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May 18, 2012

Weekly Show

As attacks fly between President Obama and Mitt Romney, a conservative super PAC’s developed a controversial Rev. Wright ad campaign. Plus, is Congress heading towards another partisan debt-ceiling showdown? Also, JP Morgan’s losses and Wall Street regulation. Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; John Harwood, CNBC/NY Times.


Battle on the Airwaves

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President Obama's campaign ad targets Mitt Romney's Bain Capital record, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

After Divisive Primary, Shifting to the Center

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Presidential nominees have several options for repositioning after ideologically charged primary campaigns: strategic silence, new proposals, a different tone on the brighter general election stage. And sometimes they can do nothing and watch their rivals do the shifting.

French Elections and Euro Falls

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What is the potential fallout with international markets and diplomatically with the U.S.?

Your Money, Your Vote

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CNBC's John Harwood discusses the run-up to the 2012 Election.

10 Questions for Timothy F. Geithner

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The attacks on Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner that marked the early part of the Obama administration have died down somewhat as the economy has recovered. But struggles in Europe have created new economic challenges as Mr. Geithner serves out the remaining months of Mr. Obama’s first term, as the president implored him to.

After a Rollicking Primary, a Different Kind of Fight in November

On The Radar

If anything is stable in this presidential race, it is the idea that 2012 is a volatile campaign year. In part that reflects the last two elections, when Democrats and Republicans in turn won big victories, and the expectation that November represents a tiebreaker. Even more, it reflects a roller coaster Republican primary campaign, which at different moments has elevated Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney.

Wisconsin: Big GOP Primary Prize

On The Radar

CNBC's John Harwood explains why the GOP primary in Wisconsin is critical.

GOPs Campaign in Louisiana

On The Radar

CNBC's John Harwood has the story on GOP hopefuls gearing up for the Louisiana primary as some are calling for candidates to drop out.

GOP Candidates Face Illinois Primary Today

On The Radar

CNBC's John Harwood has the story on whether there will be a brokered Republican convention.