Former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), discusses whether Mitt Romney can keep momentum going after the past two presidential debates, and what's at stake in the battleground states.
Despite his improved national standing, Romney trails Obama by at least six points in two key swing states, according to the latest NBC/WSJ/Marist polls.
Getting a deal done to resolve the "fiscal cliff" is a matter of “eighth-grade math,” former Minnesota Gov. Timothy Pawlenty told CNBC on Thursday.
Critics say President Obama’s policies on expanding aid to college students are too costly, often assist the wrong people and could have the paradoxical effect of driving up tuition prices.
Romney has said his focus on small business is what distinguishes himself from the last Republican president, George W. Bush. But their approaches to entrepreneurs seem pretty similar, according to the New York Times.
A letter is headed to Capitol Hill urging lawmakers to rise above bipartisan bickering and get a deal done before the nation heads over the fiscal cliff. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the Financial Services Forum's document.
CNBC's John Harwood explains that President Obama can have confidence that he's put a floor under his numbers after yesterday's debate.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on how both candidates performed in last night's presidential debate, and whether either one gained political ground, with former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH).
The incredible prosperity in North Dakota has happened during the Obama administration. However, the fear is that things might change in the next four years, especially when it comes to fracking.
Jeremy Epstein, Adelphi University student, talks about his question to the candidates on jobs in last night's debates.
Steven Rattner, current chairman of Willett Advisors, discusses the government's bailout of the auto industry and whether it saved jobs. Rattner also weighs in on management changes at Citigroup.
President Obama kept his eyes on his opponent, whereas Mitt Romney’s gaze often strayed to moderator Candy Crowley. Exasperated by Obama's aggressive demeanor, Romney at one point asked her to intercede, calling, “Candy, Candy, Candy.”
It was a fact-checker’s dream. The two major candidates for president, standing practically toe-to-toe, with contradictory versions of a basic fact: the level of oil production on public lands.
Discussing how investors should play momentum swings as the presidential election nears, with Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha Partners managing director.
CNBC's John Harwood provides a recap of last night's second presidential debate.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama and Mitt Romney went toe-to-toe over jobs, energy and taxes, during last night's second presidential debate, which at times turned into angry cross talk.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), weighs in on key points in last night's presidential debate, and discusses why Congress must find the political will to rise above bipartisanship bickering and pass a tax plan and balance the budget.
CNBC's John Harwood recaps last night's aggressive presidential debate, and highlights the key points where the candidates most notably disagree.
CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a closer look at tonight's second presidential debate and reports whether the candidates' statements were accurate.
How tonight's debate impacted the independent voter, with Jared Bernstein, Former chief Economist to VP Biden; Sara Fagen, Former Top Aide to President George W. Bush; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; Jim Nussle, Former OMB Director; Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman; and Austin Ligon, co-founder & former CEO of CarMax.