Elections Democrats

  • Syria's Impact on the Middle East

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama discuss the ongoing civil war going on in Syria and whether we should reassess our policy there.

  • Bengazi & the Middle East Question

    Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama discuss what caused the disaster in Bengazi, Libya, where a U.S. ambassador was killed, and what has happened in the weeks since.

  • US Can't Afford a Fiscal Cliff

    Vasu Menon, Vice President of Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that an Obama win - and hence, status quo - could weigh on growth because of the fiscal cliff.

  • Anticipating Debate #3

    Preparations for the final debate between the Presidential candidates, with CNBC's John Harwood, Carl Quintanilla, Larry Kudlow and Maria Bartiromo. Charles Schwab discusses his endorsement of Romney.

  • Obama Has Edge on Foreign Policy

    Justin Vaughn, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Boise State University and Peter Schiff, CEO, Euro Pacific Capital weigh in on the U.S. elections.

  • Which Candidate Would Help, or Hurt, the Dollar

    The U.S. election is likely to have a significant impact on currencies. Here's what could happen to the dollar.

  • Foreign Policy Front & Center at Tonight's Debate

    Rep. Peter King, (R-NY), explains why he has questions about the Libyan attack; winning over swing votes; and Mitt Romney's stance on foreign policy.

  • Five Players Who Can Drive Us Over the ‘Fiscal Cliff’

    The fiscal cliff may sound like the name of an exercise retreat on a mountain top in Southern California, but the reality is not so pretty. What it refers to is the potentially dire economic situation the U.S. faces at the end of 2012.  Here's a look.

  • Will Obama Make the Case Tonight?

    Ben LaBolt, Obama Campaign national press secretary, discusses President Obama's foreign policy and its impact on tonight's debate.

  • Pres. Obama and Romney Go Head-To-Head

    A preview of today's final presidential debate tonight at Lynn University in Florida, with CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Democrats Threaten Payroll Tax Cut Consensus

    Some Democrats in Congress are seeking to include an extension of the $120 billion payroll tax cut in negotiations over the looming “fiscal cliff,” shaking what had appeared to be a bipartisan consensus to allow the measure to expire as planned at the end of the year.

  • Political Poll: Obama, Romney Tied

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the latest results from an NBC-Wall Street Journal poll, which shows there is no clear leader in the race for the White House.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney participate in the second presidential debate at Hofstra University.

    Two weeks before Election Day, a late surge in support for Mitt Romney has put him in a dead heat with President Obama, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Pension Envy: Who Has More—Obama or Romney?

    Two weeks before Election Day, President Obama and Mitt Romney are deadlocked at 47 percent among likely voters, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.

  • Billionaire Spending Millions on Election Ads

    Thomas Peterffy, founder & CEO of Interactive Brokers, explains why he is spending millions of dollars of his own money towards election ads.

  • Will Final Obama-Romney Debate Be a Game Changer?

    President Obama and Mitt Romney face off in their final debate on Monday. One analyst says this showdown on foreign policy has the best chance of the three contests for a big "gotcha" moment.

  • Obama Leads Romney in Two Swing States

    CNBC's John Harwood reports both presidential candidates showed their humorous side at last night's big event in New York, just a few weeks before Election day.

  • Candidates Meet at Al Smith Dinner

    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both attend the Al Smith Dinner in New York on Thursday night.

  • Amid Brutal Campaign, a Respite. With Jokes.

    In a cease-fire of sorts, President Obama and Mitt Romney finally found something they could agree on during: Jokes about Vice President Joe Biden get big laughs.

  • Swing State Showdown: It's About Jobs!

    Gov. John Kasich, (R-OH); Gov. Tom Corbett, (R-PA); and former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), discuss the key issues facing their states, including swing voters; energy and jobs creation; and avoiding the fiscal cliff.