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Elections Democrats

  • VP Candidates Square Off Tonight

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest presidential poll results, and weighs in on what to expect to hear from Vice President Biden, and GOP challenger, Paul Ryan in tonight's debate.

  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

    At the presidential debate last week, Mitt Romney injected new charges into the discussion of what will happen to small businesses if taxes are raised on the wealthy. So what's accurate?

  • Will VP Biden Come Out Swinging?

    Former Sen. Ted Kaufman, (D-DE), discusses how he has prepared Vice President Joe Biden for tonight's debate with GOP challenger, Paul Ryan.

  • Altman Focuses on Darkened Global Outlook

    "I think the Federal Reserve and the ECB are exactly in the right place," explains Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, weighing in on Europe's economic crisis, Fed policy, and the worsening outlook on global growth.

  • GOP Preview of Vice Presidential Debate

    Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman, discusses what to expect to hear from GOP vice presidential nominee, Paul Ryan, at tonight's debate.

  • Altman: VP Biden 'Will Be Very Aggressive'

    "I think it is going to be a very interesting debate--and an important one," said Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, discussing what to expect from tonight's vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP challenger Paul Ryan.

  • Swing State Poll Shows Presidential Race Close

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the results from the latest NBC News-WSJ poll, and explains why the stakes are high in tonight's debate between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP challenger Paul Ryan.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

    Mitt Romney's strong performance in the first general election debate has drawn him closer in the race for the White House against President Barack Obama, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls of three swing states.

  • David Siegal, CEO and Founder of Westgate Resorts.

    David Siegel, who threated to fire all of his employees if President Obama is re-elected, told CNBC Wednesday that “I don’t want to go through another four years under the Obama administration where I have to downsize my company again.”

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    It's hard to recall an election where each side was so entirely convinced not only that their candidate was best but that the other candidate was awful.

  • NY Jets owner Woody Johnson

    Vice President Joe Biden is a “very skillful” debater who could give Paul Ryan a run for his money, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said Wednesday.

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    As a candidate, Mitt. Romney accuses China of  stealing jobs of Americans by cheating. But his investments with Bain Capital is undermining his campaign message, The New York Times reports.

  • Senate Seat Cheat Sheet

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports how the close Senate race could change the balance of power on Capitol Hill.

  • US Real Estate 'Safe Haven' for Foreign Investors?

    Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president, discusses how foreign investors are taking advantage of buying opportunities in the U.S.

  • Woody Johnson's Game Plan for Romney & Jets

    Woody Johnson, New York Jets owner, discusses raising money for Romney's campaign, and weighs in on quarterback Mark Sanchez's performance and what his team needs to do to post a winning season.

  • Jets Owner Puts Romney Ahead of the Game

    Woody Johnson, New York Jets owner, explains why he ranked "an election win for Mitt Romney" ahead of "a winning season for the team."

  • LeFrak: Taxes Going Up No Matter Who Wins Election

    In a wide-ranging conversation, Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president, discusses Mitt Romney's comment that he does not expect to lower taxes on the top earners. "I am a super, high-margin taxpayer," declared LeFrak.

  • Barack Obama and Big Bird

    Message to the president: Keep Big Bird out of political ads. That's what Sesame Workshop told President Obama's campaign Tuesday after it featured Big Bird in a new campaign ad mocking Mitt Romney's vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting.

  • Balance of Power in the House

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports all 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs, and Democrats are looking to get 25 more seats to gain control of the House.

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    As Nov. 6 draws near, some food franchises are wrapping the U.S. election into their marketing. Have you tried Stephen Colbert's ice cream?