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Democrats campaign on auto bailouts

May 16, 2012
Vice President Biden is in Ohio to tell voters the bailouts brought back jobs to the state.
Posted In: Auto, 2012 campaign

Private equity and the campaign

May 15, 2012
Here's a topic you'll hear a lot about in the general election: private equity. And you can thank one of Mitt Romney's Republican opponents for that.
Posted In: private equity, Bain Capital, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich

A fundraising boost from same-sex marriage

May 14, 2012
President Obama's shift on same-sex marriage might have opened the door to more fundraising.
Posted In: gay marriage, Barack Obama, fundraising

President Obama returns to Hollywood

May 10, 2012
The president seeks more Hollywood cash now that GOP challenger Mitt Romney is cutting into his Wall Street donations.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, campaign contribution

Rep. Brad Sherman's big return on campaign donations

May 3, 2012
Many lawmakers invest campaign contributions, but not all make money. Former accountant and Democrat from California Brad Sherman has made over $650,000 on Treasury securities.
Posted In: brad sherman, Investing, campaign contributions

Billionaires top list of donors to super PACs

Apr 25, 2012
Find out who tops the list of top contributors to so-called super PACs through the end of March.
Posted In: super PAC, 2012 election

From the richest to poorest in New York City

Apr 24, 2012
The poorest and richest Congressional districts in the United States are merely miles apart in New York City.
Posted In: New York City

Wall Street turning cold shoulder to Obama

Apr 24, 2012
In 2008, bankers and traders were among Obama's big donors. This year, many are now embracing Romney.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election, Wall Street

In election 2012, a tale of two New York zip codes

Apr 23, 2012
There are hundreds of neighborhoods in New York City, each with a different flavor. Two of them, separated by Central Park, are known for their political fundraisers.
Posted In: New York City, 2012 election, Upper West Side

Occupy movement gets into politics

Apr 23, 2012
Occupy Wall Street spurred a lot of political discussion. Now the movement is creating candidates for office.
Posted In: Occupy, Occupy Wall Street

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