani,former NYC mayor & presidential candidate, weighs in on President Obama's policies, including, health care, jobs, taxes and the economy, and discusses what the GOP must do to win the White House.

  • Payroll Tax Politics

    Debating whether the payroll tax will help grow the economy, with Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT), and Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-NY).

  • There's a clear new front-runner in the GOP race for president. The latest in national Gallop poll shows former House Speaker Newt Gingrich soaring to a 15 point lead over Mitt Romney, 37-to-22.

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    Congress is battling over whether to extend the payroll tax cuts passed last year. Here's how to use currencies to trade the debate.

  • Newt Gingrich: Obama 'Food-Stamp President'

    GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich discusses what he would cut from the Federal budget, tax cuts, President Obama, Ron Paul's negative ad against him, his 15-point lead in the latest Gallup poll, and why he would make a stronger candidate than Mitt Romney.

  • Michele Bachmann's Plan

    GOP presidential hopeful, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), discusses the Iowa polls and what it will take to propel her to the top. Also, she explains her tax plan, saying she wants to abolish the tax code, repeal Obamacare, get rid of Dodd-Frank and make sure everyone pays their fair share, including those who pay no tax now.

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    The best way to pay for a payroll tax extension is to freeze hiring and salaries of federal workers, said Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.  That would include freezing the paychecks of the entire U.S. Congress.

  • One-On-One with Jon Huntsman

    GOP presidential candidate, Jon Huntsman explains why he will not be attending the upcoming debate hosted by Donald Trump, and what makes him a true conservative.

  • Will President Obama Get Payroll Tax Extention?

    CNBC's John Harwood offers his interpretation of President Obama's statement encouraging Democrats and Republicans to extend the payroll tax cut.