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  • Kerry Defends Obama's Performance

    Sen. John Kerry, weighs in on last night's sparring between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

  • PARMA, Ohio-- Lest anyone forget the importance of Ohio's white, working-class voters, President Barack Obama sent a clear reminder on Thursday. Clinton implored voters to reward Obama for bailing out the auto industry, which has deep roots in Ohio. Ohio is at the center of both Obama and Republican Mitt Romney's campaign strategies.

  • JACKSON, Miss.-- Mississippi has long been one of the sickest and poorest states in America, with some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease and more than 1 in 7 residents without insurance. And so you might think Mississippi would jump at the prospect of billions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio's state watchdog hasn't yet released an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed Ohio in 2005 _ and critics want to know why.

  • WASHINGTON-- Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the deadly terrorist attack there. But in the vice presidential debate Thursday night, Joe Biden seemed unaware.

  • DANVILLE, Ky.-- In a spirited debate that laid out stark choices, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan teed up pointed arguments on the economy, social policy and America's place in the world that President Barack Obama and GOP rival Mitt Romney now will drive forward into the campaign's final stretch.

  • LOS ANGELES-- Mitt Romney may want to reconsider his campaign strategy involving the pint-size voters of tomorrow. The Republican presidential candidate skipped the chance to take part in Nickelodeon's "Kids Pick the President" special that includes President Barack Obama, said Linda Ellerbee, the show's host and executive producer.

  • NEW YORK-- Former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer says a debate moderator should be like a baseball umpire _ get out of the way and let the candidates play.

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    Here’s a cheat sheet of which names are mentioned most often for getting three of the most important jobs that will also be up for grabs on Nov. 6.

  • Since 1992, politicians vying for the highest office in America have tried to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate. At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it. So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus without a vast war chest.Since it takes money to run for president, it’s not surprising that some

    CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!

  • Each year, the analyzes the finances of the members of the U.S. Congress, revealing the members with the highest and lowest net worth and their investments, liabilities and other sources of income. Senators and representatives are required to file annual disclosures of their holdings and investments, which reveal where they are placing their money. The disclosures do not list specific figures and instead provide a range of values for individual holdings - for example, one asset could be listed a

    It is likely interesting for investors to know which stocks their lawmakers have personal interest in. So, which stocks are the most widely held by members of the Congress? Find out!

  • Recently, the Capitol Hill publication analyzed the financial assets of U.S. lawmakers, contained in mandatory annual disclosures, to determine the members of the US Congress that have the highest approximate net worth. Although these Congressional disclosures are not exact — they are displayed in a range of estimated value over broad categories — Roll Call, a Capitol Hill news and information provider, analyzed the assets and liabilities of every US representative and senator to come up with th

    Which members of the US Congress have the highest approximate net worth. Check out the list.