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Does money buy elections?

Jan 11, 2012
Conventional wisdom says the candidate who raises the most money is likely to get the most votes. But is that really true?
Posted In: 2012 election, campaign spending, fundraising, politics

What sets N.H. voters apart from other states

Jan 10, 2012
New Hampshire, like Iowa, has a state economy that is much better off than the national average. So what do candidates focus on there to win over voters?
Posted In: 2012 election, New Hampshire, GOP

Is N.H. representative for other American voters?

Jan 10, 2012
New Hampshire voters go to the polls in the state's all-important primary contest. The Republican presidential candidates have been campaigning in the Granite State for weeks and months.
Posted In: politics, New Hampshire, 2012 election

Job growth could stay slow through election season

Jan 6, 2012
Economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Barack Obama, 2012 election

The economy in elections 2008 v. 2012

Jan 5, 2012
The economy is shaping up to the top issue of this election year. How does that compare to the last election in 2008?
Posted In: 2012 election, Gallup

Popular candidates in Iowa can’t count on donations

Jan 4, 2012
Rick Santorum is the latest GOP candidate to face the problem of increasing popularity without an increase in political dollars.
Posted In: 2012 election

Resurgent labor unions in Ohio could tip presidential race

Jan 4, 2012
Supporters and foes of collective bargaining rights will spend big on the presidential race in Ohio. Labor unions claim the issue has rallied their members.
Posted In: unions, collective bargaining rights, Ohio

Iowa's economy stronger than other states

Jan 3, 2012
The unemployment rate in Iowa is relatively low compared to much of the rest of the country. How does the state's economy impact the Iowa caucuses?
Posted In: 2012 election, Iowa

This season's primaries cheapest in a decade

Jan 3, 2012
A combination of free TV debates and outside money is helping candidates penny-pinch for now.
Posted In: 2012 election, Iowa

Iowa caucuses could be impacted by weather

Dec 30, 2011
Poor weather on election day can mean fewer voters at the polls, and bigger expenses for the candidates.
Posted In: weather, Iowa, politics, 2012 election

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