Politics Joe Biden

  • Can US Get Unemployment Under 6%?

    Can you get unemployment to under six percent and how long will it take? President Biden says "the other side" has to level the playing field for the middle class and have the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes. "We are going in the wrong direction," counters Rep. Paul Ryan.

  • DANVILLE, Ky., Oct 11- Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan argued over foreign policy at a high-stakes debate on Thursday, with Democrats counting on an aggressive performance from Biden to reclaim the momentum in the race for the White House.

  • Will Military Strike Against Iran Be Effective?

    How effective would a military strike on Iran be? Rep. Paul Ryan says we must not allow Iran to have nuclear weapons. Vice President Biden counters that the administration is very confident it could "deal a serious blow to the Iranians."

  • Was Libya Terrorist Attack a Security Failure?

    The question is asked if the Libya terrorist attack was a massive failure of security. Vice President Biden defends President Obama's foreign policy record. Rep. Paul Ryan responds we need to keep our country safe.

  • Countdown to the Vice Presidential Debate

    CNBC's Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla, provide a preview of the vice presidential debate, with Jared Bernstein, former Chief Economist to V.P. Biden and Sara Fagen, Republican strategist. Also, CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow share some final thoughts on why the candidates need to get across a strong message.

  • The Politics of Debt & Deficits

    CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how his team of fact checkers will analyze every word the candidates make in tonight's debate. Also, Steven Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman and Carly Fiorina, former HP chairman & CEO, discuss why the nation's current debt problems are not sustainable.

  • Defending Business Made in the USA

    CNBC's John Harwood takes a look back at past vice presidential debates; and discussing what business wants to hear from the nominees tonight, especially on tax reform, with Paula Boggs, former Starbucks general counsel, and Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president.

  • The Election and Your Portfolio

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on energy stocks and what each candidate and each political party means for stocks in this sector.

  • The Debt Clock and Facing Fiscal Cliff Fears

    David Stockman, OMB Director under President Reagan shares his views on why each candidate is "wrong" on the subject of the nation's budget, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.

  • How to Upgrade the American Economy

    CNBC's John Harwood sets the scene for the vice presidential debate, and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, explains why the debate tonight is a game changer. Also, John Engler, President of the Business Roundtable, weighs in on the key issues facing the nation's economy.

  • Obama Camp Bets on Biden

    The Democrats are putting huge pressure on Vice President Biden to deliver in tonight's VP debate. How can Joe Biden make the case to re-elect President Obama? Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine correspondent, and Phil Musser, Romney Surrogate, provide perspective.

  • What's Ryan's Debate Strategy?

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow says he doesn't bet that Biden's debate performance tonight is going to be any different than President Obama's last week, and shares his advice for GOP VP Nominee Paul Ryan. John Heilemann, New York Magazine, and Illinois Republican Congressman Aaron Schock, share their opinions.

  • Gingrich: Obama Facing Huge Problems

    According to former Speaker Newt Gingrich, expect the Obama campaign to break down in the weeks ahead.

  • Has Economy Stopped Growing?

    Checking on the stock market, and whether a Romney growth-revolution is in the making, with Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, who says "the markets are experiencing a suppressed valuation," and "the weakness in the last few days is nothing more than protection being bought into the unknown which is the election."

  • Obama Losing Electoral Votes?

    Larry Kudlow looks at the new polls which suggest five states have gone from leaning Obama to toss-up status. Is Mitt Romney closing the gap?

  • Smackdown of the Veeps

    The task tonight for Paul Ryan tonight is to try to accelerate the momentum that Romney gained last week, reports CNBC's John Harwood; and what to expect in tonight's VP debates, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research, and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform.

  • Will Ryan Deliver a Knockout Punch?

    Republican VP Nominee Paul Ryan wants to reach out to youth voters in the debates tonight, says Robert Costa of the National Review; and Newt Gingrich, former presidential candidate (R), says he thinks "President Obama is disoriented right now," and that "Biden will try to re-establish some sense of momentum tonight."

  • Vice President Joe Biden to deliver a feisty performance Thursday evening during a high-stakes debate against Republican challenger Paul Ryan and seize back momentum in the race for the White House.

  • Kudlow: VP Debate Will Be Must-See TV

    Debates between vice presidential candidates never decide elections — e.g., Lloyd Bentsen's annihilation of Dan Quayle over Jack Kennedy — but they provide great fun. Why not make it more fun with a drinking game?

  • Vice President Joe Biden to deliver a feisty performance Thursday evening during a high-stakes debate against Republican challenger Paul Ryan and seize back momentum in the race for the White House.