Mitt Romney stays within striking distance of President Obama. He's now two points behind the President in the latest poll after winning last week's debate, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
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.
Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors CEO, former UBS Americas chairman and Obama adviser, is upbeat about the last jobs report, siting improvements in manufacturing, foreign direct investment and housing.
RNC Chair Reince Priebus, shares his opinions on the presidential debates, saying the President was "meandering and uninspiring;" and Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House Aide, and Jedediah Bila, author of "Outnumbered," weigh in.
Jack Welch has been extremely vocal in his skepticism of the latest jobs data. On CNBC's Kudlow Report he explained why he just can't keep quiet on the issue.
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.
President Obama, reeling from a poor debate performance, won a valuable reprieve with a September unemployment report that brought the jobless rate down to a level unseen since when he took office.
"It will only take another refinery issue and a bit more of geopolitical noise to have the first U.S. election at a US average gasoline price of $4 a gallon," says one energy analyst.
The campaign attacks on China only scratch the surface of a far greater concern: our economy isn’t creating enough good-paying jobs, and the imbalance we have with China is growing, not shrinking.
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.
Mitt Romney had described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes as "not elegantly stated." Now he's calling them "just completely wrong."
The momentum shift in the race for the White House clearly went to Mitt Romney after his performance at the first presidential debate, with NBC's Chuck Todd.
By all accounts Mitt Romney emerged on top after Wednesday’s debate. Now can he keep the momentum going all the way into Election Day?
Wednesday's debate was widely seen as a victory for Republican candidate Mitt Romney. But it's only the first step, Larry Kudlow explores what Romney must do to win swing voters and ultimately the White House.
CNBC's Eamon Javers shares President Obama's remarks on Romney's tax plan; and discussing whether last night's debate was strong enough to swing voters, with Steve McMahon, Democratic Strategist; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and Susan Crown, Illinois for Romney co-chair.
Stocks are in rally mode today, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers his opinion of Mitt Romney's delivery last night in the presidential debate.
Discussing last night's presidential debate, and Romney's message on the economy, with Dan Bartlett, Hill & Knowlton president & CEO.
Big Bird is endangered. Jim Lehrer lost control. And Mitt Romney crushed President Obama. Those were the judgments rendered across Twitter and Facebook during the first debate of the 2012 presidential contest.
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.