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  • Ron Paul's Iowa Power Play?

    Discussing whether Ron Paul is poised to make a power play in the Hawkeye State, with Doug Wead, Ron Paul campaign senior advisor, and the likely outcome of the Iowa caucuses, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry failed to collect enough signatures to get on the primary ballot in Virginia. Yes, the state has tough rules, but other candidates have managed to register, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Republican presidential candidates stand together before a Republican presidential candidate debate at the Reagan Library, Simi Valley, California.

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has failed to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary, a development that complicates his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination.

  • Ron Paul (R)

    Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is now leading the pack in Iowa as Newt Gingrich's support fades.

  • Quayle Rates the Republican Candidates

    A closer look at the Republican candidates for President, with Dan Quayle, former Vice President of the United States. Quayle explains why he's endorsing Mitt Romney.

  • Republican Front-Runners Get Nasty

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses tomorrow's Iowa Republican debate, and looks at Mitt Romney's attack ads targeting Newt Gingrich, with Robert Costa, National Review; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; John McLaughlin, Republican pollster; and Dan Gerstein, Gotham Ghostwriters.

  • Newt Gingrich: Obama 'Food-Stamp President'

    GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich discusses what he would cut from the Federal budget, tax cuts, President Obama, Ron Paul's negative ad against him, his 15-point lead in the latest Gallup poll, and why he would make a stronger candidate than Mitt Romney.

  • GOP Race Heats Up, Ad Targets Newt

    The political knives are out as the fight for the White House heats up. Barry Nolan, fmr. Joint Economic Cmte. Comm. director; Mona Charen, syndicated columnist; and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher, weigh in.

  • One-On-One with Ron Paul

    The gloves are off in the GOP fight for the White House. Ron Paul's camp came out with a blistering web ad on Thursday targeting Newt Gingrich.

  • Mamas, why let your babies grow up to be cowboys when they can be political consultants? Herding voters instead of cattle pays better, and if they win, these roving guns generally follow their candidate into a prestigious White House job. If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects. Can we tell anything about the candidates from their choice of consultant? A White House hopeful’s pick i

    If the current crop of top campaign advisers is any measure, neither losing a national race nor burning out on the campaign trail dents your job prospects.

  • Rick Perry speaks at the CNBC Republican Debate.

    How should you respond when suddenly, mid-sentence, your mind goes blank and you have your own Perry "Oops" moment? Here are three tips.

  • Barack Obama

    It’s the economy stupid—maybe not. President Obama with the help of Congressional allies has turned the key issues to his advantage.

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    This is part six of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011.  In this section, Buffett talks about investing in infrastructure and says that Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is doing a "terrific job."

  • Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    The SNL sketch spoofed CNBC's Republican candidates debate last week. You know, the one that highlighted three candidates: Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, and...uh...oops.

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    This is part two of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011.  In this section, Buffett talks about the possibility of more quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve and says GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has the best chance of beating President Barack Obama in the 2012 election.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett says it's not clear Europe has the will or ability to do "whatever it takes" to resolve its debt crisis.  Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Buffett says he looks at European sovereign debt every day but has not gotten back into it.

  • GOP symbol and cash

    We found several exaggerations and misstatements in the latest Republican presidential candidates’ debate.

  • Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    Republican candidates will challenge President Barack Obama on foreign policy, an issue they have given scant attention in recent weeks, in a debate Saturday night.

  • Support Growing for Newt Gingrich?

    A look at where the GOP candidates stand, after Wednesday's debate, with Keith Boykin, The Daily Voice editor; Terry Jeffrey, CNS editor-In-chief, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal, senior economic writer.

  • Candidates on stage at the CNBC GOP candidates debate.

    There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse.