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A balance sheet of 'political capital'

Nov 7, 2012
President Obama and House Republicans both say they have it, but who has more?
Posted In: Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff

For a small business owner, taxes are the key to their vote

Nov 7, 2012
We check back in with Olalah Njenga, a small business owner and formerly undecided voter.
Posted In: njenga, 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Taxes

What are your favorite election phrases?

Nov 7, 2012
A look at words, taglines and phrases that came out of past elections. Which were your favorites?
Posted In: 2012 election

Obama re-election douses Wall Street

Nov 7, 2012
Share prices tanked the day after Obama’s re-election. Wall Street had rooted for Romney and his corporate, investment and personal tax cuts.
Posted In: 2012 election, Wall Street

On the influence of money in politics

Nov 7, 2012
Revisiting the issue of money and its role in politics in this country.
Posted In: campaign finance, campaign contributions, super PACs

Post-election, a polling conundrum

Nov 7, 2012
Gallup's editor-in-chief on last night's election results and the rise of poll "aggregators."
Posted In: polls, 2012 election

Bad day for billionaires

Nov 7, 2012
Conservative super donors fared poorly on Election Day
Posted In: Election 2012, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Podcast Extra: Vision can wait, let's avoid the 'cliff'

Nov 7, 2012
Accepting a second term, President Obama looked to the horizon with a view for where he wants to take us in the next four years, but at the moment that horizon extends about as far as December 31st. Mission one post-election for the president and Congress is steering clear of the "fiscal cliff."
Posted In: 2012 election, fiscal cliff

Election provides some stability, but fiscal cliff looms

Nov 7, 2012
As he spoke about his re-election, President Obama looked to the horizon over the the next four years -- but at the moment that horizon extends only as far as December 31st -- the date of the so-called fiscal cliff.
Posted In: 2012 election, fiscal cliff

Obama's victory: A road to compromise or gridlock?

Nov 7, 2012
With both Governor Romney and President Obama calling for bipartisanship, we check in with two dueling economists to help chart the course ahead.
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, fiscal cliff

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