Congress Political Leaders

  • Libertarian Nominee: Jobs, Taxes & Debates

    Today's Rasmussen poll shows Romney is leading President Obama 49 to 47 nationally, but 2 percent still support another candidate. Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee, explains why he should be in tonight's debate.

  • Growth Battle: Obama vs. Romney

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the town-hall style format of tonight's presidential debate; and which presidential candidate has a better growth vision for the U.S. economy? Nia-Malika Henderson, The Washington Post; Ed Conrad, Former Bain Capital partner; and Ketih McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management founder & CEO, debate.

  • Shake-Up at Citi: Time to Buy?

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports today is the second day the markets closed around highs; and Kenneth Heebner, Capital Growth Management, offers his take on Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit's decision to quit today, and housing prices.

  • Howard Dean: Libya Outrage Right Wing Nonsense

    Larry Kudlow is outraged that President Obama hasn't taken responsibility for Libya. But Howard Dean calls the outrage "right wing" nonsense.

  • Clinton: 'I Take Responsibility' for Benghazi-Gate Scandal

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN that she "takes responsibility" for the Benghazi-gate scandal. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and CNBC contributor Howard Dean, share their opinions.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: How Far Could Gas Fall Before the Election?

    Wholesale gasoline prices are falling sharply in some key battleground states, CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks ahead to Wednesday's key report on inventories and at how far pump prices could drop in the weeks before the US presidential election.

  • What Do Voters Want?

    David Walker, Comeback America Initiative CEO, discusses his five week bus tour talking to Americans about restoring fiscal sanity in the government and what they want from elected officials.

  • Presidential Debates: Round 2 Tonight

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of tonight's presidential debate and the likely strategy of both candidates.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including a report some of State Street's biggest shareholders want to oust its CEO, disappointed by the company's stock price.

  • Kudlow Debate: Benghazi Fallout?

    President Obama and Mitt Romney are set to debate Tuesday night. CNBC's Larry Kudlow is hosting his own debate, with Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Prices Fall

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Gov. Scott's Economic Forecast

    Gov. Rick Scott, Governor, (R-FL), discusses the tax tussle in Washington, and why "government has got to get smaller."

  • Gov. Scott's Sunshine Economics

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL), discusses his state's strategy for creating jobs and decreasing unemployment.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    Japan's Softbank is buying up to 70 percent of Sprint Nextel for $20.1 billion.

  • Americans Want Answers!

    The American people are looking for answers, not attacks, says Mitt Romney. CNBC Contributor Howard Dean, and Romney Surrogate Tom Stemberg, discuss what the case for re-electing President Obama is.

  • Frenemy of the State

    A new report is out that a rift between Presidents Obama and Clinton has ripped open over the stunning Benghazi fallout, with Ed Klein, author of "The Amateur;" and NBC News Terrorism analyst Roger Cressey, reports the latest details of a cyber attack warning from Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

  • Biden Laughing It Up

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky says he is hearing from some Obama supporters that Biden's laughter in the vice presidential debate Thursday night was "a non-professional, disappointing joke of an act;" and CNBC Contributor Michael Barr, weighs in.

  • Biden's Chuckle vs. Ryan's Smirk

    The European Union has won the Nobel Peace Prize, and Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan (R) had a "face-off" in Thursday night's vice presidential debate. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief, weigh in.

  • A Real Political Debate

    Representative Brad Sherman made a lunge for rival Howard Berman in a congressional debate in California on Thursday. Zach Goldfarb, The Washington Post, and Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief, provide perspective.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans.