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  • Presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy during a televised debate.

    It's the great debate about the debates. President Obama and Mitt Romney are going head to head soon in an attempt to win your vote. But do the faceoffs really matter? Some experts say people are more interested in seeing a train-wreck moment  than in hearing substance.

  • Has Obama's Bounce Faded?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports how unrest in the Middle East is impacting the election.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Scott Van Duzer, owner of Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant during a visit to the restaurant in Fort Pierce, Florida.

    In case you were so submerged in football this weekend (RG3! Peyton!) that you blissfully forgot there's a presidential election upon us, you may have missed some of the strangest photos of the season.

  • Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) listens as his running mate, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during the Mooresville Victory Rally August 12, 2012 at NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, North Carolina.

    Challenges that small businesses face hiring more workers are among the top issues in this presidential election. Is Paul Ryan good for small business?

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    New polls show that Medicare ranks as the third most crucial issue to likely voters in Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin, and that more respondents in those crucial states trust President Obama to manage the program, The New York Times reports.

  • Total Cost: $58,065Tuition: $43,840Room & Board: $13,980Fees: $245Claremont McKenna, located near downtown Los Angeles, accepted only 12.4 percent of its applicants for the class of 2016, a rate that admissions counselor Brandon Gonzalez said ensures that students here will be going to school only with other top students.â€?The class of 2016 will be one of the most talented groups of students we have ever seen,â€?  The school will charge these students a tuition of $21,920 per semester, or $43,840 for the entire academic year, incurring a total cost of

    Vice President Joe Biden might not have “the mental capacity” for the job, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday on CNBC.

  • Bill Clinton

    Former President Bill Clinton is set to play a central part in the Democratic convention, aides said, and will formally place President Obama’s name into nomination by delivering a prime-time speech designed to present a forceful economic argument why Obama deserves a second term, the New York Times reports.

  • Mitt Romney

    Fresh off the campaign trail with Mitt Romney, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell laid out his case for why the Republican should occupy the White House next year.

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    In order to avoid the “fiscal cliff” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned about this week, the debate raged over the best way to fix the economy: Spending cuts, tax cuts or both.

  • Tax season is safely behind us, so it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief. But if you paid more to the IRS than you feel you should have, maybe it’s also time to start thinking about doing things a little differently. Maybe it’s time to think about living in a state where the tax burden is less than it is where you are now.Some states have low property taxes, low gasoline taxes and low sales taxes. Some have low income tax rates, and some expect not one cent of income tax revenue from its residen

    If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.

  • A former White House aide backed the “Buffett Rule” plan to make millionaires pay a greater tax rate Friday on “The Kudlow Report.”

  • Biden Blasts 'Romney Rule'

    Debating whether VP Biden is deliberately going after Mitt Romney on his taxes and business success, with Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; Robert Costa, National Review political reporter; and Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor.

  • Vice President Joe Biden, Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney

    Vice President Joe Biden makes an aggressive entry into the 2012 campaign, calling out the other GOP hopefuls by name for their failure to support the auto bailout.

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    President Obama and Vice President Biden are hosting a forum today in an effort to promote "insourcing" American jobs. Business leaders will meet with the President to talk about why insourcing is needed to help create jobs and attract investing dollars from companies looking to establish or grow U.S. subsidiaries.

  • Markets React to Debt Deal

    Discussing the pending debt deal and what it means for the markets, with Chris Cordaro, RegentAtlantic Capital, and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak & Company.

  • VP Biden: Confident Debt Deal Will Pass

    Vice Pres, Joe Biden says he's confident a debt limit deal will pass and says he had a "good meeting" with the democratic caucus.

  • Budget Talks Hit Snag

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Biden talks have reached an impasse, as talks have turned towards making hard money decisions; such as tax hikes and spending.

  • Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner will hit the golf course Saturday—for a chance to 'bond' over the links.  Who do you think will win?

  • Financial Woes

    US lawmakers are weighing $1 trillion in deficit-cutting measures as part of a possible deal that would allow an increase in the country's borrowing authority, Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday.

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    Talks to avert a potentially catastrophic U.S. debt default resume Tuesday after signs Republicans might soften their stance over a key obstacle to a deal with Democrats, but hopes for a breakthrough remain slim.