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  • Is Twitter Skewed Toward President Obama?  Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 3:51 PM ET

    The number of Twitter followers of President Obama is growing at more than four times the rate of GOP challenger Mitt Romney. Is it a case of people's preferences, bad algorithms or something else? 

  • Reid: We Need Another Four More Years Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 1:12 PM ET
    President Barack Obama joins Former President Bill Clinton at the Democratic National Convention.

    "Yes this country and its people are better off than they were four years ago but the job is not done," writes this Guest Blogger.

  • Sweeney: Are Democrats Losing the Social Media War? Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 10:46 AM ET

    In 2008, Democrats had a tremendous social media advantage. In 2012, that lead has been ceded to the Republicans.

  • Dems Reinstate Platform Language on Jerusalem, God Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 8:31 PM ET
    Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel

    Needled by Mitt Romney and other Republicans, Democrats hurriedly rewrote their convention platform to add a mention of God and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel after President Obama intervened to order the changes.

  • US Will Go Over the 'Fiscal Cliff': Orszag Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 6:04 PM ET

    The U.S. will go over the fiscal cliff early next year before a deal gets cut in January to address the country’s fiscal problems, Peter Orszag, a former Obama administration official, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Wednesday.

  • The giant accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers says a claim by a hacker group that it stole Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s tax returns from an office in Tennessee does not appear to be true.

  • Fact Checking the Democrats’ Math Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Day one of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC was heavier on emotion and personal stories than it was on verifiable facts, but there was still plenty of fodder for our Investigations Inc. fact checking team. 1st paragraph of story should go here

  • Obama Good for Business: Carmax Co-Founder Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 2:33 PM ET

    Former President Bill Clinton may be the highlight of Wednesday’s Democratic convention speakers, but a number of business leaders, including Carmax co-founder Austin Ligon, are also giving speeches to address whether the economy is better off under Obama’s leadership.

  • Is the US Better Off? Costco Co-Founder Says Yes Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 12:39 PM ET

    The country is unequivocally better off today than it was four years ago, Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Wednesday.

  • With the economy sputtering, President Obama would like voters to believe he faces tougher challenges than any president since Franklin Roosevelt and needs two terms to turn things around. Sadly, the president's problems are so daunting only because his policies are not up to the task.

  • Bill Clinton Could Go Rogue at Convention: Klein Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 8:17 PM ET

    Democrats across America will be glued to their TV’s Wednesday eager to hear from Bill Clinton. And what he says is anybody’s guess, including the Obama's.

  • Democratic Platform Focuses on Fixing the Economy Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 7:19 PM ET
    People cheer and wave American flags during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena.

    Democrats approved a party platform at their national convention that echoes President Obama's call for higher taxes on wealthier Americans while backing same-sex marriage and abortion rights.

  • Unions and America are better off than they were when Obama took office, Richard Trumka, the head of the AFL-CIO told CNBC’s "Closing Bell"

  • President Barack  Obama’s four years in office have been a disappointment, Andrew Card, former Bush administration chief of staff, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.

  • Democratic Convention Could Be ‘Vicious’: Trump Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    The Democratic convention will be far more critical of Mitt Romney and Republicans than the Republican convention was of the Democrats, real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday.

  • Romney, Obama Hit the Battlegrounds Running  Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 3:55 PM ET
    Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

    Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan plunge into the fall campaign on a two-track mission to convince Americans that the GOP nominee is the right man to fix the economy. President Obama gets ready for the big Democratic show.

  • Kudlow: Romney Didn't Make the Sale Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 8:58 AM ET
    Presidential nominee Mitt Romney

    Did Mitt Romney make the economic sale at the Republican National Convention? Did he convince people who are living at the margin or unemployed and discouraged that he has the answers to the economy? "Frankly, I don’t think so," CNBC's Larry Kudlow says.

  • Clint Eastwood Makes His Day ... at the GOP Convention Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 11:40 PM ET
    Actor Clint Eastwood speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention.

    Clint Eastwood, the Hollywood filmmaker who knows all about sticking to the script, turned in a bizarre, unscripted endorsement of Republican Mitt Romney.

  • Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago? Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 12:20 PM ET

    The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, is showing some similarities to the 1980 contest between President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.

  • Fed Has Run Out of ‘Ritalin’: Huntsman Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    It’s time to start talking about real fiscal policies and stop relying on the Federal Reserve to fix the country's problems, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”