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  • Republican Presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition 2012 Presidential Candidates Forum December 7, 2011 at Ronald Reagan Building and International Center in Washington, DC.

    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."

  • Obama Versus Romney - Round 1

    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.

  • Mitt Romney

    With the election just weeks away, this strategist has ideas about where a President Romney would take the dollar.

  • Should Big Banks Be Wary of a Romney Win?

    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.

  • Santelli: Social Media Enters the Debate

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why Twitter was the final arbiter of last night's presidential debate.

  • The Economy Takes Center Stage at Debate

    Discussing last night's presidential debate, and Romney's message on the economy, with Dan Bartlett, Hill & Knowlton president & CEO.

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    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.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) speaks during the Presidential Debate as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) looks on at the University of Denver.

    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.

  • Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L).

    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?

  • CEO Reacts to Revenue 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.

  • Debate Reaction: The 'Likeable' Rating

    Assessing the performance of Mitt Romney and President Obama in last night's presidential debate, with Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group chairman & CEO.

  • 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.

  • Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney listens during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver.

    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.

  • U.S. Presidential Debates

    Daniel Hanson, Economic Researcher, AEI (American Enterprise Institute) and Alex Cole, Vice President, Hattaway Communications weigh in on the Presidential debates.

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    The first presidential debate is likely to focus on economic issues as President Obama and Mitt Romney clash over the size and role of government.  Here are some of the topics that could come up.

  • 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.