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  • NEW YORK, May 24- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of energy emergency on Tuesday because of ongoing problems with a major petroleum products pipeline combined with an unexpected outage at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Detroit refinery. The order was in response to an "unplanned" outage at the 106,000 barrels-per-day Detroit refinery along with...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder issued a state of energy emergency on Tuesday because of ongoing problems with a major product pipeline and an unexpected outage at Marathon's Detroit refinery. The order was in response to the extended outage of the West Shore Pipeline, which carries products from Milwaukee to Green Bay, Wisconsin, and has been...

  • May 10- A U.S. Senate committee launched an inquiry on Tuesday into how social media website Facebook selects its news stories after a report that company employees blocked news about conservative issues from its "trending" list. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation asked Facebook Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg in a...

  • MILWAUKEE, April 8- A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down the state's right-to-work law, saying the measure is unconstitutional by banning unions from charging fees to non-union workers for certain services, court papers showed. Dane County Judge William Foust decided in favor of International Association of Machinists, United Steelworkers and the...

  • Ken Griffin speaks at the 2013 Milken Institute Global Conference.

    Griffin deliberated for months over which candidate to support, giving $100,000 to PACs supporting Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush.

  • It includes a variety of Republican supporters who have helped Bush in his home state of Florida, such as Republican strategist Ana Navarro and Al Cardenas, former chairman of the American Conservative Union. It also includes a variety of backers of the Bush family over the years, such as Brad Freeman, who was a leader in George W. Bush's finance efforts in his...

  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) leaves after a House Republican Conference meeting October 20, 2015 at the Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Here's why Paul Ryan's run as speaker of the House may be short-lived, explains says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • Rick Perry

    Rick Perry and Scott Walker's donors have already found new candidates to support. Here's where they went.

  • Vice President Joe Biden looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington October 22, 2015.

    Who are the winners (besides Hillary) with Biden's choice to not run for president? And who are the losers?

  • Donald Trump

    Real estate mogul Sam Zell tells CNBC that fellow property billionaire Donald Trump does not have the right personality for the White House.

  • Joe Biden

    Joe Biden in 2016? No need to rush, says consultant Mark Macias. Here's how the vice president can gain by taking his time.

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.

    Chris Christie tells CNBC he's not worried about the polls, and Hillary Clinton's run is her last chance to get free public housing at the White House.

  • Republican presidential candidates Carly Fiorina, former chairman and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co., and Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, walk on stage during the Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

    Scott Walker dropped out of the GOP primary race. So, who wins — from a media perspective?

  • Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.

    Mike Huckabee tells CNBC he's in the GOP race "for the long haul," despite Scott Walker's call for other candidates to follow his lead and drop out.

  • How my FairTax plan works: Mike Huckabee

    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee explains how his tax reform proposal lowers taxes for everyone.

  • In this for the' long haul':  Mike Huckabee

    GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee discusses his bid for the White House and raising funds for the race. Also Huckabee weighs in on fighting the "political machine."

  • President Barack Obama (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    Here's what Chinese President Xi Jinping needs to do on his US visit this week, says former US ambassador Curtis Chin.

  • Walker drops out. Will other Republicans follow?

    John Raines, U.S. political analyst at IHS Country Risk, discusses the repercussions after Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker dropped out of the running for U.S. presidency.

  • Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker.

    "It's been a rough couple of weeks and a decision needed to be made," one insider says.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina speaks during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, September 16, 2015.

    Barely sliding into the main-stage competition, the ascendant Carly Fiorina was the clear-cut victor of the night, just as she was in her first debate.