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  • State of Our Nation's Bridges

    America's infrastructure crisis stretches coast to coast. One of the worst problems facing the country -- the state of our nation's bridges.

  • College & the Candidates

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on what the students had to say about tonight's GOP debate.

  • Rick Perry Intrade chart during CNBC GOP Debate

    Texas governor Rick Perry may have made a fatal gaffe at the Republican presidential debate Wednesday night.

  • Housing Crisis Caused by Regulations?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Mitt Romney about the housing crisis. Romney says the housing problem was caused by government interference, and Gov. Rick Perry says regulations caused the problem. Also, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich weighs in on Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.

  • Ron Paul on Taxes & the Fed

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asks Rep. Ron Paul about his tax plan. He says it's not a tax issue, it's a spending issue, and the price-fixing of interest rates by the Fed is ripping off people on fixed income.

  • Corporate Profits vs. Job Creation

    Do public companies have a responsibility to create jobs or make money, asks CNBC's Jim Cramer of Mitt Romney, who says you can have both.

  • Candidates on Occupy Wall Street

    Should government do something to address growing inequalities? "I want to be the President of the 99%. I also want to be the President of the 1%," says Jon Huntsman.

  • Bachmann on Creating Jobs

    How can we create jobs in America as quickly as possible? Rep. Michele Bachmann says we need to cut corporate taxes and cut regulation in order to keep business in this country.

  • Should We Let Italy Fail?

    CNBC's Jim Cramer asks Rep. Ron Paul he let Italy fail and take our banking system along with it.

  • Fixing Fannie & Freddie

    Herman Cain addresses the issue of GSEs Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac. Would he shut them down? Cain says he'd find a way to unwind them and let the market determine the future of the housing market.

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Students take part in a demonstration against higher tuition fees and privatisation in universities on November 9, 2011 in London, England. Around 4000 police officers are on duty and are to be allowed to deploy baton rounds if needed. The march is expected to finish at London Wall in the heart of the capital's financial district. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    It was supposed to be a “day of rage” as students protested against increases in university tuition fees that are going to triple to as much as 9,000 pounds ($14,360) a year -- and the financial system which they see as responsible for robbing them of their future.

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Students take part in a demonstration against higher tuition fees and privatisation in universities on November 9, 2011 in London, England. Around 4000 police officers are on duty and are to be allowed to deploy baton rounds if needed. The march is expected to finish at London Wall in the heart of the capital's financial district. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    This is a live blog of student protests taking place Wednesday in the financial district of London, England, near the London Stock Exchange and St. Paul's Cathedral.

  • Jim Rogers

    The world is definitely going to face another financial crisis stemming from problems in Europe, Jim Rogers said Wednesday.

  • Gingrich: One-on-One

    GOP presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich, weighs in on the Herman Cain scandal; his jobs plan, and tax reform.

  • 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.

  • 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 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

    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

    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

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