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A day in the life of a campaign tracker

Oct 30, 2012
A campaign tracker explains what it's like following and recording a political candidate.
Posted In: campaign, trackers, American Bridge, super PAC

Marketplace Live from WUNC in Raleigh, N.C.

Oct 30, 2012
Listen to the audio podcast of the Marketplace No Horse, No Race live election road show

Citizens United and the rise of the campaign tracker

Oct 30, 2012
A look at the work of campaign trackers as they follow every step of political campaigns across the country.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, 2012 campaign, campaign tracker

Romney ad takes aim at Obama over Chrysler

Oct 30, 2012
Romney blames Obama for selling Chrysler to Fiat, which plans to make Jeeps in China. Chrysler counters, saying it’s expanding in U.S. too.
Posted In: Chrysler, GM, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Chevron-powered super PAC helps Ohio Congressman

Oct 29, 2012
An Ohio seat for U.S. House of Representatives is targeted by conservative super PAC that received $2.5 million from Chevron.
Posted In: super PAC, Ohio

A different kind of 'power' broker in Chicago

Oct 26, 2012
Voters in the Windy City to decide whether City Hall can negotiate for cheaper electricity rates.
Posted In: energy, electricity

How do you know if a poll is right?

Oct 25, 2012
Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport addresses recent criticism of Gallup's polling.
Posted In: Gallup, newport, polls, nate silver, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Adelson spends big on Virginia U.S. Senate race

Oct 25, 2012
Contest is No. 1 among outside spending groups
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Virginia

38% of Americans feel better off than a year ago

Oct 25, 2012
Every bit of public data -- housing, employment, consumer spending -- changes how voters feel about the state of the nation -- and about their own well-being.
Posted In: Gallup, 2012 election, Economy

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