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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
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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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The center of the financial crisis, four years later

Apr 23, 2012
A visit to the former offices of Lehman Brothers, the corner on which the financial system turned. Has anything changed?
Posted In: Lehman Brothers
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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
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Poll shows Obama and Romney in dead heat

Apr 18, 2012
A CBS News/New York Times poll finds Romney closing the gap. So how would his wealth affect his policies?
Posted In: Mitt Romney
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A look at the Obama campaign's money strategy

Apr 16, 2012
From small donors, big donors and super PACs, where will the president be getting his campaign cash?
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, campaign contribution
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Presidential candidates likely to pass on public money

Apr 13, 2012
This year's presidential race could be the most expensive ever, and neither President Obama nor his presumed opponent Mitt Romney are expected to accept public financing of their campaigns -- it just wouldn't be enough.
Posted In: 2012 election, campaign spending
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GOP-friendly super PACs can now focus money on Obama

Apr 11, 2012
Rick Santorum's exit from the GOP primary race means the super PAC money that kept his presidential bid alive will now likely be spent on anti-Obama attack ads.
Posted In: super PAC, Rick Santorum, 2012 election, Mitt Romney
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Santorum calls it quits

Apr 10, 2012
Rick Santorum’s decision to bow out of the presidential race frees up millions of dollars that Republicans can now spend to fight Obama.
Posted In: Rick Santorum, 2012 election
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A 'Health Care Song'

Mar 28, 2012
What are the most important election issues you're thinking about this year? Singer-songwriter Brad Hoshaw gives his answers in verse.
Posted In: Music, health care, singer songwriter

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