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  • 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.

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    Shame on the Republican candidates for president. Shame on them for showing up at debate specifically targeting the U.S. economy with not one credible, rational, even reputable notion of what to do about the nation's housing mess.

  • GOP Candidate Rick Perry at Presidential Debate

    Aw, yeah, a day after Rick Perry’s big gaffe on the CNBC GOP debate, some YouTube mix master has already uploaded a remix!

  • GOP Debate

    Real-estate mogul Donald Trump played it cagey with CNBC, saying Thursday he won't be endorsing a Republican presidential candidate for another month.

  • GOP Candidate Rick Perry at Presidential Debate

    Rick Perry moved into spin control Thursday after a stumble during the Republican presidential debate, and insisted it won't force him out of the presidential race.

  • Debate Analysis

    Discussing Rick Perry's stumble and why Mitt Romney's performance showed he is comfortable with speaking on the economy, with former NY Rep. Susan Molinari (R) and Mack McLarty, Bill Clinton's first White House chief of staff.

  • Debate Fact Checking

    CNBC's Scott Cohn fact-checks the candidate's statements from last night's debate.

  • Donald Trump Debate Reaction

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president, shares his thoughts on what candidates should do when they don't have the answers during a live debate. Trump says Rick Perry's moment of not naming the third agency he plans to close down did not help his campaign.

  • Rick Perry on Today Show

    Texas Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Rick Perry appears on the Today show to discuss his performance on last night's debate.

  • Rick Perry is in Deep, Deep Trouble: Todd

    NBC's Chuck Todd discusses what Rick Perry's flub will mean for his campaign tomorrow. "Under the circumstances, Herman Cain's performance was impressive tonight," he adds.

  • Rick Perry Intrade chart during CNBC GOP Debate

    Texas governor Rick Perry may have made a fatal gaffe at the Republican presidential debate Wednesday night.

  • Perry: Forgets His Plan

    Texas Governor Rick Perry forgets the third agency he would dissolve. He says he would do away with Education, commerce and can't remember the third.

  • Romney: America Faces a Crisis

    Romney says people on both sides of the aisle realize it's time to worry about America. We're headed toward being Italy if we don't change our course, he says.

  • Cain on Housing, Fannie & Freddie

    I would turn those GSEs into private entities, says Herman Cain. "The government does not need to be in that business. I would find a way to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac."

  • Housing Crisis Caused by Regulations?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman asks Mitt Romney about the housing crisis. Romney says the housing problem was caused by government interference, and Gov. Rick Perry says regulations caused the problem. Also, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich weighs in on Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.

  • Ron Paul on Taxes & the Fed

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asks Rep. Ron Paul about his tax plan. He says it's not a tax issue, it's a spending issue, and the price-fixing of interest rates by the Fed is ripping off people on fixed income.

  • Corporate Profits vs. Job Creation

    Do public companies have a responsibility to create jobs or make money, asks CNBC's Jim Cramer of Mitt Romney, who says you can have both.

  • Candidates on Occupy Wall Street

    Should government do something to address growing inequalities? "I want to be the President of the 99%. I also want to be the President of the 1%," says Jon Huntsman.

  • Bachmann on Creating Jobs

    How can we create jobs in America as quickly as possible? Rep. Michele Bachmann says we need to cut corporate taxes and cut regulation in order to keep business in this country.