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  • Poll: Will McCain Show for Presidential Debate? Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 10:26 AM ET
  • McCain Reverses, Will Attend Scheduled Debate Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 9:49 AM ET

    With just hours to go, Americans waited for word on whether John McCain would show up for Friday's scheduled debate against Barack Obama, a widely anticipated showdown that has been cast in doubt by U.S. financial chaos and extraordinary political maneuvering.

  • 2008 Clinton Global Initiative Summit Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    The financial crisis roiling markets in the U.S. and around the world underscores the importance of taking a global perspective, former President Clinton said at the start of his summit of world leaders and celebrities.

  • Economic Optimism On The Rise: Survey Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 7:17 PM ET
    Crowd of people on the street.

    Not surprisingly, Americans are still down on the economy, according to the latest CNBC survey, with 93 percent of respondents describing it as poor or fair. But, in light of the Wall Street problems on the front page, there are signs that sentiment has bottomed. Nowhere is that more apparent than the huge jump in expectations that the economy will get on track in the next year.

  • Obama Rejects McCain's Call for Debate Delay Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 6:08 PM ET
    John McCain and Barack Obama

    The economic crisis and raw politics threatened to derail the first presidential debate as John McCain challenged Barack Obama to delay the Friday forum and join forces to help Washington fix the financial mess. Obama rebuffed his GOP rival, saying the next president needs to "deal with more than one thing at once."

  • Americans Split on Bailout Plan: NBC/WSJ Survey Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 4:59 PM ET

    Americans are split on supporting the Bush administration's rescue plan for Wall Street, according to a new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Clinton Summit to Focus on Financial Crisis, Other Topics Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    The financial crisis roiling markets in the U.S. and around the world underscores the importance of taking a global perspective, former President Clinton said at the start of his summit of world leaders and celebrities.

  • Much has been made in this Presidential campaign – and much more will be made – about the value of experience and who is qualified to lead. Often, relative youth is cited as a negative.

  • Democrats Seek Regulation in Bailout Terms Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 8:33 AM ET

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  • If Wall Street "Recovers" Does That Help McCain? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 4:07 PM ET

    You can tell the American political community is genuinely shaken by the sight of officials in both parties, from the Bush administration and the Democratic congress, standing side by side and promising to work together--fast.

  • In the business of politics, there may be competition now for the famous "Hope" posters with the artsy depiction of Sen. Barack Obama. Now you can get the GOP take with a $4 "Hottie for VP" sticker.

  • Feeling Lucky? The Odds of a President Palin Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 11:32 AM ET
    Sarah Palin

    Political passions aside, what are the chances Gov. Palin will become the next president of the US? Portfolio.com checks the odds.

  • McCain, Biden Talk Strategy on Economic Crisis Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 9:54 AM ET
    Wall Street

    Republican presidential candidate John McCain on Tuesday called for a high-level commission to study the current economic crisis and claimed that a corrupt and excessive Wall Street had betrayed American workers.

  • Wall Street Crisis: Which Candidate "Benefits"? Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 3:59 PM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    For the past year the ongoing crisis in the housing and credit markets has set a gloomy backdrop for the 2008 presidential race, fueling voters' anxieties about the economy and desire for change.

  • Obama, McCain Turn Sights To Wall Street "Clean-Up" Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 3:19 PM ET

    The crisis on Wall Street has suddenly shifted the focus of the 2008 presidential race.

  • Wall Street Fallout: The Political Reaction Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 11:24 AM ET

    Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain react to the financial fallouts. And Discussing how this new Wall St. order is impacting Washington and the race to the White House, with CNBC's Bill Seidman.

  • I respect what the guys at Forbes do. They come up with some good numbers for teams that are private entities and rarely release any information publicly. But if you are to believe that the ultimate determinant of franchise value is the amount a team could be sold for, the values are inflated.

  • Group Says McCain Broke 9/11 Pledge Not to Air Ads Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 10:10 AM ET
    Presidential Candidate, John McCain

    An independent watchdog group says that Republican John McCain's campaign violated a pledge not to air any negative TV ads on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

  • Obama, McCain Back In ""Business" Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama get back on the campaigns after appearing together in NY yesterday.

  • Intrade: McCain Surges Ahead Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 4:57 PM ET

    The Intrade pay-to-play prediction market — which as recently as July 19 had Obama ahead of McCain by 37 points — now has McCain leading Obama by 4 points.