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Congress Political Leaders

  • 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."

  • Trump: Romney Go 'Attack Mode' at Debate

    "It will be a very interesting debate," said Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, weighing in on the eve of the presidential debate, saying he expects both candidates to do well.

  • QE3 Catches Up With Real Estate: Zell

    "We are beginning to see the excess flow of capital; we're seeing too much capital chasing too few opportunities," said Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, talking about the impact of QE3 on real estate and stock markets.

  • Do Political Debates Matter?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama maintains a slight lead in some polls, and discusses the impact of political debates on the outcome of elections.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate, including a report New York's attorney general's office is suing JPMorgan over mortgage-backed securities sold by Bear Stearns.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Heavy Volume in Gold & Silver

    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.

  • GOP's Strategy for Success

    Reince Priebus. RNC chairman, discusses what's at stake ahead of Wednesday's presidential debate, and shares the Republican's plan to restore the economy, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Election: Cabinet Maker Name Game

    Some of the most powerful jobs in government may change hands after the November election. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the likely candidates for cabinet-level posts.

  • Will Debate Performance Change the Race?

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of the first presidential debate on Wednesday, and discusses what each candidate needs to do to gain ground.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Ross Westgate; including a speech by Fed Chairman Bernanke about the benefits of QE3.

  • Rudd: Australia is a Global Middle Power

    Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister, Australia says that the way to resolve Japan and China's Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute is to "buy time". He further discusses the resilience of the Australian Labor Party while sharing about his life beyond being prime minister.

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    France is pushing for its government to hold a large stake in the €34 billion defense and aerospace group to be created by combining pan-European EADS and BAE of the UK, raising concerns in London that such a demand would threaten the deal. The FT reports.

  • Top Campaign Donors Revealed

    CNBC's Robert Frank reveals the top contributor to both the Obama and Romney campaigns.

  • Top GOP Donors

    CNBC's Robert Frank has details on Romney's biggest boosters. To get into the "Top Five GOP Donors," you need to give more than $2.2 million, he says.

  • Dash for Cash: Top Dem Donors

    CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at four of the top five donors backing President Obama.