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Week in Review: Romney's 15.9% tax rate

Jan 27, 2012
How can ordinary Americans can get a tax rate like Mitt Romney's?
Posted In: tax, Taxes, romney, 15.9%, capital gains, income

Rick Santorum's economic philosophy

Jan 20, 2012
The Republican presidential hopeful used to be a senator from Pennsylvania, a state known for a strong union presence and significant blue collar values. How has that colored his economic views?
Posted In: 2012 election, Rick Santorum

Tea Party, Republicans await S.C. primary

Jan 19, 2012
We speak to one of the founding members of the Tea Party in South Carolina about which candidate she favors and why.
Posted In: 2012 campaign, 2012 election, republican primaries, tea party

Super PACS continue to influence Republican race

Jan 11, 2012
Mitt Romney has won the first two primaries in this year's presidential election race, but thanks to super PACS, candidates who aren't doing as well might stay in the race longer than ever before.
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, super PAC

What sets N.H. voters apart from other states

Jan 10, 2012
New Hampshire, like Iowa, has a state economy that is much better off than the national average. So what do candidates focus on there to win over voters?
Posted In: 2012 election, New Hampshire, GOP

Popular candidates in Iowa can’t count on donations

Jan 4, 2012
Rick Santorum is the latest GOP candidate to face the problem of increasing popularity without an increase in political dollars.
Posted In: 2012 election

Iowa's economy stronger than other states

Jan 3, 2012
The unemployment rate in Iowa is relatively low compared to much of the rest of the country. How does the state's economy impact the Iowa caucuses?
Posted In: 2012 election, Iowa

Iowa caucuses could be impacted by weather

Dec 30, 2011
Poor weather on election day can mean fewer voters at the polls, and bigger expenses for the candidates.
Posted In: weather, Iowa, politics, 2012 election

Mitt Romney's policies in the public and private sectors

Dec 29, 2011
How did Mitt Romney approach business and economics as both a private businessman and as the governor of Massachusetts?
Posted In: politics, Mitt Romney, Massachusetts

What sets Ron Paul's economic philosophy apart?

Dec 23, 2011
Presidential hopeful Ron Paul has stood out from other candidates for his throwback economic philosophy. But would his ideas work now?
Posted In: Ron Paul, 2012 election

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GOP ContendersExplore a snapshot of the economic plans from each of the Republican presidential candidates in the GOP primaries and 2012 presidential elections. Read about their economic platforms, and their views on defense spending, education, housing, health care, social security, taxes, and the national debt.