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Super PAC quarterly report sheds light on donors

Oct 16, 2012
Notable donors include the National Education Association, Bob Perry and Foster Friess
Posted In: super PACs, 2012 election

Candidates launch final ad spending push

Oct 16, 2012
In a record breaking year for political advertisements, Governor Romney and President Obama are still racking up dollars in the final months of their campaigns to compete for paid advertisements.
Posted In: Political ads, super PACs

Checking up on Medicare

Oct 16, 2012
Just in time for the second presidential debate, Medicare, the patient, goes to see "Dr. Obama" and "Dr. Romney."
Posted In: Medicare, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

Where county preservation trumps partisan politics

Oct 16, 2012
In the bucolic countryside of Loudoun County, Va., a hotly contested region of an important swing state, residents are crossing party lines to preserve their beloved way of life.
Posted In: Loudon County, Virginia

Marketplace Live from KERA in Dallas

Oct 15, 2012
Check out the audio from our live event on the road in Dallas, Texas. Among the topics covered: Dallas architecture and cowboy boots.

Read the memorandum of understanding for tomorrow's presidential debate

Oct 15, 2012
Nothing about chilled Evian water in the waiting rooms or colored M&Ms, but it's a pretty good read.
Posted In: debate

Web video implies Biden 'on something' in debate

Oct 15, 2012
Group's backers a mystery.
Posted In: 2012 election, Joe Biden, debate

Campaigns don't help small businesses in swing states

Oct 15, 2012
You might think all that political activity in places like Iowa, Ohio and Florida would be great news for the local economy. But campaign spending isn't trickling down to the local level.
Posted In: 2012 election, Iowa, Small Business

In election, voters look beyond personal finances

Oct 15, 2012
A survey finds that most people don't think the election will affect their personal finances. Among those who do, there's a preference for President Obama.
Posted In: 2012 election

Lack of photo ID triggers financial penalty

Oct 15, 2012
Thousands of Americans face economic challenges because, through no fault of their own, they are unable to secure a photo ID.
Posted In: photo ID, Voter ID, 2012 election

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