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  • What to Look Out for in Tonight's GOP Debate Saturday, 12 Nov 2011 | 1:12 PM ET
    Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    Republican candidates will challenge President Barack Obama on foreign policy, an issue they have given scant attention in recent weeks, in a debate Saturday night.

  • Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    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 Says Debate Gaffe Won't End His Campaign Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    GOP Candidate Rick Perry at Presidential Debate

    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.

  • Donald Trump Debate Reaction     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Perry: Forgets His Plan     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 9:16 PM ET

    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: America Faces a Crisis     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 9:13 PM ET

    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.

  • Cain on Housing, Fannie & Freddie     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:51 PM ET

    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."

  • Housing Crisis Caused by Regulations?     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:46 PM ET

    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.

  • Ron Paul on Taxes & the Fed     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Corporate Profits vs. Job Creation     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:26 PM ET

    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.

  • Candidates on Occupy Wall Street     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Bachmann on Creating Jobs     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Should We Let Italy Fail?     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer asks Rep. Ron Paul he let Italy fail and take our banking system along with it.

  • Fixing Fannie & Freddie     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 8:03 PM ET

    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.

  • Michele Bachmann: Obama’s Wall Street Paradox Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 2:57 PM ET
    Michele Bachmann

    Dodd-Frank has badly burdened American business to the permanent advantage of their foreign competitors.

  • Wall Street Isn't Impressed With Republican Candidates Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 11:51 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidates (L-R) former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney and Texas Governor Rick Perry

    "Their ideas for what needs to happen are terrible," says one analyst. "Then go to the Democratic side — their ideas are just as bad. "

  • Meet the GOP Presidential Candidates Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
    American voters will soon be well acquainted with the Republican presidential candidates vying to unseat President Obama. The first primaries are only a couple months away. For those who don’t follow the daily news flow, there are a series of nationally televised debates to get to know the candidates and issues. Having begun in May, the next major debate is  What’s more, this presidential election will be somewhat unique. It is the first one to reflect the  as well as the groundbreaking 2010 Sup

    For those who don’t follow the daily news flow, there are a series of nationally televised debates to get to know the candidates and issues.

  • Homes of the GOP Candidates Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    When every part of a presidential candidate’s life and history goes under the microscope, it’s not surprising that some of their homes have led to controversy. In fact, for one candidate, two properties have become the center of a heated debate.

    Click ahead to learn about these abodes, located in nine states, and find out who owns, has owned, or rents each house.

  • Presidential Candidates? Few Are the 99 Percent Saturday, 29 Oct 2011 | 10:16 AM ET
    Occupy Wall Street dog

    Economic inequality may or may not become a central issue in the presidential race, but the candidates have at least one reason to hope it does not.  The New York Times reports.

  • For Republicans, Judicial Power Is a Campaign Issue Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 3:52 AM ET
    Gavel

    Republican presidential candidates are issuing biting and sustained attacks on the federal courts and the role they play in American life. The New York Times reports.