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Elections Democrats

  • Romney or Obama, Who'd You Rather?

    President Obama and Governor Romney have been talking almost nonstop about the importance of women: women's rights, women in the workplace, choice, salaries, flextime, small business, motherhood, hairspray, the pros and cons of Latisse - Now women are talking back.

  • Campaign Mega-Spending

    The battle for a 4-year stay at the White House has an enormous price tag, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Here's How Much Candidates Spend to Get Your Vote

    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are spending a combined $26.86 every second this election cycle, as a binge of campaign spending deluges voters with rallies, banners, and of course, TV ads.

  • ‘No Subtle’ Reaction Expected to Apple Earnings

    Apple earnings and a Microsoft product launch keeps technology names at the forefront Thursday in a market that has been mostly punishing the sector for the last month.

  • Poll: What's Your Monthly Saving Goal for Retirement

    Campaign talk about taxes and deficits may have obscured what is arguably the nation’s biggest challenge: breaking out of a decade of income stagnation that has afflicted the middle class and the poor and exacerbated inequality, The New York Times reports.

  • 'Get It Done,' Immelt Tells DC on Fiscal Cliff Fix

    GE Chairman Jeff Immelt warns Washington against diving over the "fiscal cliff," telling CNBC on Wednesday that the issue was a needless “distraction” at the wrong time.

  • After QE3, Can the Fed Excite Markets This Week?

    Fed officials, huddling in Washington for a second day Wednesday, are likely to be discussing how to tweak policy later in the year. Those changes could include a new way of communicating their low rate policy, and what they will do when their Operation Twist ends in December.

  • 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.

  • Facts Taken for a Ride in Last Debate

    The final presidential debate was supposed to be about foreign policy, but the candidates often tried to shift the focus to domestic issues like the economy. And as the debate lurched back and forth around the world, the facts were sometimes taken for a ride.

  • Has the Government Gone Wild?

    Sen. Rand Paul, (R-KY), talks about government bloat, and why he thinks Fed policy harasses everyday Americans. Also, Robert Shrum, Democratic strategist, weighs in.

  • Trump Promises 'Very Big' Political Bombshell Wednesday

    Real estate magnate and Republican political figure Donald Trump told CNBC he has a major announcement to make Wednesday concerning the presidential race.

  • Kerry Defends Obama's Performance

    Sen. John Kerry, weighs in on last night's sparring between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

  • Here's How Much Candidates Spend to Get Your Vote

    Mitt Romney came in peace. He said he wanted better education, more financial aid, gender equality and rule of law, and he was talking about the Middle East, not the Midwest.

  • Romney & Obama Collide on Foreign Policy

    Sen. Robert Portman, (R-OH), weighs in on last night's foreign policy debate, and explains why he thinks Mitt Romney is best suited to lead the country, with Robert Shrum, Daily Beast columnist.

  • Obama & Romney Clash, Economy Hangs in the Balance

    Robert Shrum, Daily Beast columnist, discusses last night's debate on foreign policy, and weighs in on which candidate is better for the U.S. economy.

  • Scoring Last Night's Debate

    CNBC's John Harwood, reports the highlights from last night's presidential debate on foreign policy.

  • Obama & Romney, Closing Statements

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama deliver their closing statements at the end of their third debate during the 2012 Presidential campaign.

  • The Policies of the Last Four Years

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama discuss the policies of the last four years and what each candidate will do to address the financial and global challenges the country faces.

  • The Greatest Threat to the United States

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama discuss the greatest threats to the national security of this country, including violent extremists and potential economic threats from China.

  • Pakistan's Support for Terrorists

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama discuss whether Pakistan's support for terrorist groups means it's time to sever ties with the nation. Also, developing relationships with other countries in the region.