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  • Aggressive Debate Is Tough on Facts Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 8:35 AM ET

    It was a fact-checker’s dream.  The two major candidates for president, standing practically toe-to-toe, with contradictory versions of a basic fact: the level of oil production on public lands.

  • Survey: Who Do You Think Won the Presidential Debate? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 9:21 PM ET

    Tuesday night kicked off the second of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Who do you think won? Vote here.

  • The system costs taxpayers an $70 billion per year. But fiscal costs are the tip of the “cost iceberg.” Using incarceration as a one-size-fits-all solution to every social quandary has led to a ballooning of our prison population to 2.3 million Americans behind bars—the highest per-capita rate in the world.

  • Could a Romney Win Hurt Investors in Green Energy? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    An Obama re-election could mean a continuation of subsidies for wind and solar power. Would Mitt Romney turn off the spigot if he wins?

  • Round 2: Obama vs. Romney     Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    President Obama and Governor Romney prepare for Tuesday night's debate.

  • Pizza Hut Rethinks Presidential Debate Stunt  Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest daring people to ask "Sausage or Pepperoni?" at the presidential debate Tuesday.

  • Kaminsky Decodes VP Debate     Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky on last night's debate.

  • Facts Are Center Stage in Vice Presidential Debate Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    In the second debate of the 2012 general election campaign—the only debate between the Vice Presidential candidates—the facts themselves became one of the issues.

  • Poll: Who Do You Think Won the VP Debate? Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 9:31 PM ET

    On Thursday night Vice President Joe Biden debated Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan. Take our poll and have your voice heard.

  • Tampa Gator

    This is the complete transcript and video of Steve Liesman's exclusive CNBC interview with Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs Chairman & CEO, and Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-chairs of President Obama’s Deficit Commission. The interview aired live on CNBC on Thursday, October 11th at 12:30PM ET.

  • DOT Releases New Data on Airlines     Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest data from the Department of Transportation on airline flight delays, lost luggage, and tarmac waits.

  • Romney Closes In on Obama in 3 Swing States: NBC-WSJ Poll Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

    Mitt Romney's strong performance in the first general election debate has drawn him closer in the race for the White House against President Barack Obama, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls of three swing states.

  • Where the Nominees Stand     Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Ben White, Politico, says the stock market has essentially doubled under President Obama. Meanwhile Larry Sabato, author of "Pendulum Swing," says that if Obama wins key states, he'll win the election.

  • Biden No Slouch, Could Surprise in Debates: Jets Owner Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:50 PM ET
    NY Jets owner Woody Johnson

    Vice President Joe Biden is a “very skillful” debater who could give Paul Ryan a run for his money, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said Wednesday.

  • Wall Street Abandons Obama     Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Big Wall Street donors are turning their back on President Obama. Peter Schweizer, "Throw Them all Out" author, explains.

  • Donald Trump

    Last month’s controversial U.S. payrolls report is “not correct”, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC Tuesday, echoing complaints by Obama administration opponents.

  • New ‘Super PACs’ Alter Landscape for House Races Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:58 AM ET

    In the shadow of the supersize super PACs that have reshaped the battle for the White House and Senate, a new and potentially potent kind of super PAC is proliferating in the closing weeks of the campaign and taking aim at House races.

  • Ken Langone

    Government numbers showing the unemployment rate has fallen under 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years don't reflect actual business conditions, Home Depot founder Ken Langone said on CNBC.

  • Concept weapon: The Reinforced AR-15 Lower Receiver

    It might sound like science fiction, but 3-D printers are quickly becoming a consumer product and a number of people have already made gun parts using 3-D printers. The guns with these parts have successfully fired bullets, reports The New York Times.

  • Romney and G.O.P. Make Inroads in Silicon Valley Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    Although President Obama is widely seen as a friend of the tech industry, Mitt Romney has made clear inroads in Silicon Valley, The New York Times reports.