• GOP's Cain to Make Statement on Presidential Bid Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 2:35 PM ET
    Herman Cain denies sexual harassment allegations.

    The Republican presidential candidate said he'll make an announcement about the future of his embattled presidential bid on Saturday but did not elaborate further.

  • Politics: November to Remember Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:38 PM ET

    Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.

  • When You Wish Upon A Star Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:25 PM ET

    I celebrate my birthday today. As I will blow out the ever-expanding number of candles on birthday cake tonight, I will have a list of wishes I want to come true.

  • Cain Reassesses Campaign After Another Allegation Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 2:30 PM ET
    Herman Cain

    After an Atlanta businesswoman alleged a 13-year extramarital affair with the Republican, Hermain Cain's presidential campaign is being "reassessed."

  • Presidential Candidate Masterminds Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 9:58 AM ET
    Mamas, why let your babies grow up to be cowboys when they can be political consultants? Herding voters instead of cattle pays better, and if they win, these roving guns generally follow their candidate into a prestigious White House job. If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects. Can we tell anything about the candidates from their choice of consultant? A White House hopeful’s pick i

    If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects.

  • Egypt's Voters Face 'Complicated' Election     Sunday, 27 Nov 2011 | 6:44 PM ET

    Egypt's first parliamentary elections since the departure of Hosni Mubarak are scheduled to begin today. CNBC's Yousef Gamal el-Din reports the complicated process makes it hard for women and Christians.

  • Egyptian Elections Signal a New Phase     Sunday, 27 Nov 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

    Colin Chapman, vice president for Asia Pacific for Stratfor, says the key question from Egypt's elections is how well the Muslim Brotherhood will do in the polls.

  • Spain's Parliament Takes Right Turn     Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 1:00 AM ET

    After Mariano Rajoy's Spanish right-wing Partido Popular unsurprisingly won this weekend's general elections in Spain, CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi explains the impact this will have on the country's economy.

  • New Questions for Newt     Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 2:23 PM ET

    Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich is facing new queries about his relationships with businesses like Freddie Mac and Microsoft. He says he offered advice, but did not lobby.

  • A multimillion-dollar ad campaign that uses the tagline “I’m a Mormon” has been extended to 21 media markets. But church leaders say the timing isn't linked to two Mormons running for president, the New York Times reports.

  • Occupy protests in London

    Occupy London Stock Exchange demonstrators announced on Friday they had “repossessed” a building belonging to Swiss investment bank UBS in Hackney East London.

  • Debt Crisis Shows Angela Merkel Is the Boss Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 2:05 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Groucho Marx once said that money frees you from doing things you dislike. “Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy,” said the Marx Brother.

  • "The solution for this crisis of the euro will be more economic governance at the European levels," Pedro Sanchez, the vice-president of the Spanish socialist party PSOE told CNBC ahead of difficult general elections. "Europe will never be the problem for the world or the member states, it will be the solution," he added.

  • Trump, Jon Huntsman Spar Over GOP Endorsement Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 10:21 AM ET
    Donald Trump

    Real estate investor Donald Trump insists he was approached for an endorsement by Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, who has denied ever seeking the "Celebrity Apprentice" host's backing.

  • Forbes on Presidential Race     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief, Forbes Media, Forbes Media, discusses the Presidential race, his support of Rick Perry (R-TX) and the likelihood of his own entry.

  • Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)

    The automatic trigger of $1.2 trillion in spending cuts beats raising taxes, but he’s got a plan he says is even better.

  • As I wrapped up our annual trends research for 2012, I couldn’t help but notice a gray area. Sure, gray is the color of neutrality and winter skies, but it’s also the metaphoric hue for everything from life in a cloud (think mobility, portability and transience) to the graying of our society, on a global scale.

  • Cain's Libya Stumble Goes Viral Online Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 12:09 AM ET
    Herman Cain

    Herman Cain became badly flustered on Monday when asked to assess President Obama’s policy toward Libya, raising new questions about his command of foreign policy as he lurched over five minutes from awkward pauses to halting efforts to address the issue.

  • Live From New York - It's CNBC on Saturday Night Live Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 12:02 PM ET
    Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    The SNL sketch spoofed CNBC's Republican candidates debate last week. You know, the one that highlighted three candidates: Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, and...uh...oops.

  • Congressional Budget Director Elmendorf Testifies During Joint Deficit Reduction Committee Hearing

    The congressional 'super committee' could quickly become a super-sized headache for markets if it doesn't show progress by its Thanksgiving-eve deadline. Investors are decidedly negative in their view of the bi-partisan committee, as they remember the high level of political rancor surrounding the debt ceiling debate and the subsequent downgrade of the U.S. credit rating last summer.

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