Elections - Most Commented
Jul 12, 2012
Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, explains how much Americans trust television news, and whether are really impacted by political ads they see on TV.
Jul 10, 2012
President Obama and Mitt Romney have different takes on the economy. Commentator Justin Wolfers says they're both right.
Jul 9, 2012
About a month back, the Federal Election Commission approved a proposal to allow campaign contributions via text message. Both Obama and Romney camps have showed their support for the plan. But now Reuters is reporting that wireless carriers in the country might not be so easy to convince.
Jul 5, 2012
As President Obama's "Betting on America" tour gets underway, we ask a linguist: What does it mean to "bet" on the country?
Jul 5, 2012
A lot of people tend to say there's the Hispanic market, or politically, there are Hispanic voters. But it really does vary on whether the respondent is an immigrant, their parents came here, or both them and their parents were born in the U.S.
Jun 27, 2012
In this installment of Money Matters, we look at the economics of democracy: whether our personal finances are having an effect in this year's major political election.
Jun 22, 2012
More than 100 of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's top donors will join him this weekend, a sign that big-money donors -- not the small donors that propelled Barack Obama to victory in 2008 -- may be the difference-makers in this election.
Jun 18, 2012
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?
Jun 14, 2012
Ahead of what's billed as a major speech by Barack Obama in Cleveland, democratic strategists want the president to change his message to acknowledge slow growth.