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  • Hedge honcho Griffin backing this GOPer for prez Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 5:54 PM ET
    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...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- When Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and other companies wanted to show Congress last February the dangers of closing the Export-Import Bank, they turned to a time-tested Washington ritual: knocking on Capitol Hill office doors. Working together, they mobilized executives from more than 650 companies to descend on Washington in a two-day "...

  • Fellow billionaire: Trump lacks right temperament Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    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.

  • Why Joe Biden should wait to jump in Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 10:47 AM ET
    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.

  • GOP's Christie on low polls: I need strong Iowa, NH Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    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.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress on Thursday began advancing bills urgently needed to avoid federal agency shutdowns on Oct. 1 while navigating conservatives' demands to punish Planned Parenthood over an abortion controversy. The Senate defeated Republican efforts to use a funding extension bill to cut off money to Planned...

  • Scott Walker drops out—who wins? Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 11:25 AM ET
    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?

  • Huckabee: I'm in for good, despite Walker exit call Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    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 Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    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 Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    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."

  • What China's president must do on US visit Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    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? Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 5:15 AM ET
    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.

  • Gov. Scott Walker quitting GOP race Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 6:26 PM ET
    Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker.

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

  • Who won the GOP debate? Hint: The one in the dress Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 12:38 AM ET
    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.

  • Sparks fly in second GOP presidential debate Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 11:33 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, center, speaks as Ben Carson, left, and Jeb Bush, look on during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif.

    The second GOP debate saw the hopefuls pile on poll leader Donald Trump and present their own case for the presidential nomination.

  • 8 debate questions GOP candidates should expect Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

    The last GOP debate was pretty fiery. Here are 8 questions media strategist Mark Macias says the candidates need to be ready for this time.

  • Why this Fed meeting will mean so much for 2016 race Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    If the central bank makes a mistake and moves too fast to raise rates, it could prove fatal to the Democratic nominee, Politico's Ben White says.

  • A zero vote for Trump: CFO survey Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump doesn't have a chance of grabbing the GOP presidential nomination, according to the latest CNBC CFO Council survey.

  • How the season of Trump changed Scott Walker Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 6:07 AM ET
    Scott Walker speaking to John Harwood

    Hurt by Donald Trump's rise in the GOP presidential race, Scott Walker tells CNBC's John Harwood how he'll come back.