Former Republican presidential candidate explains why Fed Chair Janet Yellen cannot raise rates in this fragile economy.» Read More
Tuesday’s market gains would suggest Bernanke will stay on; housing starts have slow, steady progress; Prism program apparently foiled plans for more than 50 terrorist attacks.
Why did gold crash? Ron Paul points his finger at two potential culprits: The Obama administration and Goldman Sachs.
An effort is building in Congress to change marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a federal pot tax.
There is no deal in place, and President Obama is set to speak from the White House on the "fiscal cliff" any minute, with CNBC's Eamon Javers and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX); and CNBC's Melissa Lee; and the Money In Motion traders. "I believe there is too much bipartisanship on the spending, and nobody is talking about cutting any spending," says Rep. Ron Paul.
The party must come to grips with the 'demographic realities' reshaping the US electorate and devise new strategies for connecting with growing populations of minorities, single women, and youth, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
DENVER-- It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington.
Texas Republican congressman Ron Paul pointedly refused to endorse his party’s presidential contender, Mitt Romney, arguing that neither he nor President Barack Obama would make necessary cuts to public spending that would avert a fiscal catastrophe.
CNBC's John Harwood offers a preview of tonight's presidential debate. Meanwhile Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), shares his views on which candidate is right about tax policies.
Donald Trump's advice to Mitt Romney for Wednesday's debate against President Barack Obama: No more Mr. Nice Guy.
President Obama appears to be faring well despite obvious economic problems that persist on his watch, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
More than 61 million Facebook users unknowingly participated in the study, which sought to measure the ability of online social networks to catalyze actions in the real world, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, is showing some similarities to the 1980 contest between President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
At this point in the convention, you’d expect the delegates to be hoarse from screaming too much. That much is not surprising. But there have been a few unexpected moments and the press has missed a few things and overreacted at others.
The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
August may be the laziest month for Hollywood blockbusters, but it has become open season for little-films-that-can. And this year is no exception, with the political documentary “2016: Obama’s America,” pulling in more than $9 million to become the top grossing non-nature documentary of the year.
The Fiscal Times spoke with delegates from six of the major swing states who represent a mix of views about Romney, but this group is unified by one belief: President Obama has been a disaster and needs to be replaced.
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.
The gold standard has returned to mainstream U.S. politics for the first time in 30 years, with a “gold commission” set to become part of official Republican party policy.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke maintains such a high profile on Capitol Hill, he might be more popular than pop star Justin Bieber, Booth School of Business professor Randy Kroszner told CNBC on Tuesday.
A year after the S&P downgrade, the debt is still growing, the economy may be even shakier than last year, and Congress faces another wave of policy paralysis.