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Government contractor welcomes fiscal sacrifice

Oct 8, 2012
Virginia is a state both presidential candidates are hoping to win come November. One of the "swingiest" parts of the state is Loudoun County, where a government contractor is ready to put his job on the line to get the nation back on track.
Posted In: entitlements, Virginia, swing state

California contest tops outside spending in House races

Oct 5, 2012
Dan Lungren, Ami Bera battle in targeted race that pits energy against the environment
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, california, Sierra Club, enviroment, big oil

Poll: How much do you like or trust public opinion polling?

Oct 4, 2012
After the first presidential debate on Wednesday, the political polling season is about to kick into high gear. Why polls matter, and why we like them so much.
Posted In: 2012 election, polls

Let the debate spin begin

Oct 4, 2012
Obama smirks, Romney leaves heart in Cayman Islands
Posted In: 2012 election, debate, presidential candidates, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PACs

Breaking down Obama's '$90 billion' green investment

Oct 4, 2012
In last night's debate, Mitt Romney said the president gave $90 billion to the green energy world. That $90 billion number? That's right, sort of.
Posted In: clean energy, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Romney tacks to the center, Obama silent on 47 percent

Oct 4, 2012
Last night's debate brought a number of what seem like novel developments: Pivots on critical issues by Romney; the president leaving out seemingly obvious talking points. But how surprising are they, really?
Posted In: debate, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 2012 election

Debate roundtable: Ohio voters pick Romney as winner

Oct 4, 2012
Following the presidential debate, voters in the swing state of Ohio weigh in on what issues matter most for the middle class this election and who won the debate.
Posted In: debate, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, middle class, Ohio

Debate night recap: It's the economy, Big Bird

Oct 3, 2012
After a night focused on numbers, tax cuts, and deficits, the takeaway discussion points may well end as Big Bird and moderator Jim Lehrer.
Posted In: debate, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

There's no place like home? Not if your candidate loses

Oct 3, 2012
JetBlue has a new contest it's running; the big prize is a free flight. It's a round-trip flight so you can flee the country...when the candidate you didn't vote for wins.
Posted In: 2012 election, JetBlue

Who would a $17K cap on tax deductions affect?

Oct 3, 2012
Mitt Romney says he wants to lower everyone’s tax rate by 20 percent, and one way of doing that is to restrict deductions of more than $17,000. Experts say Mitt Romney 's deduction cap would mostly impact the wealthy.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, 2012 elections, Taxes

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