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  • For Investors, More Fed Easing, Cliff ‘Heart Attack’ Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    An election that was supposed to be about change actually could end up being an intensified dose of more of the same for investors.

  • Obama Wins 8 of the Nation’s 10 Wealthiest Counties Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    In an election that often focused on debates about class warfare, President Barack Obama was favored over multimillionaire businessman Mitt Romney in eight of the nation’s 10 wealthiest counties.

  • What Linda McMahon Could Have Done With Her $100 Million Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    While not a record for self-financed campaigns, the $90 million former pro wrestling executive Linda McMahon spent on her two failed Senate bids could have bought her plenty of luxury.

  • Republican senator Lindsey Graham’s remark that there weren’t enough “angry white guys” to bring Republicans to power seemed prophetic in the light of President Barack Obama’s victory.

  • Two-Term Presidency Musings Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 4:38 AM ET

    For the third Presidency in a row, a President has been re-elected to serve a second term (Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama).

  • Obama Re-elected as Crucial Ohio Goes His Way Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 4:00 AM ET

    President Barack Obama was re-elected president Tuesday night, put over the top by the crucial battleground state of Ohio following the most expensive election in U.S. history.

  • Asian Investors Breathe Sigh of Relief as Obama Wins Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    Asian stocks quickly reversed their downtrend on Wednesday after news of U.S. President Barack Obama’s re-election removed a major source of uncertainty for regional markets. However, strategists told CNBC they were wary on how long the relief among investors would last.

  • Status Quo as Dems Hold Senate, GOP Keeps House Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:11 AM ET

    As the hotly contested U.S. presidential election drew to a close in favor of Barack Obama, Democrats appeared poised to keep control of the Senate while Republicans maintained their hold on the House of Representatives.

  • In California alone, a handful of wealthy donors have spent more than $350 million in state ballot initiatives, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • This Election, a Private Bet on Las Vegas Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 4:24 PM ET

    Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the nation, and its six electoral votes are up for grabs this election. Most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, but Republicans have been spending heavily.

  • Then Again, Maybe Romney Can Pull It Off: Lindsey Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 2:53 PM ET

    A Republican economist who previously predicted President Barack Obama would prevail over Republican challenger Mitt Romney has changed his prediction, arguing to CNBC on Tuesday that current polls may overstate Obama’s support.

  • While Ohio has taken much of the focus of this election cycle, Virginia is still crucial. Even if Republican Governor Mitt Romney wins Ohio, he will still need Virginia's thirteen electoral votes to put him over the top.

  • It Could Be a Long Election Night: Trump Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    Regardless of the outcome of the tightly contested presidential election, real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday that both sides will finally sit down and deal with the country’s fiscal problems.

  • Some Key Early Election Bellwethers: Fagen Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    Nearly every politician complains about gridlock in Washington. But, why isn’t Mitt Romney focusing on it as a campaign issue ?

  • Early voting has been under way for weeks across the country, but with Election Day almost here, the presidential candidates and their supporters are offering one last burst of activity. The New York Times reports.

  • Campaigns Spent $30.33 Per Second for Your Vote Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent a combined $30.33 every second this election cycle, as a binge of campaign spending deluged voters with rallies, banners, and of course, TV ads.

  • Whoever wins the presidential election might feel more like the loser when he realizes what lies ahead for the US economy.

  • Businessmen as Presidents: A Historical Circle Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 6:26 AM ET

    With so much attention on the income divide between the top 1 percent and the other 99 percent of Americans, it might seem that having enormous business wealth wouldn’t be a great qualification for election as president. And if such a candidate pledged to keep taxes low for the wealthy, he would appear to have no chance at all in a troubled economy, The New York Times reports.

  • President Obama leads Mitt Romney narrowly in three critical swing states, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls.

  • Candidates Make Final Pleas as Legal Fights Begin Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 9:56 PM ET

    President Obama and Mitt Romney hunted for last-minute support on Sunday in a frenetic sprint across battleground states, even as their parties faced off in the first of what could be a growing number of legal disputes over presidential ballots and how they are counted. The The New York Times reports.