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Over the weekend, the New York Times ran a potentially explosive piece on its Campaign Stops blog with the mild headline “The Politics of Austerity.” The piece is in part about the racial politics of the Tea Party and austerity, and the claim it makes is that austerity is effectively racist.
Herman Cain kept his Washington campaign schedule as his team accused "inside-the-Beltway media" of attacking him with allegations that he sexually harassed two women in the 1990s.
November 23 marks the deadline for the Super Committee to decide on a debt deal. Both sides have come up with their proposals, but cannot seem to move past partisan differences. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) House Democratic leader regarding the situation on both sides.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that the House Energy & Commerce Committee is considering asking for a subpoena to get White House documents related to Solyndra. And the White House announces it's going to do a review of the DOE's loan portfolio.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, seeking to jump-start his GOP presidential campaign with a 20 percent flat tax, said “I don’t care” if his plan gives millions to wealthy Americans because he says it will accelerate economic growth.
While investors wait to see if the Europeans will agree to a major boost in their rescue fund to backstop sovereign debt and the banks who own it, here at home the economic news has turned slightly more positive.
Ron Paul's plan to slash $1 trillion in federal spending begins and ends at the government bureaucracies he says are most responsible for the mess.
A Republican debate will play out in one of this city's glittering casinos, but the real battleground for next year's U.S. presidential election lies in the foreclosure-racked neighborhoods that sprawl beyond the Las Vegas Strip's bright lights.
Wall Street loves Mitt Romney almost twice as much as it loves President Barack Obama, a new analysis of campaign finance reports shows.
If done right, Herman Cain’s proposal to replace all federal taxes with a 9 percent income tax, 9 percent national sales tax, and 9 percent corporate tax makes good economic sense.
Business executive Herman Cain has jumped to the top of the volatile Republican presidential race in a campaign season dominated by economic anxiety.
President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.
Now that Herman Cain's stock has been rising in the Republican presidential scrabble, he's drawing a clear line between himself and the other candidates when it comes to taxes.
Mitt Romney offered a robust defense of the health care plan he signed as governor of Massachusetts and sought to look beyond his Republican presidential rivals at a debate here Tuesday night by presenting himself as the leader who is best prepared to take on President Obama.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Attorney General Eric Holder says the U.S. has charged two men, originally from Iran, for conspiracy to murder Saudi Arabian Ambassador.
In a grim sign of the enduring nature of the economic slump, household income declined more in the two years after the recession ended than it did during the recession itself, new research has found, reports the NYT.
Will the protesting voices on Wall Street actually change policy in Washington? Sharing perspective regarding the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, with Jonathan Weisman, WSJ senior political writer and White House correspondent; Ben White, Politico Morning Money columnist; and CNBC's John Carney.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's prepared statement regarding the annual report of the financial stability oversight council.
After months of turmoil and uncertainty, the Republican 2012 presidential race finally appears to have a settled field of candidates — with Mitt Romney solidifying his perch at the top of the pack.
President Obama and his House Republican adversaries feuded over how to best create jobs in the weakened U.S. economy Saturday, with Obama demanding Congress pass his $447 billion jobs bill and the GOP countering with a call for less government red tape.