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.
One undecided voter asks about reports that the State Department refused extra security for the U.S. Embassy in Libya. President Obama says "when it comes to Libya, everyone will be held accountable, and I am ultimately responsible for what's taking place there," and Governor Romney addresses the President's actions following the Libya tragedy.
Governor Romney says America is a "nation of immigrants," and supports an "employment verification system;" and President Obama says "if we're going to go after folks who are here illegally, we should go after criminals."
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."
President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney address how they intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace specifically regarding females.
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.
Tuesday night kicked off the second of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Who do you think won? Vote here.
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.
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.
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.
Round 2 of the 2012 presidential debates begins any minute now, with Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; and CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow.
CNBC's Scott Cohn says he'll be watching how each presidential candidate manages the town-hall style debate tonight; and Doug Wilder, Former Governor of Virginia (D), discusses how he thinks President Obama can make a comeback in tonight's debate.
CNBC's John Harwood reports tonight's debate audience is made up of uncommitted voters from the New York area; and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) of The House Financial Services Committee, provides perspective on both presidential candidates ahead of the debates.
Do either President Obama or Governor Mitt Romney have a plan to bend the curve and reduce U.S. debt? Phil Angelides, Former California State Treasurer (D), and David Walker, Comeback America Initiative founder, president & CEO, weigh in.
Americans want both parties to compromise, and discussing whether President Obama has it in him to work with "the other side," with Judd Gregg, Goldman Sachs International Advisor, and William Daley, former Chief of Staff to President Obama.
CNBC's John Harwood shares a preview of tonight's presidential debate; and discussing Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit's exit, and what to expect from tonight's debate, with Sheila Bair, Former chair of the FDIC, and Craig Barrett, Former chairman of Intel.
Alan Tonelson, Research Fellow, U.S. Business and Industry Council and Dennis Kelleher CEO, Better Markets discuss the Romney and Obama Presidential campaigns.
Insight on what to look out for in this presidential debate, with CNBC's John Harwood and Lillian Glass, psychologist and body language communication expert.
A preview of tonight's second presidential debate, with CNBC's John Harwood.
The system costs taxpayers an $70 billion per year. But fiscal costs are the tip of the “cost iceberg.” Using incarceration as a one-size-fits-all solution to every social quandary has led to a ballooning of our prison population to 2.3 million Americans behind bars—the highest per-capita rate in the world.