Debating whether the U.S. is turning into a country of "people sitting on a couch, waiting for their next government check", with Herman Cain, former presidential candidate and Willie Brown, former San Francisco mayor.» Read More
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.
Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) prepares to square off in a debate tomorrow on all issues facing the economy.
"Their ideas for what needs to happen are terrible," says one analyst. "Then go to the Democratic side — their ideas are just as bad. "
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will respond at a news conference to the latest in a string of claims of inappropriate sexual behavior that have rocked his presidential campaign.
Lawmakers in the United States should scrap income tax in favor of a tax on household spending in order to get the ailing economy back on track, and could also supplement revenue by taxing “harmful activities” such as driving in congested city centers, Robert H. Frank, professor of economics at Cornell University told CNBC on Tuesday.
Herman Cain remains even with Mitt Romney for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination as GOP candidates prepare to face off at Wednesday night’s CNBC debate.