Political Leaders


  • Cain's Sex Scandal Shockwave     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reporter has the latest details on Cain's denouncement of sexual harassment allegations, and debating whether Cain's campaign will survive this scandal, with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman, and Howard Dean, former DNC chairman. Also, Mona Charen, syndicated columnist, discusses whether conservatives will stick with Herman Cain.

  • Cain's Troubles Loom Over Wednesday's Debate Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 6:08 PM ET
    Ballot Box

    The economy is supposed to be the focus when Republican presidential contenders share a debate stage for the first time since allegations of sexual impropriety rocked Republican Herman Cain's presidential bid.

  • 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."

  • Herman Cain Reax     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 5:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on reaction from Herman Cain's press conference.

  • Herman Cain Takes Questions on Allegations     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 5:18 PM ET

    Herman Cain, GOP presidential candidate takes questions from the press on sexual allegations against him, saying, "most of my supporters don't believe the accusations."

  • Cain Speaks Out on Groping Allegations     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 5:05 PM ET

    GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain addresses the accusations made against him by four women. Cain says, "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone."

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Ron Paul: An Ambitious ‘Plan to Restore America’ Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 3:09 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    We have drifted far from our founding principles, and our country is in crisis.

  • Rick Perry

    The fleecing of the American taxpayer will end when I am president.

  • Debate Countdown: Focus on Jobs     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on GOP candidates preparing to discuss getting people back to work, during tomorrow's debate.

  • Debate Countdown     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's John harwood has the details on GOP candidates getting ready for tomorrow's face-off.

  • 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.

  • Super Committee Concerns Grow     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 8:41 AM ET

    With no deficit panel deal in sight, the Super Committee is trying to quash concerns that no deal will be reached, with Rep. Jim Himes, (D-CT) and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ).

  • Swissie Sags, Italian Vote Looms Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    With all eyes on Swiss central bankers and Italian lawmakers, it's Europe day again - time for your FX Fix.

  • Where's Washington's Solution for Jobs?     Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Debating whether President Obama's jobs bill is dead in the water, with Rep. Mick Mulvaney, (R-SC), and Rep. Paul Tonko, (D-NY).

  • Explosive Claim Against Cain     Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    The latest details on another allegation of sexual harassment against GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Inst. columnist, and debating whether Cain's campaign can survive this latest accusation, with John McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates; Mona Charen, National Review Online; and Keith Boykin,The Daily Voice. Also, Michael Steele, former GOP chairman, discusses the GOP campaign, and the likely frontrunner.

  • A preview of Wednesday's GOP presidential debate, with Chuck Todd, NBC News political director.

  • Fact Checking the Candidates     Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Facts can be elusive in a presidential debate, so we'll be doing our party to hold the candidates to them, says CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Greece's New Prime Minister     Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    Greece's new PM will be announced tomorrow, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.