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  • 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.

  • Rick Perry on Today Show   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 7:20 AM ET
    Rick Perry on Today Show

    Texas Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry appears on the Today show to discuss his performance on last night's debate.

  • Who Is Wall Street Supporting? Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    While you await tonight's CNBC GOP debate, it is worth remembering that President Barack Obama is still the favorite of the financial sector.

  • Herman Cain: 'I Have Never Acted Inappropriately' Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 5:44 PM ET
    Herman Cain denies sexual harassment allegations.

    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."

  • Ron Paul Prepares to Square Off   Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 4:30 PM ET
    Ron Paul Prepares to Square Off

    Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) prepares to square off in a debate tomorrow on all issues facing the economy.

  • Herman Cain Vows to 'Set the Record Straight' Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
    Herman Cain

    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.

  • Is Austerity Racist? Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 12:21 PM ET
    People attend the Tea Party rally on Boston Common on April 14, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Tea Party Express is on a current tour through the United States ending tomorrow in Washington, D.C., on tax day.

    Over the weekend, the New York Times ran a potentially explosive piece on its Campaign Stops blog with the mild headline “The Politics of Austerity.” The piece is in part about the racial politics of the Tea Party and austerity, and the claim it makes is that austerity is effectively racist.

  • Cain Campaign Denies Sexual Harassment Report Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 10:01 AM ET
    Herman Cain

    Herman Cain kept his Washington campaign schedule as his team accused "inside-the-Beltway media" of attacking him with allegations that he sexually harassed two women in the 1990s.

  • One-on-One With Nancy Pelosi   Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 4:09 PM ET
    One-on-One With Nancy Pelosi

    November 23 marks the deadline for the Super Committee to decide on a debt deal. Both sides have come up with their proposals, but cannot seem to move past partisan differences. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) House Democratic leader regarding the situation on both sides.

  • Solyndra Documents   Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 3:25 PM ET
    Solyndra Documents

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that the House Energy & Commerce Committee is considering asking for a subpoena to get White House documents related to Solyndra. And the White House announces it's going to do a review of the DOE's loan portfolio.

  • Rick Perry: 'I Don't Care' If Tax Plan Helps the Rich Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 10:18 AM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, seeking to jump-start his GOP presidential campaign with a 20 percent flat tax, said “I don’t care” if his plan gives millions to wealthy Americans because he says it will accelerate economic growth.

  • A Slight September Improvement Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 4:21 PM ET
    Man shopping for clothes

    While investors wait to see if the Europeans will agree to a major boost in their rescue fund to backstop sovereign debt and the banks who own it, here at home the economic news has turned slightly more positive.

  • The Ron Paul Plan: Kill 5 Agencies, Cut $1 Trillion Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 11:15 AM ET
    Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)

    Ron Paul's plan to slash $1 trillion in federal spending begins and ends at the government bureaucracies he says are most responsible for the mess.

  • Hard-Hit Nevada Will Be Key Battleground in 2012 Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 2:19 AM ET
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    A Republican debate will play out in one of this city's glittering casinos, but the real battleground for next year's U.S. presidential election lies in the foreclosure-racked neighborhoods that sprawl beyond the Las Vegas Strip's bright lights.

  • Wall St. Donates Twice as Much to Romney as Obama Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 11:58 AM ET

    Wall Street loves Mitt Romney almost twice as much as it loves President Barack Obama, a new analysis of campaign finance reports shows.

  • Herman Cain

    If done right, Herman Cain’s proposal to replace all federal taxes with a 9 percent income tax, 9 percent national sales tax, and 9 percent corporate tax makes good economic sense.

  • Cain Beats Romney as GOP Frontrunner for Primary Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 6:30 PM ET
    Herman Cain

    Business executive Herman Cain has jumped to the top of the volatile Republican presidential race in a campaign season dominated by economic anxiety.

  • Obama More Interested in Politics Than Progress: Ryan Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.

  • Cain: I'm the Only One Who Wants to Kill Tax Code Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 8:44 AM ET
    Herman Cain

    Now that Herman Cain's stock has been rising in the Republican presidential scrabble, he's drawing a clear line between himself and the other candidates when it comes to taxes.

  • Romney Looks Past Rivals as Debate Focuses on Economy Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 5:00 AM ET
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    Mitt Romney offered a robust defense of the health care plan he signed as governor of Massachusetts and sought to look beyond his Republican presidential rivals at a debate here Tuesday night by presenting himself as the leader who is best prepared to take on President Obama.