Congress Political Leaders

  • Capitol Hill Reacts to Pandit's Exit

    Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), discusses the abrupt departure of Citi's CEO, and weighs in on last night's presidential debate.

  • First Question Kicking Off Heated Debate

    Jeremy Epstein, Adelphi University student, talks about his question to the candidates on jobs in last night's debates.

  • Wednesday Market Road Map

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market moving stories of the day, including a slew of earnings released before the bell, and a roundup of last night's presidential debate, with CNBC'S John Harwood.

  • Which Candidate is Better For Stocks?

    Discussing how investors should play momentum swings as the presidential election nears, with Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha Partners managing director.

  • Presidential Candidates Testy on Key Issues

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a recap of last night's second presidential debate.

  • Second Debate Crackles With Emotion

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama and Mitt Romney went toe-to-toe over jobs, energy and taxes, during last night's second presidential debate, which at times turned into angry cross talk.

  • Fallout From Second Presidential Debate

    Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), weighs in on key points in last night's presidential debate, and discusses why Congress must find the political will to rise above bipartisanship bickering and pass a tax plan and balance the budget.

  • Peering Over the Fiscal Cliff

    It would be a huge mistake to let the economy go over the fiscal cliff, said Lawrence Summers, Harvard University, discussing why it's important to rise above political rhetoric and address the nation's debt problems.

  • Obama vs Romney: Who Won?

    CNBC's John Harwood recaps last night's aggressive presidential debate, and highlights the key points where the candidates most notably disagree.

  • Pre-Market Report: Solid Earnings Boost Stocks

    A look at U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including the resignation of Citi's CEO Pandit; and a preview of consumer spending ahead of the key holiday shopping season.

  • Fact Checking Tonight's Presidential Debate

    CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a closer look at tonight's second presidential debate and reports whether the candidates' statements were accurate.

  • Debate's Impact on the Independent

    How tonight's debate impacted the independent voter, with Jared Bernstein, Former chief Economist to VP Biden; Sara Fagen, Former Top Aide to President George W. Bush; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; Jim Nussle, Former OMB Director; Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman; and Austin Ligon, co-founder & former CEO of CarMax.

  • Romney's Economic Adviser Reacts to Debate

    CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow speak to Glen Hubbard, Mitt Romney Economic Adviser, about how Governor Romney differentiated his plans from George W. Bush and President Obama.

  • Reaction to Presidential Debate

    The second presidential debate has ended, and CNBC's "Your Money, Your Vote" team share their reactions. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), weighs in on the candidates response to job creation and the Benghazi-Gate scandal, saying "the President has a reasonable plan, but I wish he said that the U.S. has lost 700,000 public-sector jobs thanks to the policies of Governor Romney and the Republicans."

  • Candidates: Biggest Misperception America Has of You?

    President Obama and Governor Romney answer what they believe is the biggest misperception the American people have about them as a man and as a candidate.

  • Romney on Outsourcing Jobs: My Plan Is To Keep China Playing By the Rules

    President Obama and Governor Romney answer what plans they have to put back and keep jobs in the United States.

  • Obama, Romney on Gun Control

    President Obama addresses his take on assault-weapon policies, saying "My beliefs are to enforce laws we currently have, keep guns out of the hands of criminals, and that weapons designed for soldiers do not belong on the streets." Governor Romney discusses why he changed his mind on an assault-weapon ban.

  • Who Denied Libya Security?

    One undecided voter asks about reports that the State Department refused extra security for the U.S. Embassy in Libya. President Obama says "when it comes to Libya, everyone will be held accountable, and I am ultimately responsible for what's taking place there," and Governor Romney addresses the President's actions following the Libya tragedy.

  • Obama on Fixing the 'Broken' Immigration System

    Governor Romney says America is a "nation of immigrants," and supports an "employment verification system;" and President Obama says "if we're going to go after folks who are here illegally, we should go after criminals."

  • How Romney Differentiates Himself From Bush

    Governor Romney differentiates himself and his policies from George W. Bush and Bush's administration, saying he will "crack down on China." President Obama says Romney is "the last person who is going to get tough on China."