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For all the supercharged attention leading up to the non-report from the congressional supercommittee on deficit reduction, it's hard to come to any other conclusion that — for now, at least — no one really cares.
Herman Cain became badly flustered on Monday when asked to assess President Obama’s policy toward Libya, raising new questions about his command of foreign policy as he lurched over five minutes from awkward pauses to halting efforts to address the issue.
We found several exaggerations and misstatements in the latest Republican presidential candidates’ debate.
The Republican co-chair of the so-called super committee in charge of slashing the nation's deficit on Sunday called deliberations a "rollercoaster ride," and gave no indication that a deal could be struck before the panel's Thanksgiving deadline.
We must work with Israel to determine the proper military response needed to stabilize the region, protect our allies and protect this country – if that includes targeted airstrikes on Iranian nuclear facilities, then I am prepared to authorize that action.
Shame on the Republican candidates for president. Shame on them for showing up at debate specifically targeting the U.S. economy with not one credible, rational, even reputable notion of what to do about the nation's housing mess.
Rick Perry moved into spin control Thursday after a stumble during the Republican presidential debate, and insisted it won't force him out of the presidential race.
Texas Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry appears on the Today show to discuss his performance on last night's debate.
While you await tonight's CNBC GOP debate, it is worth remembering that President Barack Obama is still the favorite of the financial sector.
GOP presidential candiate Herman Cain denied allegations of sexual harassment brought by several women, telling a news conference: "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone. Period."
Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) prepares to square off in a debate tomorrow on all issues facing the economy.
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will respond at a news conference to the latest in a string of claims of inappropriate sexual behavior that have rocked his presidential campaign.
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.