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  • Decision 2010: Your Money, Your Vote Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC gives cutting-edge coverage of the 2010 midterm elections, with analysis that impacts people on both Wall Street and Main Street. Here is the latest analysis from reporters on the  front lines.

  • Velma Hart

    Velma Hart, the middle-class American who gained fame at Obama’s town hall in September told CNBC Tuesday that she would vote for the President twice, if she could—on Tuesday and when he runs for re-election.

  • Why Some Republicans Don't Want to Win the Senate Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 12:18 PM ET
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    Some Republicans worry that a unified Republican House and Senate will bear some of the brunt of voter anger about unemployment—anger that’s now almost entirely focused on the Obama administration.

  • How Healthy Will Economy Be in 2012? Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 7:53 AM ET
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    Will the economy rebound significantly by the next presidential election? Share your opinion.

  • How Healthy Will Economy Be in 2012? Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 1:41 PM ET
    What's Next?

    Will the economy rebound significantly by the next presidential election in 2012? Share your opinion by taking our poll.

  • Debt Collectors Face a Hazard: Writer’s Cramp Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 7:31 AM ET
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    When Michael Gazzarato took a job that required him to sign hundreds of affidavits in a single day, he had one demand for his employer: a much better pen, reports the New York Times.

  • Cramer: Next Week’s 3 ‘Big, Bad Events’ Saturday, 30 Oct 2010 | 12:03 AM ET

    Will the market sink 3 percent to 10 percent over the following five trading sessions? That’s what people are saying.

  • State of the States: Governors Push for Recovery Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 1:54 PM ET
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    Governors of  Delaware, Montana, Maine, Washington and Tennessee, are using a variety of strategies to grow their economies, create new jobs, and keep their states strong.

  • The 10 Coolest Home Upgrades Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 2:41 PM ET
    Fewer people are buying new homes these days, opting instead to do home renovations – you know, just to spice things up a little. Maybe you turn your bathroom into a high-tech spa or get some smart appliances in the kitchen. Maybe you do some green upgrades or maybe you do something purely for luxury. So, what’s the new rain showerhead, the new infinity pool? We talked to contractors, designers and developers all of the country and here are the 10 Coolest Home Upgrades.

    We talked to contractors, designers and developers all over the country and here are the 10 Coolest Home Upgrades.

  • States Too Dependent on Federal Aid: Tenn. Governor Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 12:41 PM ET
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    Phil Bredesen says those states that have become dependent on federal funding are going to be in trouble in January when stimulus money dries up.

  • 10 Reasons to Like Wednesday’s Big Intraday Decline Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 7:31 PM ET

    Or, how Cramer learned to stop worrying and love the sell-off.

  • Is Las Vegas on the Mend? Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:44 PM ET
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    Oscar Goodman is winding down his tenure as perhaps the most famous mayor in Las Vegas' history. He hopes to go out on a high note, even as the state reports the city's unemployment rate has reached a record high of 15 percent.

  • States Are in 'Crisis Mode:' Washington Governor Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:21 PM ET
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    Washington State governor Christine Gregoire says her state and others are struggling—running out of money and dealing with major budget shortfalls.

  • Best Cities to Relocate to in America Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 | 12:25 PM ET
    What people are looking for when they relocate changes from time to time. In the 90s, it was a city with low crime. Then, it was places with good schools. “These days, you want a job and to make sure you can get a house there,” said Bert Sperling of which helps people find the best places to live, work or retire. Sperling crunched the numbers to find the 10 best cities to relocate to today. The list takes into consideration all kinds of data points from cost of living to crime rates, the number

    Bert Sperling of Best Places.net crunched the numbers to find the 10 best cities to relocate to today. Check out the list!

  • Water is Key to Maine's Economic Success Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 4:32 PM ET
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    Maine’s economy has always been reliant on its wealth of natural resources, and one in particular: water, first as a hub for shipbuilding and dam-powered factories, and now as a site for renewable energy.

  • Montana Governor Runs State 'Like a Ranch' Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 3:18 PM ET
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    Governor Brian Schweitzer is a farmer, rancher and soil scientist first. Businessman and politician second.  Schweitzer runs his government like a ranch: with careful planning and ample saving.

  • Delaware is Small State with Big Hopes for Recovery Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 3:11 PM ET
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    More than 60 percent of all Fortune 500 companies, and 50 percent of all American corporations, are incorporated in Delaware, said the state’s Governor Jack Markell. 

  • Job Losses

    Yesterday’s initial jobless claims number came to 452K, slightly below analyst expectations of 455K. This is good news. On the other hand, the prior week’s 462K initial release was revised higher to 475K. This is bad news.

  • America's Scariest Jobs 2010 Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 1:18 PM ET
    Jobs today can be stressful, low paying, monotonous or downright unsatisfying, but most people would prefer those situations to a job that scares them. Certain careers can be scary for many reasons and touch upon a variety of phobias, from the fear of death to the fear of performing in front of large crowds. Although these careers may not be scary to the people who do them on a daily basis, the general public certainly would not feel the same way. To get a sense of the jobs that push the limit f

    To get a sense of the jobs that push the limit for fright, CareerCast.com, a national job portal, identified the 10 scariest jobs of 2010. Here's the list!

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    The American dream appears increasingly elusive to the average citizen, with the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding continued high levels of pessimism in the nation’s outlook for incomes, home values and the future of the economy.