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  • Super Committee Doomed to Fail? Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 7:14 PM ET
    Super Committee Doomed to Fail?

    Has partisan gridlock already doomed the Congressional super committee to failure? Sen. Mark Udall, (D-CO), and Sen. Kelly Ayotte, (R-NH), weigh in.

  • Cain's Troubles Loom Over Wednesday's Debate Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 6:08 PM ET
    Ballot Box

    The economy is supposed to be the focus when Republican presidential contenders share a debate stage for the first time since allegations of sexual impropriety rocked Republican Herman Cain's presidential bid.

  • Herman Cain: 'I Have Never Acted Inappropriately' Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 5:44 PM ET
    Herman Cain denies sexual harassment allegations.

    GOP presidential candiate Herman Cain denied allegations of sexual harassment brought by several women, telling a news conference: "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone. Period."

  • Cain Speaks Out on Groping Allegations Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 5:05 PM ET
    Cain Speaks Out on Groping Allegations

    GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain addresses the accusations made against him by four women. Cain says, "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone."

  • Commodities Tomorrow Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities Tomorrow

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

  • Ron Paul: An Ambitious ‘Plan to Restore America’ Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 3:09 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    We have drifted far from our founding principles, and our country is in crisis.

  • Rick Perry

    The fleecing of the American taxpayer will end when I am president.

  • Herman Cain Vows to 'Set the Record Straight' Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
    Herman Cain

    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will respond at a news conference to the latest in a string of claims of inappropriate sexual behavior that have rocked his presidential campaign.

  • Swissie Sags, Italian Vote Looms Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    With all eyes on Swiss central bankers and Italian lawmakers, it's Europe day again - time for your FX Fix.

  • NBC's Chuck Todd Talks Presidential Politics Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 4:17 PM ET
    NBC's Chuck Todd Talks Presidential Politics

    A preview of Wednesday's GOP presidential debate, with Chuck Todd, NBC News political director.

  • Commodities Tomorrow Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities Tomorrow

    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.

  • Greece's New Prime Minister Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Greece's New Prime Minister

    Greece's new PM will be announced tomorrow, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Morici: It's Time for Herman Cain to Exit Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 11:30 AM ET
    Herman Cain

    Herman Cain is losing luster among Republicans. After initially holding up well in polls in the face of unproven accusations of sexual misconduct, his favorability ratings are starting to fade. His campaign may survive this controversy but it may be time for Mr. Cain to exit.

  • Countdown to CNBC's Republican Debate Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 11:14 AM ET
    Countdown to CNBC's Republican Debate

    Insight on the Republican candidates ahead of the debate, with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman/MSNBC analyst.

  • Washington Watch on GOP Candidates Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 8:16 AM ET
    Washington Watch on GOP Candidates

    A look at the GOP candidates that have a chance to get the seat in the 2012 election, with Dana Milbank, The Washington Post columnist.

  • G20 to Hold Yet More Euro Zone Crisis Talks Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:52 AM ET
    President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso chats with U.S. President Barack Obama as (from L to R) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan follow behind as the leaders emerge from lunch on their way to the first plenary session at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring

    The Group of 20 is seeking to meet again, possibly before Christmas, with the aim of resurrecting a deal to provide an international firewall around Greece, G20 sources have told the Financial Times, saying negotiators at the Cannes summit had been close to an agreement.

  • Your Currency Trade If Europe Gets Worse Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 8:49 PM ET
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    Europe is officially in crisis mode, but the euro is hanging tough. Here's how to prepare if uncertainty seems primed to rise on Monday.

  • Romney Romances the Tea Party? Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 7:50 PM ET
    Romney Romances the Tea Party?

    Debating whether Herman Cain can move beyond the harassment charges, and refocus on his campaign. Also does Mitt Romney's new spending plan include enough spending cuts, and will the Tea Party support it? Michael Steele, former RNC Chairman; Jamal Simmons, The Raben Group; and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, weigh in.

  • Barack Obama

    President Obama said world leaders have made important progress at the G20 summit to put their economic recoveries on firmer footing, adding that all countries have an enormous stake in the outcome of Europe's debt crisis.

  • President Obama's G20 News Conference Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 10:42 AM ET
    President Obama's G20 News Conference

    President Barack Obama discusses what is on the G20 summit agenda, including work to avoid another depression.