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A closer look at Rick Santorum's economic platform

Mar 13, 2012
The Republican presidential candidate has been quite vague about his stance on a number of economic issues -- what's been his record so far, and what is his personal background?
Posted In: Rick Santorum, 2012 election

Kansas City grandma worries about Medicare

Mar 13, 2012
In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Posted In: Medicare, Health, medicaid

Do voters really care about gas prices?

Mar 13, 2012
The latest Gallup data reveals how important gas prices really are to voters.
Posted In: gas prices

Deficit cutting vs. social spending: Finding a balance

Mar 12, 2012
Commentator Liz Herman says we need to find a way to both reduce the deficit and spend the right amount on social services.
Posted In: budget deficit, national debt, social services, government spending

Where the economy popped up on Super Tuesday

Mar 7, 2012
Last night, the Republican presidential candidates all mentioned economic issues in their speeches following the primaries and caucuses in ten states.
Posted In: Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Super Tuesday, Newt Gingrich

Super Tuesday results shed light on economic issues

Mar 7, 2012
Now that Super Tuesday has played out, we're getting a sharper focus on what voters care about most. Six in ten voters considered the economy the top issue.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, GOP, republican primaries, Barack Obama

Economy affects politicians of both parties

Mar 7, 2012
The exit polls coming out of Super Tuesday primaries show Republican voters are focused on the economy -- even as their candidates sparred over everything from contraception to higher education.
Posted In: Republicans, Democrats, republican primaries

Super PACs = Long primaries + big $ for local media

Mar 6, 2012
The extended, expensive GOP primary race could help state primaries that never mattered before, in big media markets like California and New York.
Posted In: super PAC

VIDEO: Super PAC Mad Libs

Mar 6, 2012
Political cartoonist Mark Fiore lampoons the rise of the Super PAC in this short video animation
Posted In: super PAC

Georgia voters prep for primary, focus on economy

Mar 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states will have their say tomorrow in the Republican presidential race. Among them: Georgia, where a number of economic issues are at play in who wins the primary there.
Posted In: Georgia, republican primaries

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