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  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gasoline Prices Falling Fast

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • NEW YORK-- Candy Crowley's signature moment as moderator of Tuesday's rough-and-tumble presidential debate came when she was called upon to referee a dispute over President Barack Obama's description of the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya as an act of terror.

  • Mitt Romney wrongly claimed that it took 14 days for President Barack Obama to brand the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya a terrorist act. Obama yet again claimed that ending the Afghanistan and Iraq wars makes money available to "rebuild America," even though it doesn't.

  • Who Denied Libya Security?

    One undecided voter asks about reports that the State Department refused extra security for the U.S. Embassy in Libya. President Obama says "when it comes to Libya, everyone will be held accountable, and I am ultimately responsible for what's taking place there," and Governor Romney addresses the President's actions following the Libya tragedy.

  • Presidential Debate Kick Off

    Round 2 of the 2012 presidential debates begins any minute now, with Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; and CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow.

  • Howard Dean: Libya Outrage Right Wing Nonsense

    Larry Kudlow is outraged that President Obama hasn't taken responsibility for Libya. But Howard Dean calls the outrage "right wing" nonsense.

  • Clinton: 'I Take Responsibility' for Benghazi-Gate Scandal

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN that she "takes responsibility" for the Benghazi-gate scandal. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and CNBC contributor Howard Dean, share their opinions.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: How Far Could Gas Fall Before the Election?

    Wholesale gasoline prices are falling sharply in some key battleground states, CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks ahead to Wednesday's key report on inventories and at how far pump prices could drop in the weeks before the US presidential election.

  • HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.-- Republican White House challenger Mitt Romney conferred with his debate practice partner while President Barack Obama exercised before his final study review for Tuesday's debate, both hoping it would help them pull ahead in the razor-tight race.

  • GENEVA-- Switzerland has blocked almost 1 billion Swiss francs linked to rulers in four Arab Spring nations, a senior government official said Tuesday.

  • Hillary Clinton to CNN: 'I Take Responsibility' for Benghazi Attack

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN "I take responsibility" for the attack on the Benghazi embassy on September 11.

  • Kudlow Debate: Benghazi Fallout?

    President Obama and Mitt Romney are set to debate Tuesday night. CNBC's Larry Kudlow is hosting his own debate, with Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Prices Fall

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Frenemy of the State

    A new report is out that a rift between Presidents Obama and Clinton has ripped open over the stunning Benghazi fallout, with Ed Klein, author of "The Amateur;" and NBC News Terrorism analyst Roger Cressey, reports the latest details of a cyber attack warning from Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

  • WASHINGTON-- Fierce and focused, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan gave voters the kind of substantive showdown that was everything the presidential debate was not. "Not a single thing he said is accurate," Biden shot back when Ryan leveled a charge that President Barack Obama was projecting U.S. weakness.

  • 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.

  • The U.S. has pledged $50 million, Britain $25 million, Saudi Arabia $25 million and Japan and France $12 million each. The group also announced that Yemen was joining the Arab Spring countries participating in the Deauville Partnership, which also include Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Morocco and Libya.

  • The money came on the initiative of the " Deauville Partnership," which was formed after uprisings last year in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya ended decades-long dictatorships. The partnership includes the Group of Eight major nations as well as oil producers from the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan will contribute $12 million over a three-year period to a World Bank fund supporting economies affected by the Arab Spring uprisings, Finance Minister Koriki Jojima said on Friday.