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The economy and elections: Ghosts of the past

Feb 28, 2012
We look back at three big economic issues that have swayed elections in recent memory.
Posted In: elections, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan

Economic indicators that impact elections

Feb 28, 2012
With Super Tuesday a week away, we wanted to know which measures of the economy are the ones to watch.
Posted In: economic indicators

What Michigan means for the 2012 election

Feb 24, 2012
Leading up to the Michigan state primary on Tuesday, we check in with host Jeremy Hobson about how people in Michigan are feeling about the economy.
Posted In: Michigan, 2012 election

Romney's wife drives 'a couple of Cadillacs'

Feb 24, 2012
Two, actually. And he drives a Mustang and a Dodge pickup.
Posted In: Mitt Romney

Romney pushes right-to-work in Michigan

Feb 24, 2012
Michigan is a state known for its unions. But Mitt Romney says employees should be able to opt out of mandatory union dues.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Michigan, right-to-work, unions

In Michigan, a tale of two Dodges

Feb 24, 2012
Wrapping up a week in Michigan leading up to that state's primary, host Jeremy Hobson ventured to two very different neighborhoods in Detroit to figure out how people there are feeling about the election.
Posted In: Michigan, Detroit

How important are a presidential candidate's moral values?

Feb 23, 2012
Gallup asked Americans whether they value a candidate's moral values over his or her ability to fix the economy.
Posted In: 2012 election

What consumer sentiment says about the economy

Feb 22, 2012
Richard Curtin of the Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index discusses how the survey gauges consumer hopes and expectations, and what it means in elections.
Posted In: Michigan, consumer, consumer sentiment, index

The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Posted In: manufacturing, unions, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

Michiganders on the economy and the election

Feb 22, 2012
Host Jeremy Hobson ventured out into Ann Arbor, Mich. to see how people are feeling about this year's election, and how the economy will play a role in it.
Posted In: Michigan, consumer sentiment

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