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  • 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.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and John Harwood will be working the candidates at the GOP presidential debate in Michigan.

  • If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.

  • There's a number of big issues out there that will have a bearing on the economic well-being of Americans, and voters are beginning to wonder where the presidential candidates stand on some of them.

  • When the Census Bureau said in September that the number of poor Americans had soared by 10 million to rates rarely seen in four decades, commentators called the report “shocking” and “bleak.” Most poverty experts would add another description: “flawed.” The New York Times reports.

  • Vandenberg Residence Hall, Oakland University

    Oakland University's students, anxious about their post-college job prospects, are eager to hear what the GOP candidates have to say on Nov 9.

  • Eight Candidates Confirm CNBC Debate Participation Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 5:44 PM ET
  • Your Money Your Vote 2011 — Debate Criteria Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    These are the rules of the road for the Republican presidential debate at Oakland University, Nov. 9, 2011.

  • The $40 Billion Iraqi Money Trail Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 4:20 PM ET
    It has been called the largest airborne transfer of currency in the history of the world. But finding out what happened to all the money involved has become one of the biggest financial mysteries of all time. Beginning in the very earliest days of the war in Iraq, the New York Federal Reserve shipped billions of dollars in physical cash to Baghdad to pay for the reopening of the government and restoration of basic services. By one account, the New York Fed shipped about $40 billion in cash betwe

    Finding out what happened to all the money involved has become one of the biggest financial mysteries of all time.

  • What Would You Ask the GOP Candidates? Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 10:52 AM ET
    Your Money your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    We want to know what you would ask the candidates at CNBC's Your Money, Your Vote Republican Presidential Debate on November 9 at 8p ET.  Here's how you can send us your suggested question on jobs, housing, the economy, taxes, or your money.

  • Listeria Outbreak Traced to Cantaloupe Packing Shed Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    A nationwide listeria outbreak that has killed 25 people who ate tainted cantaloupe was probably caused by unsanitary conditions in the packing shed of the Colorado farm where the melons were grown, federal officials said Wednesday. The New York Times reports.

  • Energy Department Altered Loan-Related Releases Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 5:38 PM ET
    A worker installs solar panels at the Lieberose Solar Park in Lieberose, Germany.

    Someone affiliated with the Department of Energy has been going back to make changes to press releases posted on the Internet weeks and months ago, CNBC has found.

  • Solyndra Battle Heats Up as GOP Demands Obama Emails Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 11:42 AM ET
    A worker installs solar panels at the Lieberose Solar Park in Lieberose, Germany.

    The battle over the White House's documents in the Solyndra matter heated up Wednesday as congressional Republicans released a letter to the White House counsel demanding release of the information.

  • Fed Lacks Diversity, Transparency: Government Report Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 11:15 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    A new analysis of the Federal Reserve Bank system by government auditors criticizes the central bankers for shortcomings in three areas: lack of diversity, appearance of conflicts of interest and lack of transparency.

  • Retirement

    Some 55 million Social Security recipients will get a 3.6 percent increase in benefits next year, their first raise since 2009, the government announced Wednesday.

  • Middle Market CEOs React to Regulation Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    While most middle market executives concede the need for regulation, they've got a list of stipulations on how it should be done, and how its hurting their business.

  • Race to Rebuild: Industry vs. the Environment     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 7:44 PM ET

    Debating whether the passage of the House bill to eliminate the regulatory burden on the cement industry is "anti-environment", with Rep. Robert Andrews, (D-NJ), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ).

  • World’s Most Polluted Countries Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 12:50 AM ET
    Emerging nations around the world are often heralded for their fast growth, but we don’t often hear about the downsides of that rapid development.The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries. Almost all the worst offenders are either major oil and gas producers, or emerging economies that are growing rapidly.The WHO study looked at air quality in 91 countries, measured by t

    The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.

  • Is the Sun Setting on Solar?     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 5:37 PM ET

    Kevin Smith, Solar Reserve CEO, discusses government loan guarantees and the future of thermal energy amid the Solyndra bankruptcy scandal.

  • Hungary Needs to Bring Predictability: US Ambassador Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 1:27 AM ET

    Hungary's government is taking steps to pull the country out of the difficult economic conditions it still faces but needs to ensure predictability, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis, US Ambassador to Hungary, told CNBC.com.

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