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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

    Mitt Romney's strong performance in the first general election debate has drawn him closer in the race for the White House against President Barack Obama, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls of three swing states.

  • Biden, Ryan Set to Square Off

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the stakes are high for the U.S. vice presidential debate tomorrow; and Karen Finney, The Hill columnist, and Kate Obenshain, author of "Divider-In-Chief," discuss whether republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan can keep Romney's momentum.

  • Biden vs. Ryan: Ahead of the VP Debates

    On Thursday night, vice president Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan will go head-to-head in their only debate of the election cycle. Jard Bernstein, former Chief economist to VP Joe Biden and Art Laffer, Laffer Investments, discuss what to expect.

  • WASHINGTON-- Four years ago, Joe Biden was careful not to appear overly aggressive in his vice presidential debate with Sarah Palin, then a newcomer to the national stage. Now, as he prepares to debate Paul Ryan, a 14- year House veteran and the top Republican budget writer, Biden is less concerned about looking like a bully.

  • NY Jets owner Woody Johnson

    Vice President Joe Biden is a “very skillful” debater who could give Paul Ryan a run for his money, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said Wednesday.

  • Any perceived gain for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan may be seen as a risk that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could be repealed, analyst Brian Tanquilut said in a research note.

  • AKRON, Ohio-- Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh bid for Ohio voters, trying to use post-debate momentum to make up ground in a state that has been a mainstay of GOP presidential candidates and could help President Barack Obama hold onto the White House. We're going to do it here in Ohio. "

  • Donald Trump

    Last month’s controversial U.S. payrolls report is “not correct”, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump told CNBC Tuesday, echoing complaints by Obama administration opponents.

  • DANVILLE, Ky.-- Politicians aren't the only ones looking for a debate-related boost when Joe Biden and Paul Ryan go toe-to-toe in Kentucky.

  • Langone: Romney & Education

    Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, discusses education in America and says "America has a serious crisis in educating our children in public schools," and that "we will get to [this issue] a lot quicker if we have a change in the White House."

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- Exactly one month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both declaring they will win a race for the White House that remains anything but clear. Their trails are crossing again in Ohio, the state that could decide the election, and signs of urgency are emerging from each campaign.

  • NEW YORK-- Jim Lehrer said Monday that he accomplished precisely what he wanted to while moderating the first presidential debate: get Mitt Romney and Barack Obama talking to each other.

  • What's Going on Inside the Jobs Numbers

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide an update on jobs, and In a wide-ranging interview, Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, discusses jobs creation; the presidential election; improving the economy; the upcoming VP debate; and cyber espionage and China.

  • Ken Langone

    Government numbers showing the unemployment rate has fallen under 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years don't reflect actual business conditions, Home Depot founder Ken Langone said on CNBC.

  • Can US Avoid Debt Crisis Like Europe?

    Discussing the differences between the economic policies of Mitt Romney and President Obama, with Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, and Nigel Farage, UK Independence Party leader.

  • The 'Real' Unemployment Problem With Ken Langone

    "Whatever the number is (jobs), it vastly understates unemployment," said Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, discussing jobs creation, and getting Americans back to work.

  • WASHINGTON-- Mitt Romney solely blamed President Barack Obama on Monday for potential defense cuts that Republicans in Congress worked out with the White House and Democrats and left the misimpression that Obama has ignored free trade initiatives.

  • Vice President Joe Biden

    After the president's poor showing in last week's debate, the big guns of the Obama administration are prepping Vice President Joe Biden for his faceoff with Paul Ryan, The New York Times reports.

  • *Romney claws his way back after first debate* Only 2 points behind in Reuters/ Ipsos poll By Steve Holland. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Oct 7- Mitt Romney appeared on Sunday to have halted his perilous slide in the polls and is back to running a close race with President Barack Obama as he prepares a new assault on the Democrat over foreign policy.

  • LOS ANGELES-- Rumbling into its final four weeks, the presidential campaign is playing out on both coasts and multiple fronts, with Republican Mitt Romney seeking stature on foreign affairs and President Barack Obama raising political cash by the millions.