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  • Obama Leads Romney in Three Swing States: NBC/WSJ Poll

    So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.

  • What do you do on a fake sick day? You shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it, baby, now (come on, baby) ... Twist and shout ...

    There’s more to high-school popularity than just being elected prom-king or prom-queen, a recent study from a top economic research organization has found.

  • What's the Worth of an Ivy League Education?

    A college degree is by no means the only determining factor for a tech startup's success, but it turns out that it does make a difference.

  • The Immigrant Exodus: Will the US Run Out of Entrepreneurs?

    Foreign-born entrepreneurs, who traditionally moved to the U.S. to start companies, are now opting to return home, in large part because of difficulties getting a work visa.

  • Student Loan Debt Hits Another New Record: Study

    A study of college freshman shows that 86 percent want to be financially well-off -- up more than 10 percent from last year.

  • Rising College Costs Pose Test for Obama on Education Policies

    Critics say President Obama’s policies on expanding aid to college students are too costly, often assist the wrong people and could have the paradoxical effect of driving up tuition prices.

  • Students Face Their Own Debt Bubble

    America's student loan debt has hit a new record. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the real cost of college and provides a look at some of the ugly numbers.

  • Student Loan Debt Hits Another New Record: Study

    The average college student who graduated in 2011 had $26,600 in student loans, according to a new report, which estimates two-thirds of last year’s college graduates had student loan debt.

  • Debate's Impact on the Independent

    How tonight's debate impacted the independent voter, with Jared Bernstein, Former chief Economist to VP Biden; Sara Fagen, Former Top Aide to President George W. Bush; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; Jim Nussle, Former OMB Director; Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman; and Austin Ligon, co-founder & former CEO of CarMax.

  • Obama, Romney on Gun Control

    President Obama addresses his take on assault-weapon policies, saying "My beliefs are to enforce laws we currently have, keep guns out of the hands of criminals, and that weapons designed for soldiers do not belong on the streets." Governor Romney discusses why he changed his mind on an assault-weapon ban.

  • How Romney Differentiates Himself From Bush

    Governor Romney differentiates himself and his policies from George W. Bush and Bush's administration, saying he will "crack down on China." President Obama says Romney is "the last person who is going to get tough on China."

  • Romney, Obama on Inequalities in Workplace

    President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney address how they intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace specifically regarding females.

  • Romney: Middle Income Taxpayers Have Been Buried

    Governor Romney and President Obama share their strategies for bringing relief to U.S. taxpayers if they were to be elected. President Obama says "the math doesn't add up," when responding to Romney's tax plans.

  • Obama: Need to Control Our Own Energy

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu says it's not policy of his department to help lower gas prices. President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney discuss whether they agree with Chu that this is not the job of the energy department.

  • Romney Challenges Obama on Energy

    In this excerpt from the second presidential debate, GOP nominee Mitt Romney directly challenges President Obama on whether the government has promoted or hindered the production of energy on public lands.

  • Ensuring Jobs for College Graduates

    President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney share their job creation strategies to help reassure a 21-year old college student that when he graduates from college he will be able to sufficiently support himself.

  • Notre Dame 'Earns Stripes' in Current Market: Endowment Chief

    Unlike the football team in recent years, the University of Notre Dame’s endowment has been more consistently successful.

  • Notre Dame's Winning Endowment Strategy

    Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame CIO, discusses how he manages the $7.2 billion endowment for the "Fighting Irish."

  • Florida, the New Silicon Valley?

    Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses how he is helping Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) bring high-tech jobs to the Sunshine State.

  • College Costs the Next Fiscal Cliff?

    Student loan debt topped a trillion bucks this year, and the price of higher education is soaring. Derek Thompson, sr. editor at The Atlantic, discusses why college costs are so high.