Here's why Paul Ryan's run as speaker of the House may be short-lived, explains says political consultant Stephen Myrow.» Read More
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...
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.
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...
CNBC's John Harwood reports on Donald Trump's big weekend in the Hawkeye State, including his "Meet the Press" interview.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 10- Parent education loans can help your child attend the college of her dreams- and sink any dreams you had of ever retiring. The vast majority of parents do not borrow nearly as much as Democratic president hopeful Martin O'Malley and his wife, who said they have borrowed $339,200 to educate the first two of their four children, or Republican...
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.
The 10 highest-polling GOP candidates participated in an explosive debate—and front-runner Donald Trump didn't hold back.
Ahead of the first GOP presidential debates, Donald Trump has ridden an unprecedented social media wave, says the former Mitt Romney digital director.
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.
CNBC's John Harwood has the list of ten Republican candidates to make the cut in the first GOP primary debate.
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.
Presidential hopeful Chris Christie talks to CNBC's John Harwood about the crowded GOP field, his record, and why Hillary Clinton is wrong.
Industrialist and conservative donor Charles Koch challenged conservatives to end "corporate cronyism", even if it helps his businesses.
Media consultant Mark Macias offers up his advice for what Scott Walker needs to do to get America's attention.
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."
WAUKESHA, Wisc., July 13- Scott Walker cast himself as an anti- Washington reformer as he launched his 2016 Republican presidential campaign on Monday, vowing to fight with the same conservative conviction he used to battle unions as Wisconsin governor. Walker rose to national prominence by defeating a 2012 recall election that grew from his challenge to the...
WAUKESHA, Wisc., July 13- Scott Walker cast himself as an anti- Washington reformer in launching his 2016 Republican presidential campaign on Monday, vowing to fight with the same conservative conviction he used to battle unions as Wisconsin governor. Walker rose to national prominence by defeating a 2012 recall election that grew from his challenge to the...