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  • 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.

  • What is the middle class, anyway? There's no official definition, but Americans and their  presidential candidates seem to know it when they see it.

  • A chorus of skeptics charged that Friday's jobs report was cooked.  AOL Jobs spoke to one of the economists at the BLS, John Mullins, about the process behind putting together the reports.

  • Martin O'Malley (D)

    Republicans are deliberately trying to stymie job creation and U.S. economic growth in order to damage President Obama’s re-election chances, a top Obama campaign surrogate charged Friday.

  • Facts Take a Beating in First Presidential Debate Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 10:41 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) speaks during the Presidential Debate as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) looks on at the University of Denver.

    President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney sparred over taxes, the budget and health-care in their first debate Wednesday night. But our Investigations Inc. fact checking team found that in many cases the facts got caught in the middle.