Congress Political Leaders

  • Debate Strategies: Romney vs. Obama

    Pew Research is ranking Romney ahead of President Obama on favorability. Discussing the poll numbers, and the candidates' debate strategies, with Sam Seder, Majority Report host; Jim Geraghty, National Review; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Obama Leads Romney in Two Swing States

    CNBC's John Harwood reports both presidential candidates showed their humorous side at last night's big event in New York, just a few weeks before Election day.

  • Candidates Meet at Al Smith Dinner

    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both attend the Al Smith Dinner in New York on Thursday night.

  • Swing State Showdown: It's About Jobs!

    Gov. John Kasich, (R-OH); Gov. Tom Corbett, (R-PA); and former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), discuss the key issues facing their states, including swing voters; energy and jobs creation; and avoiding the fiscal cliff.

  • Barbour: Time for Congress to Compromise

    Former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), discusses the fiscal problems facing the nation, and why the Simpson-Bowles plan is a reasonable starting point.

  • Romney's 'Likeability' Factor

    Former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), discusses whether Mitt Romney can keep momentum going after the past two presidential debates, and what's at stake in the battleground states.

  • Rising Above Fiscal Cliff Rhetoric

    Former Gov. Haley Barbour, (R-MS), discusses tax reform, and explains why Congress can't "kick the can" down the road for too long.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including a slew of earnings: General Electric, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, McDonald's, Honeywell, and Ingersoll Rand, among those reporting.

  • Will China's Leadership Change Spur the Economy?

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive, Port Shelter Investment Management thinks the upcoming leadership change in China has led to a policy paralysis. Aaron Boesky, Chief Executive Officer, Marco Polo Pure Asset Management on the other hand, is bullish on China. He says there are two major catalysts underway to spur the Chinese economy.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: US Oil Prices Flat Around $92

    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.

  • Dissecting Candidates' Body Language in Debate 2

    Often in the presidential debates, a candidate's body language can leave a lasting impression. Body Language Expert Lillian Glass, analyzes the candidates body language in Tuesday night's debate.

  • 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.

  • Romney vs. Obama: Round 2, Any Knockout Punch?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on how both candidates performed in last night's presidential debate, and whether either one gained political ground, with former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH).

  • Capitol Hill Reacts to Pandit's Exit

    Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), discusses the abrupt departure of Citi's CEO, and weighs in on last night's presidential debate.

  • First Question Kicking Off Heated Debate

    Jeremy Epstein, Adelphi University student, talks about his question to the candidates on jobs in last night's debates.

  • Wednesday Market Road Map

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market moving stories of the day, including a slew of earnings released before the bell, and a roundup of last night's presidential debate, with CNBC'S John Harwood.

  • Which Candidate is Better For Stocks?

    Discussing how investors should play momentum swings as the presidential election nears, with Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha Partners managing director.

  • Presidential Candidates Testy on Key Issues

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a recap of last night's second presidential debate.

  • Second Debate Crackles With Emotion

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama and Mitt Romney went toe-to-toe over jobs, energy and taxes, during last night's second presidential debate, which at times turned into angry cross talk.

  • Fallout From Second Presidential Debate

    Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), weighs in on key points in last night's presidential debate, and discusses why Congress must find the political will to rise above bipartisanship bickering and pass a tax plan and balance the budget.