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How campaign spending has changed since 2008

Jan 12, 2012
Today we found out President Obama and the Democrats raised $68 million in the last quarter of 2011, as the president seeks re-election. But this money is a bit... different.
Posted In: 2012 campaign, super PAC, Barack Obama

Super PACS helping to level the playing field

Jan 12, 2012
Republican candidates, thus far, are way behind President Obama in terms of campaign financing. But they are also turning to independent super PACS for funds.
Posted In: politics, 2012 campaign, super PAC

Super PACS gain power in 2012 election season

Jan 11, 2012
After a 2010 Supreme Court decision, independent organizations are gaining increasing power in national elections.
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, super PAC

When American politicians recycle

Jan 11, 2012
Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary last night. But why did his victory speech sound so familiar?
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, 2012 campaign

The economic impact of presidents, past and future

Jan 11, 2012
Last night, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said that President Obama would like to turn the U.S. into a social welfare state. But even if he wanted to, how much impact does a president have on the economy anyway?
Posted In: politics, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

Super PACS continue to influence Republican race

Jan 11, 2012
Mitt Romney has won the first two primaries in this year's presidential election race, but thanks to super PACS, candidates who aren't doing as well might stay in the race longer than ever before.
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, super PAC

Super PACs give candidates staying power

Jan 11, 2012
Super PACs that can spend unlimited money insure that candidates at the back of the pack won't drop out as quickly as they used to.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC

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

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