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Is Romney talking about the economy and is he connecting with high-anxiety voters about the economy? Discussing Romney's campaign focus, with Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA). "Mitt Romney has created over 100,000 jobs in the private sector, he gets the American dream, and he will inspire people to grow," says McDonnell.
Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.
CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the details of a recent NBC-WSJ poll that shows President Obama maintains a small national lead of 47% to 44% over rival Mitt Romney, but the difference remains within the survey's margin of error.
In an NBC Poll regarding the Supreme Court's ruling of Obamacare, 37 percent say they would be pleased if the court rules it unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how the defense industry is preparing for the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Is it any wonder our great American comeback is not just losing this battle, but downright missing in action? Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), and former foreign policy assistant to President Nixon, Monica Crowley, share their opinions on President Obama's leadership and Obamacare.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the Washington Post's story analyzing Bain Capital's role in outsourcing jobs; and as President Obama lays out his battle plan against Romney, is the GDP getting enough attention? Jared Bernstein, former Biden chief economist; Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute senior fellow; and Jim Garland, Sharp Details CEO, share their opinions.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Secretary Bryson has resigned his position "to prevent distraction" in the department's mission, after two recent hit-and-run accidents.
President Obama asserted his first executive privilege ahead of today's contempt vote, so was he involved? Robert Shrum, New York University Professor, and Vin Weber, Romney campaign economic policy adviser, weigh in. "There is no evidence whatsoever that the President was involved in this," says Shrum.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, discusses the Holder case, President Obama's administration and job creation, with Radio Show Host Lars Larson and CNBC's Joe Kernen.
President Obama invoked executive privilege to try and stop a contempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder, but it didn't work. NBC's Pete Williams, weighs in.
Contempt for Holder is headed for a full House vote next week. Representative Peter Welch (D-VT); Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT); and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), weigh in. "For 18 months I have been seeking documents, and there has never been one claim of executive privilege, so what are they hiding?," says Grassley.
CNBC's Rick Santelli comments on whether the Federal Reserve's extension of "Operation Twist" could become a political issue because it implies President Obama's economic policies aren't working.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, offers insight on everything from the Fed, economy and dividends.
The bungled IPO is nothing but an elephant in the room and both congressman and panelists are sticking to more pressing regulatory concerns, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Discussing whether our planet is headed for disaster if we do not combat global warming right now, with Rael Jean Isaac, author of "Roosters of the Apocalyspse," and Dan Weiss, Center for American Progress.
Should Congress aspire to writing lots and lots of laws, or are they there to monitor the economy? Kevin Williamson, National Review and Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist, share their opinions. "It's a dumb metric," says Williamson.
The last time Congress was this unproductive was during the 104th Congress, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Radio show host Hugh Hewitt and Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), weigh in.
Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.
Wall Street is putting big money behind Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, with Jim Lacamp, UBS and Bob Lutz, author of "Car Guys vs. Bean Counters."