March 11th, 2012
09:18 AM ET
2 years ago

Former presidential candidates play pundit

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.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Steve Forbes • TV-State of the Union
Forbes endorses Perry
October 24th, 2011
10:23 AM ET
3 years ago

Forbes endorses Perry

(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.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Perry • Steve Forbes
Forbes endorsement of Hatch doesn't deter FreedomWorks
September 7th, 2011
02:53 PM ET
3 years ago

Forbes endorsement of Hatch doesn't deter FreedomWorks

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.
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Filed under: 2012 • FreedomWorks • Orrin Hatch • Steve Forbes • Utah
S&P targeted by top economic voices
August 7th, 2011
10:40 AM ET
3 years ago

S&P targeted by top economic voices

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.
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Filed under: Economy • Larry Summers • Steve Forbes • TV-State of the Union
July 6th, 2010
02:03 PM ET
4 years ago

Rand Paul to attend Manhattan fundraiser hosted by Steve Forbes

Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul will head to Manhattan for a fundraiser on Monday.
Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul will head to Manhattan for a fundraiser on Monday.

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."

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Filed under: Kentucky • Rand Paul • Steve Forbes