OTTAWA, March 10- The separatist Parti Quebecois is no longer in the lead in Quebec's provincial election campaign, though it would likely win the most seats in the April 7 vote if current support holds, according to a recent poll.» Read More
Florida's Democratic Senate candidate Kendrick Meek told CNBC Friday that independent candidate Charlie Crist asked him to drop out of the hotly contested race, not former President Clinton
Stocks are pricing in political gridlock, and any upset to the view that Republicans take the House in midterm Congressional elections could tilt the market either way.
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist told CNBC there was no deal with ex-President Clinton to get Democrat Kendrick Meek to drop out of the Florida Senate race to give Crist a better chance of winning.
U.S. Representative Joe Barton (R-Texas), the congressman who ruffled feathers on Capitol Hill last summer for issuing a public apology to former BP CEO Tony Hayward, is "confident" he will become the next leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee if Republicans win the U.S. House in next week's elections.
Many had expected that fear of China would play a larger role in the elections. But until last week resentment of China’s economic prowess was the dog that had largely failed to bark. The FT reports.
While markets worldwide obsess about the outcome of the Fed's November 3 meeting, Wall Street pros are handicapping how stocks and sectors might perform based on the outcome of the November 2 congressional midterm elections.
Oscar Goodman is winding down his tenure as perhaps the most famous mayor in Las Vegas' history. He hopes to go out on a high note, even as the state reports the city's unemployment rate has reached a record high of 15 percent.
Across Washington, lobbyists have been working behind the scenes now for months to prepare for the possible power shift after the November election. The NYT reports.
A midterm election yielding a GOP Congress to offset a Democratic president, seasonal factors and stocks' status as a "humiliated asset class" should combine to power a sizable rally in the coming months.
California Senate challenger Carly Fiorina was hospitalized early Tuesday after coming down with a surgery-related infection.
CEOs of big Wall Street firms tend to distribute their political contributions equally between Democrats and Republicans, but hedge fund chiefs sink money along partisan lines.
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Although much of the talk going into the midterm elections is about jobs, taxes, health care and the domestic economy, many investors are attempting to get a view on the direction of the broader global economy.
In Washington, the election outcome is a foregone conclusion – a solid GOP victory in the House, well in excess of the 39-seat magic number, with the Democrats narrowly retaining the Senate. Not only is this outcome conventional wisdom inside the Beltway, but it appears to be fully priced into the markets as well.
Facing the prospect of big Republican gains in Congress, President Barack Obama is sending voters a mixed message: He says he sees opportunities to work with the GOP after Election Day yet warns Washington could be consumed by gridlock if the opposition takes control.
The younger Reid lacks, well, oomph. Oomph is something Mayor Goodman specializes in. So Goodman made a campaign ad for Reid that has gone viral.
MGM Resorts is the largest employer and the largest taxpayer in Nevada. CEO Jim Murren is a Republican who hopes to see the GOP take many Senate seats. But not the one from Nevada.
The American dream appears increasingly elusive to the average citizen, with the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding continued high levels of pessimism in the nation’s outlook for incomes, home values and the future of the economy.
If there is a single message unifying Republican candidates this year, it is a call to grab hold of the federal checkbook, slam it closed and begin to slash spending. But while polls show that the Republicans’ message is succeeding politically, Republican candidates and party leaders are offering few specifics about how they would tackle the nation’s $13.7 trillion debt. The NYT reports.
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