There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse.
Rick Perry moved into spin control Thursday after a stumble during the Republican presidential debate, and insisted it won't force him out of the presidential race.
Clearly Romney is the favorite for the Republican nomination, says David Walker, Comeback America Initiative founder/president/CEO, who adds that Romney's plans for taxes is more reflective of political reality. Walker also discusses why he will not run for Senate in Connecticut.
CNBC's Scott Cohn fact-checks the candidate's statements from last night's debate.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president, shares his thoughts on what candidates should do when they don't have the answers during a live debate. Trump says Rick Perry's moment of not naming the third agency he plans to close down did not help his campaign.
Texas Governor Rick Perry forgets the third agency he would dissolve. He says he would do away with Education, commerce and can't remember the third.
Romney says people on both sides of the aisle realize it's time to worry about America. We're headed toward being Italy if we don't change our course, he says.
I would turn those GSEs into private entities, says Herman Cain. "The government does not need to be in that business. I would find a way to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac."
CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Mitt Romney about the housing crisis. Romney says the housing problem was caused by government interference, and Gov. Rick Perry says regulations caused the problem. Also, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich weighs in on Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asks Rep. Ron Paul about his tax plan. He says it's not a tax issue, it's a spending issue, and the price-fixing of interest rates by the Fed is ripping off people on fixed income.
Do public companies have a responsibility to create jobs or make money, asks CNBC's Jim Cramer of Mitt Romney, who says you can have both.
Should government do something to address growing inequalities? "I want to be the President of the 99%. I also want to be the President of the 1%," says Jon Huntsman.
How can we create jobs in America as quickly as possible? Rep. Michele Bachmann says we need to cut corporate taxes and cut regulation in order to keep business in this country.
CNBC's Jim Cramer asks Rep. Ron Paul he let Italy fail and take our banking system along with it.
Herman Cain addresses the issue of GSEs Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac. Would he shut them down? Cain says he'd find a way to unwind them and let the market determine the future of the housing market.
The presidential candidates discuss how they will ensure that the US won't fall with Italy's recent debt problems. Herman Cain and Mitt Romney answer.
GOP presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich, weighs in on the Herman Cain scandal; his jobs plan, and tax reform.
GOP presidential candiate Herman Cain denied allegations of sexual harassment brought by several women, telling a news conference: "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone. Period."
GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain addresses the accusations made against him by four women. Cain says, "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone."
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Tuesday's stock rally, after Italy's Berlusconi announcement, and the leap in financials, and CNBC's Eamon Javers puts the Cain sexual allegations in context.