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Concentrated super PAC money grows

Feb 10, 2012
Political campaign donations through super PACs are more concentrated than ever. Fewer rich donors are giving increasingly greater amounts to their chosen candidates, and it's raising new concerns about big money influencing elections.
Posted In: super PAC

Biggest war chest not necessarily deciding primaries

Feb 8, 2012
Rick Santorum, the candidate who has raised the least amount of money, recently won three primaries. Does this mean money doesn't matter as much as we thought?
Posted In: super PAC, campaign spending, Rick Santorum, 2012 campaign

The GOP candidates largely agree on what ails the country

Feb 8, 2012
But commentator Robert Reich says they miss the cause.
Posted In: GOP, 2012 election

Play the Super PAC Name Game!

Feb 8, 2012
Is that a Super PAC or a Britney Spears movie? Marvel over this list of the most obscure Super PAC names and create your own with the Super PAC Name Generator from WNYC
Posted In: super PAC, elections

Let's play PAC Name Fever!

Feb 8, 2012
It's our first (and probably last) edition of PAC Name Fever, the super PAC name game where you decide whether they're real or fake.
Posted In: super PAC, elections

Super PACs live on after campaigns die

Feb 7, 2012
The end of a political campaign does not mean the end of a super PAC. In fact, candidates who pull out of a race have no claim to the unused cash, and PAC staffers can use this so-called zombie money however they want after the candidate drops out.
Posted In: super PAC

Missouri primary will cost millions, but not matter

Feb 6, 2012
Missouri is holding its presidential primary tomorrow. Turnout is expected to be extremely low, mostly because the votes for GOP candidates won't count -- and it'll still cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
Posted In: 2012 election, republican primaries, missouri

Stuck in Vegas: The Nevada housing market

Feb 3, 2012
The housing bust and recession have left many Nevada families with little room to move.
Posted In: Las Vegas, Nevada, Housing

Foreclosed: The housing crisis in Las Vegas

Feb 3, 2012
Las Vegas currently holds the title for the city with the highest number of foreclosures in the country. Here, an inside look at the way people are dealing with this crisis.
Posted In: foreclosure, Las Vegas, Nevada

High-tech farm investment unphased by election

Feb 2, 2012
Farmers in the Midwest hardly notice it's an election year. When times are good, as they are now in Nebraska, farmers make high-priced investments in hopes of more profitable crops next year.
Posted In: Nebraska, Agriculture, farming

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