Washington (CNN) - Former presidential candidate Republican Steve Forbes predicted Mitt Romney will "limp over the finish line" to capture the GOP presidential nomination in a fight that will not end in the next few months.
Forbes, the editor-in-chief of Forbes Media who previously backed Rick Perry for president, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that Rick Santorum's recent ascendancy in the race will contribute to the extended battle.
(CNN) - Rick Perry's presidential campaign Monday touted Steve Forbes' endorsement of the Texas governor for the GOP nomination.
Forbes is a businessman, as well as editor and publisher of Forbes magazine. He is also president and CEO of its publisher, Forbes Inc.
Washington (CNN) - FreedomWorks says it's still committed to finding a consensus fiscal conservative candidate to challenge longtime Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, even though a FreedomWorks board member has endorsed Hatch.
Monday morning the Hatch campaign was touting an endorsement by Steve Forbes, the former two-time GOP presidential candidate, CEO of Forbes, and a vice chairman of the FreedomWorks Foundation board.
Washington (CNN) - Two top financial voices from different sides of the aisle voiced outrage on Sunday over Standard & Poor's downgrade of the United States’ credit rating, but disagreed on whom to put the blame.
Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes, Inc. and a former Republican presidential candidate called S&P's downgrade from AAA to AA+ Friday, "an outrageous move" given that the government can still pay the interest and principal on its bonds.
Washington (CNN) - Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul will briefly leave Kentucky's campaign trail and head to an exclusive, $1,000-per-plate New York City fundraiser on Monday. Steve Forbes, a former GOP presidential candidate, will host the event.
Jesse Benton, spokesman for the Paul campaign, confirmed the event to CNN.
Steve Forbes "was an early supporter of the campaign," Benton said. "He endorsed [Paul] very early on, back in September of '09."