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  • Scott Walker: Ex-Im Bank isn't the proper role of federal government

    Gov. Scott Walker cites the 10th Amendment for his opposition to the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

  • Scott Walker: Obamacare repeal isn't an issue of wealth redistribution

    Gov. Scott Walker has criticized the Republican majority for not repealing Obamacare. The 2016 presidential candidate explains how his replacement program would work.

  • Scott Walker and CNBC's John Harwood

    Gov. Scott Walker describes himself as just a normal guy with a wife, two kids and a Harley. He discusses his Reagan-inspired policies and what sets him apart from the other Republican presidential candidates with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • 10 questions for Marco Rubio Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:59 AM ET
    Sen. Marco Rubio.

    Rubio has put a sweeping tax reform plan at the center of his White House campaign. He sat down with CNBC'S John Harwood in Detroit.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Jostling for position in the U.S. presidential race, candidates on Monday blamed Wall Street elites, the Federal Reserve, exposure to China, and President Barack Obama's spending policies for the market contagion from China's stock-market plunge. Because China's going bad it's going to bring us down, too, because we're so heavily coupled with...

  • Scott Walker talks birthright citizenship Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 1:22 PM ET
    Scott Walker with CNBC's John Harwood

    Days after seeming to echo Donald Trump's call for ending birthright citizenship, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Friday said he isn't for or against the idea.

  • Walker: 'no position' on birthright citizenship Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Walker: 'no position' on birthright citizenship

    Gov. Scott Walker ducks on Trump’s call for ending birthright citizenship

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- Republican presidential contender Scott Walker on Tuesday unveiled his healthcare plan: repeal Obamacare and replace it with age-based tax credits that Americans could use to offset the cost of purchasing their own coverage. Under his plan, the Wisconsin governor said he would give up to $3,000 directly to taxpayers to buy health...

  • Trump machine at work in Iowa Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 7:03 AM ET
    Trump machine at work in Iowa

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on Donald Trump's big weekend in the Hawkeye State, including his "Meet the Press" interview.

  • Don't count Donald Trump out yet: Jared Bernstein Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 6:43 AM ET
    Don't count Donald Trump out yet: Jared Bernstein

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Katie Packer Gage, Burning Glass Consulting, discuss whether it's time to begin taking Donald Trump more seriously as he continues to eclipse his political opponents. Also Bernstein and Gage weigh in on Hillary Clinton's run for the White House and possible opponents.

  • What Trump and Bush did wrong in the debate Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Real estate tycoon Donald Trump (L) and former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) arrive on stage for the Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Trump made a big mistake in the GOP debate. And Bush? Mark Macias says he's seen stronger fights on "Gossip Girl." Here's what they did wrong.

  • GOP presidential hopefuls spar in fiery first debate Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 11:30 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 10 highest-polling GOP candidates participated in an explosive debate—and front-runner Donald Trump didn't hold back.

  • Can Trump turn social media dominance into votes? Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 10:31 AM ET
    Republican Presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump exits his plane during his trip to the border on July 23, 2015 in Laredo, Texas.

    Ahead of the first GOP presidential debates, Donald Trump has ridden an unprecedented social media wave, says the former Mitt Romney digital director.

  • Here's what GOP history says about Donald Trump Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 9:54 AM ET
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump may be leading in the polls, but if history is any lesson his performance in Thursday night's first GOP debate could break Trump fever.

  • Ten GOP candidates make cut for presidential debate Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 6:22 AM ET
    Ten GOP candidates make cut for presidential debate

    CNBC's John Harwood has the list of ten Republican candidates to make the cut in the first GOP primary debate.

  • What an anxious America tells us about 2016 election Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (C) walks out from among the pack of candidates mixing and mingling on stage, including U.S, Senator Lindsey Graham (L), Dr. Ben Carson (2nd L) and former New York Governor George Pataki (2nd R), after the conclusion of the Voters First Presidential Forum in Manchester, New Hampshire August 3, 2015.

    A new poll showing much pessimism explains why The Donald has caught fire and why Hillary is having so much trouble, Politico's Ben White says.

  • 10 questions for Chris Christie Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 6:02 AM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks with CNBC's John Harwood in Keene, New Hampshire.

    Presidential hopeful Chris Christie talks to CNBC's John Harwood about the crowded GOP field, his record, and why Hillary Clinton is wrong.

  • Koch launches broadside against corporate cronyism Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    David and Charles Koch

    Industrialist and conservative donor Charles Koch challenged conservatives to end "corporate cronyism", even if it helps his businesses.

  • Vroom! Vroom! Scott Walker needs to suit up Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker rides a motorcycle near Boone, Iowa in June.

    Media consultant Mark Macias offers up his advice for what Scott Walker needs to do to get America's attention.

  • Clinton speech appealed to center-left: Basham Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 7:43 PM ET
    Clinton speech appealed to center-left: Basham

    Patrick Basham, Director at the Democracy Institute, says Clinton's populist speech on Monday "threw a lot of red meat at the liberal center-left base of the party."