US Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue sat down at an April 8 Monitor breakfast to discuss President Obama, the chamber's role in the 2012 election, and how he sees the US surviving as a major economic power.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke waded into politics Wednesday – but stayed in the shallow end. He avoided a partisan position, but made it clear that Congress needs to correct America's fiscal course.
Obama has proven to be aloof and withdrawn on issues both at home and abroad, leaving us so far with a fuzzy picture of his leadership.
Rep. Ron Paul (R) is expected to announce his presidential exploratory committee Tuesday afternoon in Iowa.
Back when he was Ronald Reagan's budget director, David Stockman got "taken to the woodshed" for his candid comments about Reagan's tax cuts. Now, he says both President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan are playing class warfare with taxes.
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
The center of public opinion is nowhere near the halfway point between the two extremes of the budget debate. Americans lean toward Obama and the Democrats.