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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."
GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain addresses the accusations made against him by four women. Cain says, "I have never acted inappropriately with anyone."
Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) prepares to square off in a debate tomorrow on all issues facing the economy.
We have drifted far from our founding principles, and our country is in crisis.
The fleecing of the American taxpayer will end when I am president.
We will create a tax code that is flatter, fairer, simpler and more conducive to growth.
I would eliminate taxes on dividends and capital gains for middle-income taxpayers.
My plan slashes the runaway regulatory burdens that are killing jobs.
Dodd-Frank has badly burdened American business to the permanent advantage of their foreign competitors.
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.
Herman Cain remains even with Mitt Romney for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination as GOP candidates prepare to face off at Wednesday night’s CNBC debate.
A preview of Wednesday's GOP presidential debate, with Chuck Todd, NBC News political director.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and John Harwood will be working the candidates at the GOP presidential debate in Michigan.
If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.
There's a number of big issues out there that will have a bearing on the economic well-being of Americans, and voters are beginning to wonder where the presidential candidates stand on some of them.
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.
Insight on the Republican candidates ahead of the debate, with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman/MSNBC analyst.
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.
"I think we might get a little more focused on the headlines out of D.C.," one trader said.
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.