Elections Democrats

  • How Romney Would Deal With Gridlock

    Governor Mitt Romney and President Obama share their views on the legislative functions of the federal government amid political gridlock.

  • Obama, Romney on 'Role of Government'

    President Obama says the federal government has the capacity to "create ladders of opportunity" for the American people. Meanwhile Governor Mitt Romney says the role of government is to protect the principles of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence.

  • Wednesday night kicked off the first of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. So, who do you think won the debate? Take our poll and have your voice heard.

  • Obama, Romney's Views on Entitlements

    President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney share their views on entitlements like Social Security and Medicare.

  • How Obama, Romney Would Create Jobs

    Governor Mitt Romney and President Obama discuss how they plan to add jobs in America.

  • AFL-CIO Pres: Romney's 'Tough Job' Tonight

    CNBC's Scott Cohn does some fact-checking ahead of the presidential debate. Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, discusses which candidate is better for job growth, adding that Romney has a tough job convincing Americans that he understands what they are going through now.

  • What to Watch for Tonight

    CNBC's John Harwood offers a preview of tonight's presidential debate. Meanwhile Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), shares his views on which candidate is right about tax policies.

  • Ringside with Romney

    Roger Stone, Republican Strategist, and Roger Stone, Stonezone.com, discuss whether Mitt Romney can keep his cool or lose his temper in tonight's debate.

  • Herman Cain: What to Expect from Romney

    Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate, discusses what Mitt Romney needs to do tonight in order to shake-up the race. Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; Rick Lazio, Jones Walker; and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Congressional Budget Office director, weigh in.

  • Obama & Romney Face Off!

    Mitt Romney and President Obama are in their respective hotel rooms, making final preparations for the big debate, reports CNBC's John Harwood. Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; Rick Lazio, Jones Walker; and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Congressional Budget Office director, weigh in.

  • U.S. Presidential Debates

    Daniel Hanson, Economic Researcher, AEI (American Enterprise Institute) and Alex Cole, Vice President, Hattaway Communications weigh in on the Presidential debates.

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    The first presidential debate is likely to focus on economic issues as President Obama and Mitt Romney clash over the size and role of government.  Here are some of the topics that could come up.

  • High Stakes for Obama & Romney

    The latest polls have President Obama ahead of Romney, and both are in final preparations for tonight's presidential debate, with CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during a campaign event with Republican Governors at Basalt Public High School on August 2, 2012 in Basalt, Colorado.

    Nearly every politician complains about gridlock in Washington. But, why isn’t Mitt Romney focusing on it as a campaign issue ?

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    While not nearly as high-profile as the “Barbarians at the Gate” world of Wall Street, middle market M&A creates huge amounts of liquidity in the American economy, with about $275 billion of middle market transactions closed in 2011.

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    Thinking of leaving the country if you hate the thought of an Obama re-election or a Romney victory? Here's your chance to flee for free.

  • President Barack Obama speaking in Nashua, NH on energy.

    With an end to the contentious presidential campaign just a month away, there remains a lingering question about whether President Obama introduced the U.S. to socialism, and with it, the death knell of traditional American values.

  • New Poll Shows Slight Obama Lead

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest numbers from a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Obama leads challenger, Mitt Romney 48% to 46% in Virginia.

  • Poll: Romney Even With Obama in Florida

    A look at the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll numbers, heading into tonight's presidential debate, with John Harwood.

  • Candidates Ready to Debate in Colorado

    NBC's Chuck Todd discusses why the battleground states are so important to the presidential candidates as they get ready to face each other in tonight's debate.