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  • Financial system deeply flawed: Ron Paul

    Former Congressman Ron Paul discusses the "lack of confidence" in the free market system, rising interest rates and why the economy is not producing more jobs.

  • Ron Paul: Half of US economy is socialized

    The economy on the surface looks good but there are still a lot of problems out there, says former Congressman Ron Paul, discussing the ability of the Federal Reserve system to fix economic problems.

  • Ron Paul

    The ability to change interest rates is too much power for any one person, former Republican congressman Ron Paul told CNBC.

  • A Ron Paul coin?

    Ron Paul, former congressman and current host of TheRonPaulChannel.com, explains why he's been advocating competing currencies vs. the U.S dollar. Alternative is a good method; the dollar isn't going to last, he says.

  • Ron Paul: Correction hasn't corrected anything

    Former Congressman Ron Paul discusses the endorsement of Janet Yellen and the challenges she will face leading the Federal Reserve.

  • Ron Paul

    The former Texas representative told investors not to be fooled by the small taper: The Fed is still manipulating the price of money.

  • Ron Paul

    Former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, discusses the taper's influence on inflation and the Fed's next move.

  • Ron Paul

    Ron Paul told CNBC that Sen. Rand Paul is threatening Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair so that he can pass the Fed transparency bill.

  • Ron Paul: Scrutinizing the Fed's policy

    Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), discusses the threat by his son, Sen. Rand Paul, to delay Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair if there is not a vote on his Fed transparency bill.

  • Shutdown is not the real problem: Ron Paul

    Ron Paul, former Republican presidential candidate, says both parties are grandstanding. It's a "political blame game."

  • Ron Paul: Yellen likely frontrunner in Fed race

    Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), provides his take on the Fed and what a taper could mean for the economy and markets.

  • Ron Paul

    Ron Paul loves gold, but how much the former presidential candidate loves the yellow metal could strike some as a bit...extreme.

  • Ben Bernanke

    Tuesday’s market gains would suggest Bernanke will stay on; housing starts have slow, steady progress; Prism program apparently foiled plans for more than 50 terrorist attacks.

  • Why did gold crash? Ron Paul points his finger at two potential culprits: The Obama administration and Goldman Sachs.

  • An effort is building in Congress to change marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a federal pot tax.

  • Awaiting President Obama's 'Fiscal Cliff' Statement

    There is no deal in place, and President Obama is set to speak from the White House on the "fiscal cliff" any minute, with CNBC's Eamon Javers and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX); and CNBC's Melissa Lee; and the Money In Motion traders. "I believe there is too much bipartisanship on the spending, and nobody is talking about cutting any spending," says Rep. Ron Paul.

  • Don’t Go Wobbly on Economy, GOP

    The party must come to grips with the 'demographic realities' reshaping the US electorate and devise new strategies for connecting with growing populations of minorities, single women, and youth, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • DENVER-- It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington.

  • Ron Paul

    Texas Republican congressman Ron Paul pointedly refused to endorse his party’s presidential contender, Mitt Romney, arguing that neither he nor President Barack Obama would make necessary cuts to public spending that would avert a fiscal catastrophe.

  • What to Watch for Tonight

    CNBC's John Harwood offers a preview of tonight's presidential debate. Meanwhile Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), shares his views on which candidate is right about tax policies.