What is the middle class, anyway? There's no official definition, but Americans and their presidential candidates seem to know it when they see it.
President Obama, reeling from a poor debate performance, won a valuable reprieve with a September unemployment report that brought the jobless rate down to a level unseen since when he took office.
Republicans are deliberately trying to stymie job creation and U.S. economic growth in order to damage President Obama’s re-election chances, a top Obama campaign surrogate charged Friday.
Mitt Romney had described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes as "not elegantly stated." Now he's calling them "just completely wrong."
Michael Degolyer, Professor of Government and International Relations, Hong Kong Baptist University & Terrill Frantz, Assistant Professor, Faculty of HSBC Business School, Peking University discuss the major sticking points gathered from the first round of the U.S. Presidential Debate.
With the election just weeks away, this strategist has ideas about where a President Romney would take the dollar.
CNBC's Gary Kaminsky, weighs in with his thoughts on last night's debate and the implications for big banks. Also, a look at some of the economic issues tackled by Mitt Romney and President Obama, with "The Kudlow Report's," Larry Kudlow.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why Twitter was the final arbiter of last night's presidential debate.
Discussing last night's presidential debate, and Romney's message on the economy, with Dan Bartlett, Hill & Knowlton president & CEO.
Big Bird is endangered. Jim Lehrer lost control. And Mitt Romney crushed President Obama. Those were the judgments rendered across Twitter and Facebook during the first debate of the 2012 presidential contest.
President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney sparred over taxes, the budget and health-care in their first debate Wednesday night. But our Investigations Inc. fact checking team found that in many cases the facts got caught in the middle.
Both candidates last night talked about cutting taxes for small businesses in some way, but they sparred over what is actually considered a small business. What did you think of the debate?
The Romney numbers plan just doesn't add up, said Austin Ligon, CarMax co-founder & former CEO, discussing the issues debated in last night's first presidential debate.
Assessing the performance of Mitt Romney and President Obama in last night's presidential debate, with Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group chairman & CEO.
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.
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.
CNBC's Steve Liesman wraps up the key issues from last night's presidential debate and how it impacts your money.
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.
In a showdown at close quarters, President Obama and Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering economy.
Wednesday night kicked off the first of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. So, who do you think won the debate? Take our poll and have your voice heard.