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  • Donald Trump

    Last month’s controversial U.S. payrolls report is “not correct”, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC Tuesday, echoing complaints by Obama administration opponents.

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    In the shadow of the supersize super PACs that have reshaped the battle for the White House and Senate, a new and potentially potent kind of super PAC is proliferating in the closing weeks of the campaign and taking aim at House races.

  • Red Lobster

    The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants is putting more workers on part-time status in a test aimed at limiting the impact of looming requirements under Obamacare.

  • Battle for the House Heats Up

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports what it will take for the Democrats to win the House of Representatives, and for the Republicans to hold on to the majority.

  • President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    With Election Day a month away, Mitt Romney gains grounds in a post-debate poll, and  he and President Obama crisscross the crucial state of Ohio, The New York Times reports.

  • Ken Langone

    Government numbers showing the unemployment rate has fallen under 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years don't reflect actual business conditions, Home Depot founder Ken Langone said on CNBC.

  • Vice President Joe Biden

    After the president's poor showing in last week's debate, the big guns of the Obama administration are prepping Vice President Joe Biden for his faceoff with Paul Ryan, The New York Times reports.

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    Although President Obama is widely seen as a friend of the tech industry, Mitt Romney has made clear inroads in Silicon Valley, The New York Times reports.

  • Romney Closes on Obama: Poll

    Mitt Romney stays within striking distance of President Obama. He's now two points behind the President in the latest poll after winning last week's debate, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

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    What is the middle class, anyway? There's no official definition, but Americans and their  presidential candidates seem to know it when they see it.

  • Local Governments Turn to Gaming

    Toledo and Cleveland casinos took in about $43 million gross in July, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. Tim Wilmott, president & COO of Penn National, weighs in.

  • Harwood: Debate 'More Powerful' Than Jobs Data

    CNBC's John Harwood says Mitt Romney has some momentum from the debate. "The debate is a more powerful political force in the race than the unemployment numbers," he says.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama, reeling from a poor debate performance, won a valuable reprieve with a September unemployment report that brought the jobless rate down to a level unseen since when he took office.

  • Martin O'Malley (D)

    Republicans are deliberately trying to stymie job creation and U.S. economic growth in order to damage President Obama’s re-election chances, a top Obama campaign surrogate charged Friday.

  • Republican Presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition 2012 Presidential Candidates Forum December 7, 2011 at Ronald Reagan Building and International Center in Washington, DC.

    Mitt Romney had described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes as "not elegantly stated." Now he's calling them "just completely wrong."

  • Obama Supporters 'Stunned': NBC's Chuck Todd

    The momentum shift in the race for the White House clearly went to Mitt Romney after his performance at the first presidential debate, with NBC's Chuck Todd.

  • Countdown to September Jobs Report

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Tony Frato, former White House deputy press secretary, discuss the importance of the upcoming election.

  • Obama Versus Romney - Round 1

    Michael Degolyer, Professor of Government and International Relations, Hong Kong Baptist University & Terrill Frantz, Assistant Professor, Faculty of HSBC Business School, Peking University discuss the major sticking points gathered from the first round of the U.S. Presidential Debate.

  • Mitt Romney

    With the election just weeks away, this strategist has ideas about where a President Romney would take the dollar.

  • Should Big Banks Be Wary of a Romney Win?

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky, weighs in with his thoughts on last night's debate and the implications for big banks. Also, a look at some of the economic issues tackled by Mitt Romney and President Obama, with "The Kudlow Report's," Larry Kudlow.