Congress Political Leaders

  • Candidates Argue About Tax Plan

    Gov. Romney's tax plan doesn't add up, said President Obama, as the candidates argue about Mitt Romney's tax plan. CNBC's John Harwood reports the details from last night's debate.

  • Debate Reaction to Jobs Creation

    Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, and Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, discuss reaction to last night's first presidential debate, and weigh in on a bipartisan approach to jobs creation in America.

  • Your Money and the Battle For the White House

    CNBC's Steve Liesman wraps up the key issues from last night's presidential debate and how it impacts your money.

  • Debate: Romney Scores, Obama Challenged on Policies

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on reaction to last night's first presidential debate, and discusses where each candidate stands on issues such as taxes, energy, jobs creation, and education.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Crude Selloff

    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.

  • High Stakes for Obama & Romney

    The latest polls have President Obama ahead of Romney, and both are in final preparations for tonight's presidential debate, with CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers.

  • Art Cashin on Election & Markets: Too Early to Tell

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the impact of the presidential election on the markets.

  • New Poll Shows Slight Obama Lead

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest numbers from a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Obama leads challenger, Mitt Romney 48% to 46% in Virginia.

  • Poll: Romney Even With Obama in Florida

    A look at the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll numbers, heading into tonight's presidential debate, with John Harwood.

  • Loews CEO: Reason for Rally is QE

    James Tisch, Loews Corporation president and CEO, shares his final thoughts on the ADP employment report. "I think the reason for the stock market rally is because of the quantitative easing, and people can't find any place to put their money," he says.

  • Candidates Ready to Debate in Colorado

    NBC's Chuck Todd discusses why the battleground states are so important to the presidential candidates as they get ready to face each other in tonight's debate.

  • Why Debating Style Matters

    Discussing which presidential candidate has the best economic plan and style to win tonight's debate, with Edward Conard, former Bain Capital partner, and Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman.

  • Loews CEO's: Nat Gas Will Transform US Economy

    "Right now there is an inflation story to be told," said James Tisch, Loews Corporation president and CEO, discussing what he is seeing in his businesses, and weighing in on the demand for offshore drilling.

  • Poll: Obama Lead Narrowing

    According to a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, challenger Mitt Romney has pulled even with President Obama in Florida. CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the latest poll results.

  • Winning Debate Strategies

    Joe Watkins, Republican strategist, and Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist, debate whether style or substance will win tonight's presidential debate between President Obama and challenger, Mitt Romney.

  • Ready, Set.....Debate!

    CNBC's John Harwood reveals the results of the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll which shows the race between challenger Mitt Romney and President Obama is closer than some have suggested.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Karen Tso, and rumors Apple's mini iPad may soon be on its way to consumers.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Good News on Gas

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The better news is that gasoline futures were down on the day, which means prices should come down soon.

  • Zell: Law Professors Shouldn't be Presidents

    Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, reveals his top commercial real estate investments; where to find emerging market opportunities; his outlook on the U.S. economy; and thoughts on presidential politics.

  • Zell: 'The Game Is Being Stacked Against Me'

    "Unleash the animal spirits of America, unleash the small businessmen, unleash people like me," said Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, talking about allowing Americans to "get back to business."